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Pet Care Boarding Technician

Rate of pay$11.00-$13.00 per hour

ROVER OAKS PET RESORT is the premier pet resort in Houston and Katy for boarding, training, daycare and grooming. Our Houston location near NRG Stadium is seeking Pet Care Technicians to help in our dog and cat boarding operations and provide exceptional care of the pets. We have openings for our AM shift (6:00am to 2pm) and for our PM shifts (2pm-10pm). for both full and part-time applicants  This position will require working weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure each pet is treated with respect and dignity
  • Ensure all pets have fresh water
  • Clean up poop, urine and any vomit several times throughout your shift; make accurate records of eliminations
  • Walk dogs on leash to and from outside exercise areas. 
  • Engage in play activities with pets including: fetch, exercise walks, story times, chase, follow the leader, recall and basic obedience games, etc.
  • Alert supervisors to any changes in pet behavior or demeanor
  • Follow all standards of safety with regards to handling pets
  • Clean and sanitize all pet enclosures, exercise yards, and common areas.  Use disinfectants and other chemicals safely as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Assist Pet Care Supervisors with daily tasks as needed
  • Ensure pets feel at home and loved by providing attention and cuddles whenever possible.


Work with a team who all exemplify these qualities

  • A passion for animals and animal care, especially dogs + cats. Willing to learn animal behavior to ensure their safety.
  • Focuses on safe and gentle handling. Forceful, aversive, aggressive handling, vocalizing or treatment will not be tolerated.
  • Must be able to work under conditions that require sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing and grasping.
  • Conflict Resolution - Ability to handle conflict with tact and diplomacy
  • Good team work and willingness to assist other departments as necessary
  • Cheerful, friendly, positive team-oriented attitude
  • Strong attention to detail, especially where documentation is concerned. 
  • Reliable, punctual, and dependable
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekends
  • Ability to take direction well and apply it independently 
  • Ability to work in temperature extremes, work outside, or in distracting work environments such as loud noise/sound
  • Ability to tolerate being in close contact with various bodily fluids and to get dirty frequently 
  • Must be comfortable being around cats and dogs of all sizes and physically able to handle dogs of all sizes and to lift up to 60 lbs. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Benefits

All employees can take advantage of free and discounted pet services as well as our 401(k) program with matching funds.  Rover Oaks Pet Resort also offers an excellent benefits program for full-time employees including health and dental insurance, life insurance, vision care, and paid sick and vacation time.

Equal Employment Opportunity

NVA Pet Resorts is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Rover Oaks Pet Resort - Houston

2550 W Bellfort Blvd, Houston, TX 77054
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