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Dog Daycare Counselor

Company: Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center - Damen Av
Location: Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionUrban Pooch Training and Fitness Center in Chicago, IL is looking to hire a full-time Dog Daycare Counselor to supervise pooches in daycare, participate in enrichment activities, and ensure the safety of the playgroup. Do you possess some know-how in dog training? Would you like to work in a fun and positive animal care environment? Are you ready to be part of a cool company that gives you opportunities to grow? If so, please read on!This animal care position earns a competitive wage. We provide great benefits, including employee discounts on products and services as well as a $100 birthday bonus. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today! ABOUT URBAN POOCH TRAINING AND FITNESS CENTER Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center provides multiple pet care services ranging from daycare, overnight boarding, grooming, bathing, and even dog massages. To provide the best-in-class care, expertise, and services, our team offers socialization, companionship, exercise, and love - all of which nurture a happy and healthy dog. Our environment also facilitates a space where owners can bond with their animals and share their experiences in raising and caring for their dogs, another reason why our clients put their trust in us.Our team strives to be the very best in all we do. We provide customer service that is unequaled, fun, and helpful. Remaining client-focused is the reason for our success and our team is to thank for that. Dogs just want to have fun and so do we. By always fostering a sense of levity and playfulness we also strive to provide a delightful experience for our employees by providing great pay, incredible benefits, and the best work atmosphere. A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ENRICHMENT COUNSELORAs a Dog Daycare Counselor, you are a favorite with the dogs in our care. The pooches might think the enrichment activities are just for fun, but you know the pups are learning, too. As you lead the activities the coordinator determines, you keep a close eye on the pets in order to report on their conduct and to be sure that they're safe. You check that the equipment and obstacles are secure and that the animals aren't overly stressed. Well-trained yourself, you use praise and redirection techniques to maintain acceptable levels of play. When the playgroup ends, you perform a variety of other tasks such as cleaning and organizing to ensure that our facility remains in perfect shape for the pets. It's a fun day for you and the pooches. You feel lucky to have a job you enjoy so much! QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work experience in providing animal care
  • Ability to get dogs to respond to training cues
  • Basic understanding of positive reinforcement in training
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements for the job, including the capacity to lift up to 25 poundsA high school diploma or the equivalent is preferred. Do you thrive in a team environment? Are you self-motivated and independent? Do you love to learn? Can you follow instructions? Would you consider yourself flexible and adaptable? If yes, you might just be perfect for this animal care position! ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this animal care job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!Location: 60625

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Keywords: Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center - Damen Av, Chicago , Dog Daycare Counselor, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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