Kennel Technician/Bather/Dog Park

Do you love dogs? Are you customer service oriented? Do you have the willingness to learn, and grow? If you answered yes, we want you to be part of our team!

Lucy's Doggy Daycare and Spa is the Premier boarding, daycare and grooming facility in San Antonio. We have been in business since 2005, and have been steadily growing since. We strive to create a culture of excellence through amazing customer experience. At Lucy's, our 6 Core Values reflect what we look for in an employee: 1) Safety 2) Customer Experience 3) Integrity 4) Team Work 5) Continuous Improvement 6) Continuing Lucy's legacy of giving back to pups in need. If you posses these qualities, and are looking for a career working with animals, you are looking in the right place.

General Job Duties of a Kennel Technician:

- Kennel Technicians are responsible for the day to day care of boarders and daycare pups. This includes but is not limited to feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, and monitoring the well-being of dogs. Kennel technicians must have sufficient physical strength, mobility, and stamina to lift and/or move heavy pups and objects (up to 50 lbs.) Excellent communication skills are a must to effectively communicate with staff and clients. High attention to detail and following protocol is essential. It is vital candidates have the ability and willingness to learn and the desire to provide gentle, compassionate care for all animals in the facility. Kennel Technicians must be willing to learn about medical issues that may arise with a pup, and what symptoms to keep an eye out for. Kennel technicians work closely with the front desk and park attendants.

General Job Duties of a Dog Park Attendant:

- Dog Park Attendants are responsible for the safety and wellbeing of the interactive daycare pups. Majority of the time spent in this position is outdoors, monitoring the pups while they are playing with each other. Light maintenance of the park is required for this position as well. High attention to detail and following protocol is essential. Must love dogs for this position, and not mind them jumping, licking, or scratching you. Dog Park attendants are trained to look out for certain medical issues that arise in pups such as: overheating, bloat, as well as what is acceptable for balanced play in dogs. Dog park attendants work closely with the front desk associates, and kennel technicians.

General Job Duties of a Bather:

- Bathers are responsible for washing, drying, clipping nails, cleaning ears and expressing anal glands on pups who are here for a bathing or a grooming service. Bathing takes patience and great attention to detail. Bathers must have sufficient physical strength, mobility, and stamina to lift and/or move heavy pups and objects (up to 50 lbs.) the dexterity and confidence to bathe, dry and handle dogs of all sizes, and the ability to monitor pups for signs of distress or illness. Cleaning duties at the end of every shift are associated with this role. Bathers work closely with our front desk associates, groomers, and kennel technicians.


Skills needed for all positions:
*Friendly *Out-going *Positive attitude *Patience *Dedication *Responsible and reliable
*Ability to handle and care for pets *Willing to work hard *Accurate record keeping
*Understand and follow instructions *Be able to take direction and coaching opportunities well.

Availability:

Job requires open availability, must be flexible. Weekends and Holidays a MUST, as we are open 7 days per week. (minus groomers & bathers for holidays)

Experience not required but is preferred. Willing to Learn? We're willing to Train.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $8.00 - $12.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Our lobby is currently closed, we are only offering curbside drop off/pick up. Masks are required indoors for all employees. Hourly sanitization is required.
Posted
06/04/2021
Location
San Antonio, TX, US