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If you're a pet lover who is organized, honest and reliable, and looking for steady part-time income in a role that will be personally fulfilling, we're looking for you!

We're actively hiring in the following areas:

Park Ridge

Norwood Park

Old Irving Park

Gladstone Park

Jefferson Park

Portage Park

Elmwood Park

Company website: www.swooftchicago.com

General Hours: 10am-4pm M-F 

(evenings/weekends are optional as walks are requested)

Please note, applicants must be at least 21 years old and make a commitment of service for a minimum of 6 months. A background check and references checks are required to secure employment, and our walkers travel between stops by car or bike. S'wooft employs all walkers as W2 employees.

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Dog walkers must be comfortable performing new client consultations, including a meet and greet of new clients and their pets, gathering detailed information about their needs and special requests, and collecting necessary completed paperwork.

• Walkers must be willing to take on all types of assignments within the standard M-F 10am-4pm walking hours, as well as evenings/weekends/vacation care as their schedule permits. This could include daily dog walks or cat care, each for a range of breeds and temperaments.

• Walkers ensure the safety of the dogs and those (humans and dogs) around them, as well as maintain home security when entering/exiting. They are also expected to reinforce any trainings or walking behaviors as outlined during new client consultations or meet and greets. 

• Even when it is raining or snowing, dogs need to go out! Walkers must be willing to drive/walk in inclement weather.

• Walkers will be required to check in with the office staff and software systems to confirm that everything has been completed to client specifications.

• Walkers must be comfortable holding keys to clients' homes and take responsibility to not lose keys or get locked out.

• Walkers must be comfortable using a smartphone and using each of three apps used for the job. Orientation for each app will be provided during training.

• Due to the bonding that occurs between a sitter and animal, we require at least a 6 month commitment.

PAY/BENEFITS

Dog walkers are paid by direct on a bi-weekly basis with monthly income ranging about $650-1400+ depending on client needs and walker availability. We will discuss exact route and expected income based on your needs and qualifications.  All walkers are W2 employees and start at $14/hr, moving up to $15/hr within their first year. In addition, they enjoy the following benefits: 


  • Support of a team of pet lovers

  • Pet First Aid/CPR Certification  

  • Online and in-person training (all paid)

  • Paid sick leave     

  • Paid Time Off  

  • Travel/phone reimbursement

  • Periodic team outings and perks

  • Service tips and holiday bonus

  • Participation in community pet events      

ABOUT S'WOOFT

The mission of S’wooft is to offer loving, reliable, and professional pet care in far northwest Chicago and surrounding areas.We do this through:


  • Hiring the best staff, who are fully screened, qualified, and trained 

  • Offering our staff competitive pay, benefits, and a respectful work environment

  • Continually training our staff in Pet First Aid/CPR and other skills that will allow them to offer excellent service to the pets we serve

  • Offering clients consistency in coverage for all daily walks, with additional coverage for off hours needs

  • Maintaining professionalism in all communications, policies, and practices

We specialize in daily dog walking, vacation care, and cat care—all of the ways pet owners need to be able to rely on someone when it comes to the daily care of their pets. Families trust us with their fur babies and their homes, so we're careful to thoroughly screen all of our staff with a full background check, professional references, and shadowing, to see if they have the same abounding love for pets that we do. Rather than a pet service based primarily on convenience, where the quality of staff may be inconsistent, we pride ourselves on each individual who makes up this team. We also strive to build community, both within Team S’wooft and among the greater Chicago area pet community. We do this through team outings, use of an ongoing chat app (Slack), community events, and our various marketing efforts. 

S’wooft is an equal opportunity employer. This means that we select, place, train, and promote the most qualified team members based on relevant factors such as experience, work quality, attitude, and availability. We do not consider race, color, religion, age, gender identification, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, veteran status, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, genetic information, order of protection status, status as a victim or perceived victim of domestic or sexual violence, status as a qualified handicapped or disabled individual, or any other proscribed factor in our hiring, salary/wage, promotion, or termination decisions, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. 

Please apply online if you are interested in this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you!   


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APPLY HERE

If you're a pet lover who is organized, honest and reliable, and looking for steady part-time income in a role that will be personally fulfilling, we're looking for you!

We're actively hiring in the following areas:

Park Ridge

Norwood Park

Old Irving Park

Gladstone Park

Jefferson Park

Portage Park

Elmwood Park

Company website: www.swooftchicago.com

General Hours: 10am-4pm M-F 

(evenings/weekends are optional as walks are requested)

Please note, applicants must be at least 21 years old and make a commitment of service for a minimum of 6 months. A background check and references checks are required to secure employment, and our walkers travel between stops by car or bike. S'wooft employs all walkers as W2 employees.

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Dog walkers must be comfortable performing new client consultations, including a meet and greet of new clients and their pets, gathering detailed information about their needs and special requests, and collecting necessary completed paperwork.

• Walkers must be willing to take on all types of assignments within the standard M-F 10am-4pm walking hours, as well as evenings/weekends/vacation care as their schedule permits. This could include daily dog walks or cat care, each for a range of breeds and temperaments.

• Walkers ensure the safety of the dogs and those (humans and dogs) around them, as well as maintain home security when entering/exiting. They are also expected to reinforce any trainings or walking behaviors as outlined during new client consultations or meet and greets. 

• Even when it is raining or snowing, dogs need to go out! Walkers must be willing to drive/walk in inclement weather.

• Walkers will be required to check in with the office staff and software systems to confirm that everything has been completed to client specifications.

• Walkers must be comfortable holding keys to clients' homes and take responsibility to not lose keys or get locked out.

• Walkers must be comfortable using a smartphone and using each of three apps used for the job. Orientation for each app will be provided during training.

• Due to the bonding that occurs between a sitter and animal, we require at least a 6 month commitment.

PAY/BENEFITS

Dog walkers are paid by direct on a bi-weekly basis with monthly income ranging about $650-1400+ depending on client needs and walker availability. We will discuss exact route and expected income based on your needs and qualifications.  All walkers are W2 employees and start at $14/hr, moving up to $15/hr within their first year. In addition, they enjoy the following benefits: 


  • Support of a team of pet lovers

  • Pet First Aid/CPR Certification  

  • Online and in-person training (all paid)

  • Paid sick leave     

  • Paid Time Off  

  • Travel/phone reimbursement

  • Periodic team outings and perks

  • Service tips and holiday bonus

  • Participation in community pet events      

ABOUT S'WOOFT

The mission of S’wooft is to offer loving, reliable, and professional pet care in far northwest Chicago and surrounding areas.We do this through:


  • Hiring the best staff, who are fully screened, qualified, and trained 

  • Offering our staff competitive pay, benefits, and a respectful work environment

  • Continually training our staff in Pet First Aid/CPR and other skills that will allow them to offer excellent service to the pets we serve

  • Offering clients consistency in coverage for all daily walks, with additional coverage for off hours needs

  • Maintaining professionalism in all communications, policies, and practices

We specialize in daily dog walking, vacation care, and cat care—all of the ways pet owners need to be able to rely on someone when it comes to the daily care of their pets. Families trust us with their fur babies and their homes, so we're careful to thoroughly screen all of our staff with a full background check, professional references, and shadowing, to see if they have the same abounding love for pets that we do. Rather than a pet service based primarily on convenience, where the quality of staff may be inconsistent, we pride ourselves on each individual who makes up this team. We also strive to build community, both within Team S’wooft and among the greater Chicago area pet community. We do this through team outings, use of an ongoing chat app (Slack), community events, and our various marketing efforts. 

S’wooft is an equal opportunity employer. This means that we select, place, train, and promote the most qualified team members based on relevant factors such as experience, work quality, attitude, and availability. We do not consider race, color, religion, age, gender identification, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, veteran status, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, genetic information, order of protection status, status as a victim or perceived victim of domestic or sexual violence, status as a qualified handicapped or disabled individual, or any other proscribed factor in our hiring, salary/wage, promotion, or termination decisions, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. 

Please apply online if you are interested in this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you!   


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Job Description


Would you like to make money snuggling pets?


Do you love being outside?


Would you enjoy working independently with a dog as your boss?



For every PT member of our amazing team, you receive: 



  • Animal behavior training and the experience you need to advance your pet care career

  • Free PUPPY KISSES

  • Pet first aid certification

  • Freedom to work independently

  • Promotions and performance BONUSES

  • Liability insurance, bonding, and workman's compensation for your protection

  • EMPLOYEE INCENTIVES and other DISCOUNTS ON PET CARE AND SUPPLIES!


This position works well for:


Moms, servers, artists, Uber and Lyft drivers, bus drivers, retail workers, dog trainers, students, musicians, delivery drivers, tutors, and retirees


Here is what we ask you to do:


You will be responsible for walking, feeding, watering, and keeping dogs safe and secure.


Have the ability to communicate via smart phone using our company app.


Walk your regularly scheduled doggie friends on your route Monday through Friday from 10am until 3pm.


:-) Did I mention this job requires you to play with puppies and kittens too?


This really is the BEST JOB EVER!


Some basic job requirements:



  • US citizen or legally authorized to work in the US

  • Over 18 years of age

  • Able to pass a background check

  • Local full-time resident of our service area

  • Comfortable handling both large and small dogs

  • Capable of handling at least 50 lbs of moving weight without assistance

  • Able to commit to this position for 12 months from date of hire

  • Available all weekdays from 10am to 3pm
     


How Much Can I Make?


Our dog walkers can make $16-$20 per hour while filling their dog, cat, puppy and kitten-cuddling needs!  Our staff say that it is the "best job ever" and "You guys are da bomb!"


Tailchasers has been a leader in the pet care industry since 2004, and we offer management support and thorough training to make sure you feel confident in your ability to care for the pets on your route. 


We have the most amazing staff in the industry, and we can't wait to welcome you to our team!



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Job Description


Dog Walking, Daycare, Pet Boarding, Grooming and more Business seeking exceptional Dog Walkers. We offer competitive pay and health insurance


 


*Walks are typically between 10AM-6PM. You MUST have a minimum availability of 10AM to 4PM OR 11AM to 5PM


 


Requirements for Dog Walkers:


• You have a reliable car or bike and phone


• You LOVE dogs


• You can commit to a minimum of six months


• You have a great, positive attitude


• You can work one to two Saturdays a month


 


 


*When replying PLEASE include your personal email address, resume and tell us about yourself, and any relevant experience. 


 


Company Description

One stop shop for pets.


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