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Date Posted:
Feb 1, 2019

Closing Date:
Feb 28, 2019

Job Status:
Part-Time Permanent Permanent


$ 15 per hour

Hours per Week:

How to Apply:
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Animal Care Attendant

Springwater Pet Resort

Job Description:

Springwater Pet Resort specializes in providing trusted, quality pet boarding and care. We offer a variety of services such as overnight pet boarding, doggie daycare, and "pawesome" pet fun!

We are currently hiring for part-time animal care attendants. These postitions are ideal for those looking for casual work. Shifts will vary in frequency and duration. We offer flexible scheduling, a friendly and respectful environment, and good/fair compensation for the right candidates.

We are paticularly interested in applicants who are mature, reliable, and responsible animal lovers. Must be comfortable with dogs of all breeds and sizes.

Must be willing to work some weekends and holidays as needed. Shifts could start as early as 7am, or end as late as 11pm (no shifts longer than 8 hours) to ensure the best possible care for our guests. Frequency of shifts will vary from week to week, generally ranging from 1-3 shifts per week.

Within this position your responsibilities would include:

  • Exercising/interacting with dogs and cats
  • Supervising and building play groups
  • Answering inquiries and booking reservations
  • Ensuring quality care and treatment of all animals
  • Responsible for the preparation and feeding of all animals
  • Cleaning enclosures, dishes, litter pans, removing garbage, "poop patrol"
  • Responsible for monitoring the well-being and behaviour of all animals
  • Other duties as assigned/required

Qualifications and Skills we are seeking:

  • Must have a genuine interest in, and concern for the overall well-being of animals and demonstrate empathy and compassion for animals
  • Ability to recognize signs/symptoms of anxiety, pain, or sickness in animals
  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs, and work on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Ability to learn and use basic booking/scheduling software
  • Ability to remail calm and effective in stressful situations
  • Must have dependable mode of transportation
  • Must be dependable/reliable

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

Must have dependable mode of transportation, Must be able to work with other staff and the public in a positive, professional manner, Must be able to work with minimum supervision.

Education Required:


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