Animal Caregiver – Pets In The City

Job description
Do you love animals?
An opportunity to work with dogs all day
Utilise your professional animal care and handling skills and experience
Work with an energetic and enthusiastic team
Pets In The City are searching for an enthusiastic, experienced Animal Caregiver to join our Mt Wellington and Wairau Park Pet Hotel and Doggie Daycare teams. You must love animals and be passionate about taking care of our customers’ precious pets.
Pets In The City is an exclusive Pet Hotel and Doggie Daycare facility dedicated to offering the very best care and facilities to our customers’ beloved dogs. Pets In The City is a unique concept in the pet care industry, offering a variety of services including indoor doggie daycare and luxury dog hotel facilities, grooming, dog training and pet focused retail. We are open to care for our customer’s furry friends 7 days a week including public holidays (Christmas and New Years holidays).
You will be working as part of a team responsible for the day to day care of our day care and hotel guests (dogs).

Key responsibilities include
ensuring all our guests are entertained, happy, safe and healthy at all times; that their play parks and dog apartments are spotlessly clean and that every one of our “furry” guests leave Pets In The City having had a wonderful experience.
You will be required to work on a rotating roster across any 7 days in the week, including evenings and weekends, public and school holidays as required.
Previous experience in a similar working environment or veterinarian clinic is essential as is a relevant animal care qualification. You will be require to demonstrate your animal handling skills and show that you possess common sense and initiative in the animal care environment. In addition you must be able to follow instructions, work as a team and most importantly – love working with animals!

In return for your skills, expertise and dedication, you will be provided with a fun, supportive working environment, a competitive hourly rate, training and uniforms.
If this sounds like you – we’d love to hear from you today.

To apply
please email Casey at (Mt Wellington) or Debbie at (Wairau Park) with your up to date CV and cover letter.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Applicants for this position should be fluent in English, have their own reliable transport and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.