Pet Sitting Employee

Manchester, CT

We have immediate openings for Part-Time Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers in South Windsor, Manchester, or Vernon. This is a part-time, fun, & flexible job.  We are currently interviewing for all shifts, weekdays, evenings, and weekends.  

 

Please read all of the information before applying. 

Bird Dog Brigade is an established, professional pet sitting company based in South Windsor, CT.  We provide pet sitting & dog walking services for our clients in their homes.  Each professional pet sitter provides services to our clients within close proximity from their home.  Reliable transportation is required.  Regular ongoing availability year-round is preferred. 

Pet Sitter Responsibilities: 

  • Reading and responding to emails and schedule changes from management every day. 

  • Daily professional communication with clients and management via text, email, and phone.

  • Provide exceptional care for all types of dogs, cats, birds, and house pets.

  • Frequent leash walking of all sizes and breeds of dogs while keeping the pet's safety the number one priority.

  • Service clients in all weather conditions, i.e. rain, snow, cold, heat, & after dark. 

  • Safely enter client's home via garage door, keyless, or keyed entry while arming and disarming alarm security systems without apprehension.

  • Keep client's homes secured upon entering and departure.  

  • Keep client's homes & pet areas clean and free of any messes.

  • Provide detailed visit notes to both clients and management.

  • Adjust to ever-changing schedule to accommodate short notice requests.

  • Represent Bird Dog Brigade as the gold standard in In-Home Pet Care at all times.   

Basic Requirements for ALL applicants:

  • Must have a valid CT driver’s license and your own reliable vehicle.

  • Must have a Smartphone

  • You must be 18+ years of age.

  • Must be willing to complete our comprehensive hiring process. Included but not limited to multiple interviews, reference checks, personality test, and national background check. 

  • Credentials and job experience working with animals preferred but not required. 

  • Pay is an hourly rate plus tips and mileage reimbursement.