Ruff Mutts Is Hiring A Dog Walker & Adventure Guide




Our friends Reggie & Ruby!

Do you want to hang with some of the best dogs in Portland? Do you like wet kisses & furry cuddles? Do you have experience working with dogs & want to learn more? Then dog walking & dog adventures just might be for you. Please see our ad below for more details:

Ruff Mutts, located in NE Portland, OR is a full service dog training, exercising, and pet sitting business that provides honest, reliable, flexible, and affordable pet care to Portland residents. We truly and deeply love what we do. We have a small team of 5.

Absolutely no high school students seeking after school work will be considered. Must be 18 years of age or older to apply. No phone calls please.

Please submit your cover letter and resume with your job history and references to the email above. Interviews will take place with the aim to hire for this position by August 13th, 2016.

We look forward to hearing from you if you qualify as listed below.

Details about the position:
Location is NE PDX and other places in the city, including your neighborhood
Love, exercise, and take care of dogs, cats, bunnies, or other small animals.
Part-time employee position (10 – 30hrs/week to start) with lots of room for growth into full-time as our business grows.
Very active – walking, running, hiking; almost 100% outside including in snow, pouring rain, and hot sunny weather.
Vast majority of hours will be dog walking, both private & group walks. Occasional coverage for our outdoor playgroups will be needed.
Majority or hours are Monday through Friday, 10am through 3pm. Other flexible hours will include weekends, early mornings, late evenings, and holidays.
Can include lots of driving.
Correspondence between Ruff Mutts and clients may be necessary.

Dog Park Adventures with our dogs!

We are looking for someone with the following experience, capabilities, and attributes:
Reponsible, honest, hard working, ability to work & problem solve independently.
Loves all animals: Must love all dogs (including pit bulls, german shepherds, & other big dog breeds – ‘misfits’ such as special needs dogs or dogs with aggression issues is a plus) and small animals.
Experience handling animals, whether you own a pet or not, is a MUST. Experience dog walking, pet sitting, working at a doggie day care or with an outdoor adventure group preferred.
Is physically fit and loves the outdoors in any weather. Enjoys physically demanding work.
Approximate availability Mondays through Fridays 10am through 3pm preferred. Occasional weekend work as well.
Has a car, email access, and smart-phone. Large SUV type car preferred.
Positive attitude, fun-loving, sense of humor preferred.
Person with another part-time job who would like to work into Ruff Mutts as a full-time job.
Lives in or close to the territory they will be serving.
Easy to work with, has excellent communication skills, and meticulous – attention to detail is very important!
Extremely trustworthy and reliable – background check will be performed and references will be contacted.
Great time management skills.

Perks about the job:
Flexible hours
Grow with the company as you’d like to – what skills can you bring to us?
Possibility for free pet sitting
Possibility to bring your pooch to work
Competitive pay

To find out more about Ruff Mutts, the services we provide, and our staff, please visit our website: