Ruff Mutts Cooperative, located in NE Portland, OR, is a full service dog exercising, training, & pet sitting business that provides honest, reliable, flexible & affordable pet care to Portland residents. We specialize in providing care for challenging pets. We truly & deeply love what we do. Our business wants to grow & we need your help.
Position Location: NE PDX & Throughout Portland – your neighborhood
Details about the position:
Love, exercise, & take care of dogs, cats, bunnies, or other small animals.
Part-time independent contractor position (less than 20hrs/week to start) with lots of room for growth as our business grows.
Very active – You will be walking & hiking & almost 100% outside including in snow, pouring rain, and hot, sunny weather.
Flexible hours that will include weekends, early mornings, late evenings, & major holidays.
Can include lots of driving.
Correspondence between Ruff Mutts & clients.
We are looking for someone with the following experience, capabilities, & attributes:
Loves all animals: Must love all dogs (including pit bulls, german shepherds, & other tough breeds – ‘misfits’ such as special needs dogs or dogs with aggression issues), cats, bunnies, & other small animals.
Experience handling animals, whether you own a pet or not, is a MUST.
Loves the outdoors in any weather.
Is physically fit & enjoys exercising.
Has a car, email access, & ability to take photos on walks. Smart-phone 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.
Easy to work with & has excellent communication skills.
Extremely trustworthy and reliable – background check will be performed and references will be contacted.
Perks about the job:
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
We look forward to hearing from you if you have a love for animals & the experience & attributes listed above! Please send us a cover letter and your resume with job history and references. We’re hoping to hire for this position by June 1st, 2014. Please submit your application by then.
To find out more about Ruff Mutts, please explore our website: www.ruffmuttscooperative.com.