Kennelwood Pet Resorts is looking for a Dog Day Camp Counselor to be a part of a growing industry leader pet care business. As a Dog Day Camp Counselor you are able to handle a lot of canine energy confidently due to training, experience and a knack for working with dogs. You make sure that pets participate in breed-appropriate and size-specific activities and carefully maintain order in all playgroups. Your organizational skills and attention to detail ensure that every animal guest receives all their Day Camp activities as expected.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
- Provide dogs in camp with exercise and enrichment
- Supervise group play sessions
- Maintain a clean camp yard and clean up after dogs
- Greet pet parents upon drop off and pick up
- Walk dogs for placement in correct activity
- May be cross-trained in other departments
- Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time in all weather conditions
- Ability to lift at least 40 lbs on a regular basis and up to 50 lbs on occasion
- Ability to walk dogs of all sizes on leashes
- Ability to handle dogs of all sizes
- Comfortable working around pet hair and dander
- A passion for animals
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays
- No experience necessary!
What's in it for you?
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Weekly paychecks
- Training and growth potential
- 401k plus employer match
- Paid time off and paid holidays
- Free Pet Boarding and Dog DayCamp
- Discounts on Training and Grooming
- Bring your pet to work with you!
- Benefits may vary per position and department
This description is representative only and is not exhaustive of all the tasks this position may be required to perform.
Kennelwood Pet Resorts opened its first location in 1974. Since the beginning, Kennelwood has been a leader in the pet care industry being the first to introduce pet services like Shed-X and Doggie DayCamp and continues the tradition by offering services such as training, grooming, dog daycamp, and boarding. Kennelwood has eight convenient pet resort locations as well as a Kennelwood Academy for Dog Training Professionals. Kennelwood continues to be an industry leader and has the philosophy that the experiences we create form connections that build trust and confidence. Join our team and be a part of the tradition and contribute to the lives of the pets entrusted in our care!