Do you have what it takes to work for Outdoor Dog Adventures?

 We’re looking for a reliable, hard-working, mature, team-oriented dog walker who is committed to providing top-notch care for dog and human clients alike. Walkers must enjoy exercise and spending time with dogs in the great outdoors. This position provides a great opportunity for students, moms, retirees, and others to earn supplemental income.

 

Duties of the position:

  • Have a great love for dogs
  • Safely walk 1-4 leashed dogs from their home and back
  • Provide care for pets as assigned, even in less-than-ideal weather conditions
  • Encourage desirable home and walk behaviors using positive training techniques
  • Supervise interactions between dogs in multi-dog households and intervene when necessary
  • Be alert daily to signs of health problems; inspect pets for injuries
  • Follow feeding instructions and make sure pets have fresh water
  • Monitor home security during each visit
  • Use smartphone app to check into and out of visits, write detailed visit reports, and take photos
  • Respond promptly to texts or emails regarding scheduling

 

Requirements:

  • Experienced in caring for dogs
  • Responsible, reliable, patient, and caring
  • Good judgement and decision-making ability
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Great time management skills
  • Willingness to take directions from others
  • Ability to function well as a team member
  • Able to work some holidays
  • Have computer with internet access and email
  • Possess a smartphone with data plan, as well as a car charger
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Own reliable transportation
  • Be willing to put mileage on your car traveling between visits
  • Live in or near our service area

 

We train our team thoroughly, but it’s a plus if you have:

  • An understanding of dog behavior
  • Excellent ability to read dog body language
  • Experience with dogs in groups
  • Training, walking, or dog daycare experience
  • Professional Pet Sitter certification
  • Membership in a professional pet sitting organization
  • Cat and dog first aid and CPR certification
  • dog*tec Dog Walking Academy certification

 

Become a part of the Outdoor Dog Adventures Team, and you’ll be:

  • Spending your days with some of the most joyful creatures on the planet
  • Making a positive difference in the lives of both Louisville dogs and their owners
  • Enjoying the support of our extensive training process
  • Furthering your education in dog behavior and body language
  • Working in the great outdoors, instead of stuck inside
  • Experiencing the satisfaction of direct deposit twice a month
  • Feeling safe, covered by our bonding, insurance, and workman’s compensation
  • Earning a commission when you bring in new clients or staff
  • Enjoying the camaraderie of a team of other dog lovers

Interested in joining our team?

Click below to complete the survey and application today!