Driver

Driver

Driver:


Our dedicated driving team is key to our success!

Spot is looking for experienced Drivers to grow with us. In this role, you will provide a high level of care to each client and dog.  The safety and comfort of the dogs entrusted to us is the number one priority at Spot, and providing on-time, professional and safe transportation services is critical for Spot to deliver on this promise – join us in our mission!

As a Driver 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 Driver, you are responsible for transporting dogs to and from our clients’ homes, between all Spot facilities or veterinary care in a safe and timely manner.  You will be expected to follow an efficient route for whatever pick-ups or drop-offs are scheduled for that shift and of course, to fallow all traffic and parking laws.  You will keep the vehicle in excellent condition at all times and exercise significant high-level independent discretion.

Performance Metrics:

  • On time transportation rate
  • Zero incidents with transported pets
  • Cleanliness and maintenance of vehicle
  • Client satisfaction as measured through surveys and feedback
  • No traffic violations or accidents

Key Responsibilities:

  • Transporting dogs in a timely and safe manner
  • Communicating and reporting all relevant information to the location(s) in a timely manner
  • Adhere to ALL local traffic and parking laws
  • Following and executing all special instructions provided by pet parents
  • Ensuring the vehicle is cleaned and disinfected after each shift
  • Moving materials, supplies and equipment between locations
  • Helping store locations with the following tasks as needed:
  • Walking dogs
  • Helping on the play area
  • Getting dogs to and from transport
  • Walking dogs home instead of transporting by van

Benefits:

Our Drivers enjoy the following benefits:

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

Job Requirements

Spot Driver’s must be able to juggle a variety of responsibilities while balancing competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about the wellbeing of dogs. You must possess a high degree of independent decision-making and problem-solving skills. 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 Driver position are:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • 1 year of Driving experience
  • A valid driver’s license (a CDL is not required, but an asset)
  • Clean driving record.
  • Must consent to and pass all employment screens
  • Comfortable with dogs of all breeds and sizes
  • Familiarity of Manhattan neighborhoods, main roadways and traffic patters
  • Must be physically fit to lift dogs 50 lbs., climb stairs and perform physical requirements of the job
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, weekends and holidays