Ruff Day Resort

Help Wanted

Dog Trainer

A highly experienced and successful dog trainer is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working, confident, out-going and reliable individual to help train and care for dogs at a highly established boarding and day school facility.

The right candidate will be responsible for using a variety of teaching techniques to effect behavioral changes. You must be committed to and show a genuine interest in enhancing communication and teamwork between dog and self while providing a fun and safe training space for all types of dogs, of all ages, breeds, sizes and temperaments.

‪RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE

• Hands-on-training with individual dog and groups.

• Promoting, conducting, and instructing all of our dog-training curriculum.

• Ability to inspire and motivate self and others.

• Ability to handle large dogs (lift, help into positions, etc.).

• Ensuring that the dogs receive the highest quality care and are maintained in clean, safe and secure crating or kennel.

• Updating owners on a regular basis.

• Driving your own vehicle to drop off client dogs.

‪In addition, you may alsobe responsible for

• Collecting payments

• Playing with dogs

• Scooping poop

• Cleaning up toys

‪The ideal Dog Trainer candidate must have these QUALIFICATIONS

• Must have a strong work ethic, reliable, honest, and most importantly, a passion for dogs.

• Must work well with people and have an outgoing and fun personality.

• Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and have no physical limitations.

• Must be able to bend, stoop, hike, kneel, run, and lift.

• Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

• Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.

• Must be able to work on Saturdays and evenings.

• Must have references and pass a criminal background check.

• Must have a valid driver’s license with a reliable vehicle.

• Must have a cell phone.

• Must be 18 or older with minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D

• Sales experience or customer service experience is also a plus but not required.

‪REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

• 1 year of dog trainer experience (Please describe in your cover letter.)

• 1-2 years of dog care and maintenance

‪LOCATION: Webster, NY

‪HOURS: Flexibility is required with ability to work weekends and evenings.

. ‪COMPENSATION:

Commensurate with experience

‪HOW TO APPLY:

• Please send resume or work history (as a word document or PDF).

• Must include Dog Trainer for Hire in subject line

• Please include detailed contact info.

• Please tell me why you are a good fit for our company.

• Please send three references.

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

• High school or equivalent

Required experience:

• Dog Trainer: Minimum of 1 year

Dog Daycare and Kennel Worker

Seeking Motivated, Mature Dog-Lovers; Kennel Assistant/Dog Handler --

Dog Daycare, Training and Boarding Facility

We are looking for dog loving, hard-working individuals

We are seeking permanent Dog Daycare Wranglers, Kennel Assistants to oversee the dogs in our care. This is a fun job, but it is also VERY challenging! You will be laughing on a daily basis, but there may also be some stressful days, dogs constantly shed, slobber, poop, pee, vomit and make messes you never thought possible. You may be required to be outside in the cold or heat for up to one hour.

Our assistants are able to lift 50lbs, bend over repeatedly, have a strong stomach and remain active for a 4-6 hour shift. Handling dogs is only one half of what we do here, the other half is cleaning, doing laundry, sweeping, mopping, preparing food and feeding dogs and treating their families with high quality service.

Handlers are comfortable working with multiple dogs at once and have the initiative to manage them and engage with them continuously. Patience is a necessity, as is the ability to communicate effectively with both your canine charges and human coworkers.

Reliability and integrity of each and every member of our staff is absolutely critical. Compensation is based on experience.

Dog Wrangler/ Kennel Manager Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 7 AM - 10 PM

Saturday -- Sunday 7 AM - 10 PM

Both FT and PT positions available. Must be available most holidays

Please apply by following the directions below.

If you do not follow these directions we will not consider your application.

Please apply by email only and put I am the ONE in the subject line of your email.

Apply to jobs@ruffdayresort.com

Please apply with your cover letter and resume IN THE BODY OF THE EMAIL.

Also tell us a bit about yourself (and your dog(s)!) and why you are interested in this opportunity.

 

 

 

Ruff Day Resort

1999 Empire Blvd 14580