Now Hiring!

 

Come, Sit, Stay, a local dog walking and pet sitting company, seeks reliable, trustworthy, experienced dog walkers for the following positions:

South Minneapolis/Lake Nokomis Territory
Hours 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, M-F.  There is day to day variability in the total hours, but a busy day would be 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and a slow day may be 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
See below for Responsibilities and Requirements. 

Uptown and Lake of the Isles Territory
Hours 10:30 am - 3:00 pm, M-F.  There is day to day variability in the total hours, but a busy day would be 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM and a slow day may be 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM.
See below for Responsibilities and Requirements. 

Weekend Walker/Pet Sitter
Hours 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays OR
2:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays.  
See below for Responsibilities and Requirements. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Walk a variety of dog breeds and sizes Monday-Friday and occasional weekends (4 per year - 8 days total) and holidays (2 per year - 6 days total) in all weather.
  • Visit and care for cats, rabbits, birds, and other domesticated pets.
  • Drive between client's residences utilizing personal vehicle.
  • Follow client and company specified instructions on pet care/walking routines.
  • Communicate with clients on a regular basis to relay service summaries and gather information on service needs.
  • Communicate with company management regarding updates to client or pet needs and schedule.
  • Maintain an organized schedule with frequent variations and track this schedule via computer and smart phone.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of dog walking collars and harnesses
  • Ability to recognize animal body language
  • Experience administering oral, topical, and injected medicines a plus
  • Capability to love all animals
  • Patience, as you will be working with a variety of pet temperaments and a wide range of clients
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills as you will be traveling between multiple client locations
  • Self motivated and comfortable working independently
  • Ability to address and solve stressful situations
  • Consistent access to a vehicle and ability to transport animals
  • Ownership of a smart phone with data plan and daily access to a computer/email/internet.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs, restrain a large dog, and work outside in all weather conditions.

Education and Experience:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Driver's License
  • Previous or current ownership of a dog
  • Bonus if you have professional dog walking or dog daycare experience.

You must currently live in the Twin Cities and be able to start ASAP.   All team members will also work 4 weekends (4 Saturdays, 4 Sundays) and 2 holidays (6 total holiday and holiday adjacent days) a calendar year. This job would be a great fit for a night/online student, stay-at-home parent who's child is in school or a newly retired professional. If you are interested in applying for this position please respond by email, answering the following questions and including you resume and any questions of your own.

Please complete the questionnaire on our APPLY page and email a resume to megan@comesitstaytc.com for consideration.

 

 
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Winter Weather

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