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Job Application

Jagger’s Doggie Daycare is taking applications for a Kennel Attendant/Customer Service staff.
Please DO NOT apply in person or call.  Read the instructions below to apply.

The flexible Kennel Attendant job is great for someone who wants to work a short 5-1/2 hour shift on a Saturday or Sunday and make $12.75 per hour PLUS a Monthly Bonus of $100 if you work (4) shifts in a month.  Since the weekend shifts end at 1:00pm, you still have the rest of the day to enjoy your weekend time.  There is also an opportunity to work week days (Morning or Afternoon) and start a new career path with us in the pet industry. If you enjoy cleaning and you like dogs of all sizes, then we want to talk to you.  There is certainly room for advancement in our business. The starting hourly wage is $12.75 per hour for a Saturday or Sunday shift from 7:30am to 1:00pm. (Weekday hours begin at $11.50 per hour and grow with periodic raises based upon successful performance). This wage will grow with experience and satisfactory work. We also pay employees "time and a half" on holidays (if any hours are worked - which would be very limited).  Additional working hours, MONTHLY BONUSES and merit raises are very possible in the future for outstanding performance, and working as a team player, while always showing up to work on-time as scheduled, completing work as directed with a positive attitude.  Our staff is primarily female.  We have a great working environment, afterall, you are around dogs, and they love you unconditionally.   Weekday shifts are available in the morning or afternoon.  Shift hours are usually 7:00am to 1:00pm, or 12 Noon to 6:00pm.

Many of our employees have been with us for multiple years.  Jagger's is a great place to work if you like to clean, and if you enjoy being around dogs of all sizes and are able to think on your feet and problem solve in a TEAM environment.  We are locally owned and operated.  We treat our employees the way that we would want to be treated.  We often surprise our staff with pizza, bakery items, etc.  Our staff also receives a very nice year-end bonus at Christmas time.  We are very easy to get along with, but we will not tolerate Drama. We expect people to show up on time to do their job, and function as a TEAM player, while leaving their Drama at home.

When you are employed as a Kennel Attendant/Customer Service member at Jagger's for a period of a year, you qualify to receive FREE DENTAL & VISION INSURANCE as well as PAID VACATION.

Qualifications for Kennel Attendant/Customer Service Staff: 
You MUST be a mature adult with positive work history (good references and track record, no drama)
You MUST have good communication skills.  We will check the spelling and grammar on your application.
You MUST be able to routinely lift 50lbs or more and display no fear of dogs, including BIG dogs.
You MUST have a passion and love for dogs with ability to provide proper care as directed.
You MUST be willing to thoroughly clean kennels and floors as directed (including urine & poop)
You MUST have a strong work ethic, and be mature and dependable (show up as scheduled)
You MUST understand that the job is NOT simply playing with dogs, it can tedious work at times
You MUST be a team player, who can work well around others & follow directions, without drama.
You MUST be able to work a shift WITHOUT constant access to your cell phone.  They will go in a basket.  If you can't handle this policy, do not apply.
You MUST be willing and able to work outdoors as well as inside, as duties are required on turf
You MUST have a pleasant personality who can communicate with customers in a positive way.
You MUST have pleasant and caring telephone skills and ability to answer questions, write down information, and organize information into proper channels.
You MUST have dependable transportation and a valid driver’s license, as well as insurance
You MUST have a valid phone number & email where you can always be reached
You MUST be able to pass a background check with no criminal record
You MUST be willing to work some weekend shifts, but usually not after 1:30pm
You MUST be able to work a six-hour shift with one (15-minute) break
               (Our shifts are typically 7am to 1:00pm, or 12Noon to 6pm, on weekdays, and it is 7:30am to 1pm if working on a Saturday or a Sunday)
You MUST be able and willing to work at least two weekend shifts per month (which is extra pay)

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:
* Cleaning Kennels (mopping, wiping, scrubbing)
* Cleaning Floors (sweeping and mopping)
* Cleaning Artificial Turf (picking up solid waste, spraying down with hose/disinfectant)
* Wiping Down Walls
* Disinfecting Rooms
* Washing Feeding Bowls
* Washing Towels and Blankets in machine (laundry)
* Routinely Watering the Dogs
* Feeding Dogs
* Taking Out Trash
* Administering Canine Medicine under Supervision
* Walking Dogs
* Moving Dogs from one play area to another play area
* Supervising a dog pack at play
* Checking inventory of belonging's for a client's dog 
* Keeping Leashes and Collars organized
* Assisting the Manager with customers in the lobby or on the phone, as requested
* Assisting the Dog Trainer or Dog Groomer with tasks as needed and requested
* Answering Phone Calls and routing calls to correct staff, or assist in scheduling boarding, etc.
* Bringing dogs on a leash to their owner at pick-up time and providing freindly service & assistance

 

To apply, Please FILL OUT the application below with as much detail as possible and submit it to us electronically.  Because of our busy schedule in taking care of dogs at Jagger's, please DO NOT apply in person and DO NOT call us to discuss employment.  Submit your information and we will be in touch.  Thank you!

Name
Address
City
State and Zip Code
Phone Number
Email
Are you currently working anywhere? If so, where are you working and how many hours per week do you work? What are your duties?
If you are NOT currently employed, please explain the reason(s) you are not working anywhere.
Do you have any type of experience working with dogs? (Vet office, Dog Groomer, Daycare, Kennel, etc)
What other previous jobs have you held? How long did you work at those jobs?
Do you own any dogs yourself? If so, how many and what breed?
Explain to us "WHY" you wish to work at Jagger's Doggie Daycare?
Tell us about your Education: Did you attend High School? College? Trade School? Military? Please provide the year of graduation or completion.
Please Provide 3 Business References. (current or previous employer) and how to contact them.
Can you pass a standard Criminal Background Check?
Explain to us the "assets and skills" that you can bring to our business as an employee? Tell us more than just "I like dogs."
Do you currently know anyone who works at Jagger's? If so, who are they?
Have you ever been a customer at Jagger's? If so, what services have you utilized at Jagger's and when did this occur?
As a Kennel Attendant, Can you routinely lift 50lbs and work on your feet for five to six hours at a time as often required in this job?
As a Kennel Attendant, Do you have any issue with cleaning up dog poop or urine?
As a Kennel Attendant, Are you prepared for daily mopping, sweeping, and scrubbing as needed?
Do you have a strong enough stature to work around large dogs that weigh 80 to 100lbs which is common at Jagger's?
Based upon your past experience with dogs, what would you do if you saw 2 dogs start fighting?
Weekend shifts would be 7:30am to 1pm. Are you available to work those hours?
Weekday shifts are typically 7am to 1:00pm, or 12Noon to 6pm. Can you work those hours?
Do you have a vehicle and a valid driver's license?
Can you work a 6-hour shift WITHOUT your cell phone (except at breaks)?
Can you work in harmony with other employees of different age brackets?
Is there anything else that you would like to tell us about yourself? Why should we hire you?
If interviewed and hired, when could you begin work?
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