Dog Walker

Dog Walker

Dog Walker:


Our Dedicated Dog Walking team is the key to our success!

Spot is looking for experienced Dog Walkers to grow with us. If you are passionate about providing the best care for Man’s Best Friend and capable of building client relationships while leading a team of staff, apply right now!   We are a leader in pet care hospitality – join us in our mission!

As a Dog Walker, the work you do has a direct impact on each dog’s quality of life. We offer a highly collaborative and inclusive environment that rewards those who perform well.  We are committed to helping each employee reach their full potential and building a team that puts pet parents and their dogs first.  We continue to set the standard of excellence for client service and dog care.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Spot Dog Walker, you will be responsible for the day-to-day walks of pre assigned dogs. Our number one priority is the safety and comfort of the dogs entrusted to us. You must ensure that each Spot dog receives the approved amount of play and exercise, along with ensuring that the location Customer Service Representative receives correct feedback and each progress card get completed accurately. Dog Walkers must be comfortable and able to work in all weather conditions, feel comfortable with dogs of all sizes and ages, be detail oriented, conscience and trustworthy. Dog Walkers must own a phone (with text/email) and a metro card.

Performance Metrics:

  • Zero incidents with Dogs
  • Client satisfaction as measured through feedback
  • Client retention and loyalty
  • Service levels (on-time service pick up, compliance with the dog care instructions of our pet parents)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pick up dogs from their homes and engage in friendly play to make them comfortable
  • Make note of any special instructions or limitations that dog owners provide
  • Ability to lift a 50 pound dog
  • Ability to walk multi blocks 5 to 10 blocks with a dog walking belt attached to your hip
  • Ability to handle 2 or 3 dogs at once
  • Engage dogs in physical activities such as play and exercise as part of the dog activity plan
  • Ensure that any waste on the road or sidewalk is cleaned immediately
  • Ensure dogs’ physical safety at all times and make sure that they do not endanger any other animal or human in the vicinity
  • Provide dogs with food and water by following schedule that dog owners have provided
  • Take photographs and make videos of dogs on a periodical basis

Benefits:

Our Dog Walkers enjoy the following benefits:

  • Paid on the Job Training
  • PTO
  • Discount on Spot Retail Merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program

Job Requirements

Spot Dog Walkers must be able to walk multiple Dogs under a variety of weather conditions. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about the well-being of dogs. You must possess a high degree of independent decision-making and problem-solving skills when on the field walking. Qualified candidates should be highly organized and pay close attention to the details that make a difference in the clients’ experience. Other requirements of the Dog Walker position are:

  • 6 months of related experience
  • Ability to lift a 50lb dog
  • High level of professionalism with excellent time management
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, weekends and holidays