Full-time Dog Handler Position

ID# 002089

Lucky Dog Resorts
2801 Janitell Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
United States

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From $13.25 To $13.25
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Job Description

Do you love dogs? Do you want to spend all day around them?

This may be the job for you!

Lucky Dog Resorts - South is looking for Part-time and Full-time reliable staff who love to work with dogs. We have an amazing team and we are looking to grow our staff. Our handler positions involve mostly playing and cleaning up after the dogs, which requires lots of energy.

About Lucky Dog: "Where the dogs come first" is our motto. We make sure the dogs have a great time and stay safe while they are here. We offer dog daycare, boarding, and grooming.

Schedule: Our shifts are generally 8 shifts, 5 days a week, AM and PM shift availability. Our schedules are from Monday to Saturday 6am to 8pm and Sunday from 6am to 7pm including holidays (our busy time!). We offer a flexible schedule if we can.

Benefits: You get to play with dogs all day. We offer discounts for retail products and other employee benefits, such as a stocked kitchen and dog benefits. We provide training on dog handling and behavior to make sure you have the tools you need to perform your job.

Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Clean and maintain kennels and play areas

  • Perform baths

  • Work outside with heat and cold

  • Supervise play areas to ensure pet safety

  • Physical ability to control dogs of all sizes

  • Keep records of feeding and medication schedules

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to chelsea@bealuckydog.com.

Be sure to include a little bit about yourself, what previous experience you have with animals, your weekly availability, and why you would be a great asset to Lucky Dog Resorts.

Job Requirements
be able to lift 50lbs
have reliable transportation
be able to stand and walk for long periods
be able to be exposed to outdoor climate for long durations
have a "pack leader" mentality
be able to work all shifts
be able to work weekends and holidays
be comfortable with all breeds, temperaments, and sizes of dogs
be punctual and dependable - the dogs depend on you!
be able to multitask
be able to work well in fast-paced environment
be able to work in a loud environment
have good communication skills
be able to work well on a team

Preferred but not required:
dog handling experience
Chelsea Pond
2801 Janitell Road
Colorado Springs CO 80906
United States
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