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#18700 Professional Dog Walker - Bark and Mew Crew Inc.

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Jennifer Burrell

Bark and Mew Crew Inc.


2040 Broadleaf Crescent
Burlington, ON



Job Description



May 16, 2022

June 30, 2022



Part-time Contract - 1 year minimum

Weekday mornings 9am - 2pm

$20.00 - $25 per hour


We are an established Pet Services company serving Oakville and Burlington and are looking for the right individuals to join our Crew.

This would be perfect position for someone who is finished with the corporate world, retired or semi-retired looking to work from 9am to 3pm and willing to commit to a minimum of a 1 year contract. This is not a position for a student.

We are looking for individuals who want to spend their days in the company of dogs and loves being outdoors. You are a mature, responsible, dedicated, kind person willing to go that extra mile for the customer. This can be a very rewarding job for someone who loves animals, but it is not always easy, this is a REAL job, it is challenging and can physically demanding. Enjoy all the best parts of being with dogs but not have the worry of the operations of the business!

You must be able to walk in all kinds of weather and have the availability for occasional evenings and weekends. The ability and willingness to boarding dogs in-home would be a great asset.

Our Expectations & Qualifications:

A Valid FULL G License and insurance (willing to get commercial insurance for transporting dogs in your vehicle)

Reliable, Trustworthy and Honest


Good communication skills - our days are busy and a strong line of communication throughout the day is key

Flexible - schedules can change on the go - you must be adaptable as situations arise during the day that may change your route or schedule

A reliable vehicle able to transport multiple dogs of various sizes and must have functioning heat and air conditioning – winter tires strongly recommended during winter season - please keep in mind it can get and will get very messy! Wet, dirty dogs in your car are messy, there will be hair everywhere, nose and paw prints all over the doors and windows. If this discourages you, this job is not for you.

Must be confident and comfortable walking all types and sizes of dogs on lead and off lead - one on one or multiple dogs at a time.

Must be a Team Player that can also work independently

Clean and current criminal record check AND driver’s abstract check

Must have an active smart phone with camera, texting and data plan for emailing as you will receive last minute requests and updates to your walk schedule and send clients daily walk updates with pictures using our GPS App.

Knowledge of dog body language and behaviour is an asset

Have a fully fenced yard for boarding (If willing to board)

Must be local to Oakville and/or Burlington

We are looking to fill full and part-time independent contractor positions for a minimum of a one year contract with the possibility of extending beyond one year. We compensate very well and are one of the highest paying walking companies in the area. Average work day is 5 - 6 hours.

Do not apply if you do not have a Valid G licence or a reliable vehicle

What we offer:

Before/After hour as well as Weekend and Holiday Day Pay above regular compensation

Training and Certifications - Pet First Aid/CPR,Leash Training, Play Behaviour, Dog Behaviour among other certification and courses.

A great friendly team

If you think you have what it takes and want to join our Crew please send your cover letter and resume with Why Hire Me! in the subject line.

Job Type: Contract

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Casual, Freelance

Salary: $20.00-$25.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Mask wearing is mandatory if a client requests it, otherwise you do not have to wear one unless you wish to.

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