Dog Handler

Oneka Pet Resort

Website Oneka Pet Resort

Do you have a passion to learn why dogs do what they do?  Are you positive, dependable, and hard-working?  If you answered yes to all those then apply now to be a Dog Handler at Oneka Pet Resort in Hugo, MN.  We are looking for reliable, outgoing, energetic people to join our amazing team!  Full-time and Part-time positions are available.

Oneka Pet Resort is a facility specifically designed to work with dogs for boarding, daycare, training and enrichment.  Our industry leading team works closely with our on-staff dog behaviorist to provide the best customer service for our clients, and most importantly the dogs in our care.  We are open 7 days a week, and care for dogs and cats every day.  We are also a facility that does not discriminate based on the breed of dog.  We work with all breeds and determine if they are a good fit for our facility based on their temperament by testing every new dog that comes through our doors.

Responsibilities

  • Provide an excellent customer experience for our clients and their dogs
  • Ensure the team and dogs in our care are happy, healthy, and safe
  • Supervise off-leash play groups of dogs both small and large.
  • Clean up after dogs during play groups
  • Interact and maintain control of dogs of all sizes
  • Ensure water is accessible to all dogs 24-7
  • Work with individual dogs that are not able to be in a group play environment
  • Daily cleaning of kennels, play areas (indoor and outdoor), general cleaning and disinfecting
  • Weekly deep cleaning
  • Help keep the facility tour-ready at all times
  • Follow all policies and procedures
  • Notify management of any incidents when they occur
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Prior experience caring for dogs in a professional setting is preferred but not required
  • Available to work: Holidays, Weekends
  • Ability to life 40 lbs with no restrictions
  • Ability to stand for long periods throughout the shift
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to take direction from supervisors
  • Reliable transportation as we care for dogs 7-days a week regardless of weather
  • Must love dogs

Benefits

  • On the job training with our on staff dog behaviorist
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Health insurance for full-time employees with a portion paid by the company
  • Paid time off for full time employees
  • Performance bonuses
  • Growth opportunity
  • Casual dress environment
  • Bring your dog to work
  • Employee dogs receive free daycare and boarding (some restrictions during busy seasons)
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • We offer 12-hour shifts (6:30 am – 6:30 pm) and 8-hour shifts (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Only day shifts, no late night or overnight shifts

Starting wage: $13.00 per hour

Apply Today!

To apply for this job please visit onekapetresort.com.