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Company Information:    Pawsitive Pooch Training & Care provides dog walking, pet sitting, and dog training services to people in the St. Francois Xavier, Elie, Headingley, St. James, Westwood, Charleswood, Tuxedo, and River Heights areas of Winnipeg and just West of the city.

Position Title:    Part-time Days Dog Walker & Pet Sitter

Responsibilities:    To provide safe, stimulating walks for our clients’ dogs, and to provide all necessary care for pets during sitting jobs (feeding, walking, cleaning litter, administering medication if needed, mental simulation, company, play, and attention).  Successful applicant will be expected to drive him or herself to clients’ homes and walk their dogs for the agreed upon amount of time and provide pet-sitting services as arranged with clients.  

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated professionalism, maturity, and ability to work effectively under minimal supervision
  • In good physical health and able to walk for long periods of time
  • Comfortable with dogs and physically able to handle large, strong dogs
  • Available to work a minimum of 3 hours during the day time between 9am and 3pm
  • Includes evenings, weekends, or holidays as needed
  • Have, or be willing to obtain, emergency pet first aid certification 
  • At least 21 years of age: mature, reliable, and able to work independently
  • Exceptional customer service skills 
  • Current resident of the province of Manitoba and willing to travel to all of our service areas
  • Own working cell phone or smartphone and demonstrated excellent both written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proficient with computers, using the internet, personal email and able to learn and use our online scheduling program 
  • Own vehicle with a valid Manitoba driver's license and willing to provide proof of insurance and a clear drivers' abstract 
  • Provide clear criminal record check 
  • Provide a minimum of 3 professional references
  • Demonstrate an interest in learning about animal behaviour, health, and/or training
  • Willing to attend conferences or workshops to expand knowledge and continue learning
  • Minimum high school diploma required


*Preference will be given to university or college students or graduates who have demonstrated an interest in animal care, learning and/or behaviour

Hours:            9-12 hours per week with the potential for additional hours

Rate of Pay:        $11.35 per hour to start, $17.03 per hour on statutory holidays


Benefits:         Flexible hours and mileage paid

Location:        Most services are provided in Headingley, River Heights, Charleswood, St. James, Crestview, and Westwood.  There are some opportunities as far as  Elie, the R.M. of Cartier, St. Francois Xavier and into the Lindenwoods and Fort Garry areas


Deadline to Apply:   Friday, May 11 / 2018 before 3pm

Anticipated Start Date:        Paid training to begin Monday, May 28 / 2018 


**Please note that this is an all seasons, all weather job and we are seeking a long-term commitment to the position, this is not a seasonal or contract position.   


Please email resume with cover letter with attention to Jillian Enright.  Resumes sent without a personalized covering note will not be considered.  




*Ensure you have read all of the above before applying.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. 



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From St. François Xavier to River Heights

From St. François Xavier to River Heights

Pawsitive Pet Care

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