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Job Openings

 

 

Shift Leader (Pine St & Williston Rd)

- Supervising dog handlers and floor staff (dog handling skills, cleaning tasks) and ensuring proper completion of all tasks (cleaning, grooming services, etc.)
- Personnel management: disciplining staff, addressing & resolving staff conflicts.
- Ensuring that the facility runs according to designated daily schedule (dog naps, staff lunch breaks, dog walking schedule, etc.)
- Responsible for determining and overseeing dog group make-up on the floor.
- Communicating with supervisory team (Team Leaders and Operations Manager) about both staff and dog issues in a timely manner
- Previous dog handling in daycare or boarding setting is highly desired
- Previous supervisory experience is a huge plus

All candidates will complete cleaning & floor training onsite. Furthermore, candidates will be expected to pass all benchmark tests.

Hours would be a combination of closing shifts (11am-7:30pm, 9:30-6:30 on weekends) and occasional opening (6am-2:30pm, 7am-4pm on weekends). Most likely Monday – Friday but weekend availability is also required. Expected time commitment is 40hrs/week and of course there might be occasional overtime.

 

Dog Handler (Full Time)

We have a FULL TIME position open at Play Dog Play. Holiday availability is required for this position. These position will include all aspects of our business: dog handling, lots of cleaning, customer service, running register, etc.. This a long term year round position available to be filled now.

Our candidates are:
- Hardworking and energetic. You have to be willing to get your hands dirty of a regular basis!
- Has professional experience handling dogs (i.e. vet tech, groomer, trainer’s assistant). Veterinary, boarding or daycare experience is a huge plus.
- Organized, punctual and neat. If you alphabetize your mail and iron t-shirts — apply!
- Strong computer skills, excellent memory, ability to think on your feet are crucial.

 

Dog Handler (PART Time)

We have a part time position open at Play Dog Play. This position will start at 25-30 hours per week. Holiday availability is required for this position.

This position includes lots of dog time as well as lots of cleaning time. This a long term year round position available to be filled now.

Our candidate is:
- Hardworking and energetic. You have to be willing to get your hands dirty of a regular basis!
- Has professional experience handling dogs (i.e. vet tech, groomer, trainer’s assistant). Veterinary, boarding or daycare experience is a huge plus.
- Organized, punctual and neat. If you alphabetize your mail and iron t-shirts — apply!
- Strong computer skills, excellent memory, ability to think on your feet are crucial.

 

Front Desk & Store Assistant

Burlington’s favorite dog daycare, boarding and training facility, Play Dog Play, is currently seeking candidates to join our highly motivated and enthusiastic front desk team! Full and part time positions are available now at both of our locations (Pine Street and Williston Road).

We are looking for applicants who are highly organized, have excellent communication skills (both on the phone and in person), and possess 2+ years prior experience in customer service.

Responsibilities for this position include (but aren’t limited to!):
- Creating daycare, boarding and training reservations (via phone, email and in person) using our intricate, computer-based booking software.
- Accomplishing daily administrative tasks such as: greeting customers, checking dogs in and out of daycare, answering phone and email messages, scanning and filing paperwork, etc..
- Assisting customers in our retail store by recommending products, answering questions, placing special orders and ensuring that products appear fully-stocked and organized.
- Leading dogs in and out of the lobby with confidence and expertise (basic dog handling skills will be included in your front desk training).
Full-time shifts generally run from 6am-2pm or 11am-7:30pm Monday- Friday, and 9:30am-6:30pm Saturday-Sunday. Part-time shifts are 3pm-7:30pm Monday-Friday, and 7am-10am or 3pm-6:30pm Saturday-Sunday. At least one weekend day availability is required.

Weekend and holiday availability is required for this position. These are long-term, year-round positions that are available to be filled now.

 

Benefits

All staff receives free daycare for their dogs and deep discounts at our pet food and supply store.

Full-time benefits kick in after a year and include paid time off, paid holidays, health reimbursement account for dental, medical, and vision expenses.