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Careers at PHC

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

Here are our available positions. Please read below and if you meet all of our requirements, complete this application to get started:

Job 1. Professional Pet Sitter & Dog Walker

 

Job Description:

Are you the happiest when you are with animals? Do dogs and cats truly bring you joy? If yes, your dream job is waiting for you at Pet and Home Care ! We are hiring animal lovers to join our premier pet care service in Maryland. We are looking for full-time and part-time sitters.

We are seeking adults with a reliable vehicle and smart phone for part-time or full-time pet sitting and dog walking. We have routes available in Potomac, Gaithersburg and nearby areas. If you truly have the heartfelt love for animals, live within 10 miles from the cities listed above, are mature, highly reliable, detail oriented, self-motivated, pleasant to work with, committed to outstanding customer service, and would like to become part of our family of pet sitters, this may be your dream job!

Assignments can include morning, mid-day, and evening pet visits during the week and weekends. Based on your availability. Must be able to work mid day weekdays, some holidays and some weekends. We do pay extra on major holidays!

Benefits include:
  • Health Insurance
  • Hired as an employee
  • PTO
  • Direct deposit paycheck every 2 weeks
  • Reduce your liability and headaches by pet sitting through a trusted company
  • Full schedule
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Easy to use software for scheduling, instructions, and tracking your pay
Desired Qualifications:
  • 1+ to 2 years of experience
  • High school degree
  • Pet Sitting, Pet Walking, Daily Feeding, Administration of Medicine

Along with experience Pet Sitting, Pet Walking, Feeding, Administration Pet’s Medicine, you must:

1) Absolutely love pets!
2) Physically fit -(walking/ running dogs, getting on the floor to play with kitties, scooping litter, picking up animals, etc.).
3) At least 18 years of age.
4) Have a reliable, gas efficient vehicle and valid license/ insurance.
5) Mature, professional, extremely dependable.
6) Have a smart phone with an internet connection.
7) Enjoy being outside (dogs need to be walked even in the rain and snow).
8) Have loads of common sense!
9) Organized and work well independently.
10) Flexible in terms of scheduling.
11) Comfortable with dogs of all sizes, breeds, and temperaments.
12) Willing to submit to a background check.
13) Available to work during the holidays.
14) Commit to work with us for at least 6 months- longer preferred.

Additional Information:

Compensation: $16.00 or more an hour (per visit pay)
Availability: Full-time or part-time

Job 2. Dog Day Care & Pet Resort Attendants

 

Job Description:

Do you love to run around and play with dogs all day? Don’t mind scooping some poop and getting lots of puppy kisses? You are in luck! We are now hiring at our dog resort!

Pet and Home Care is now looking for additional pet lovers to join our Doggy Daycare and Resort Team in Clarksburg, MD! We are seeking dog lovers for full-time and part-time work at our Dog Resort. If you have a truly heartfelt love of animals, are mature, extremely reliable, detail oriented, self-motivated, pleasant to work with, committed to excellent customer service and would like to become part of our resort family; this may be your dream job! Flexible availability is a must.

Benefits include:
  • Direct deposit paycheck every 2 weeks
  • Reduce your liability and headaches by pet sitting through a trusted company
  • Full schedule
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Easy to use software for scheduling, instructions, and tracking your pay
  • Hired as an employee
  • PTO
  • Health Insurance
Desired Qualifications:
  • 1+ to 2 years of experience
  • High school degree
  • Pet Sitting, Pet Walking, Daily Feeding, Administration of Medicine, Boarding

To apply you must:

1) Absolutely love pets!
2) Physically fit -(walking/ running dogs, getting on the floor to play with kitties, scooping litter, picking up animals, etc.).
3) At least 18 years of age.
4) Have a reliable, gas efficient vehicle and valid license/ insurance.
5) Mature, professional, extremely dependable.
6) Have a smart phone with an internet connection (optional for pet sitting only).
7) Enjoy being outside in any weather.
8) Have loads of common sense!
9) Organized and work well independently and with others.
10) Flexible in terms of scheduling.
11) Comfortable with dogs of all sizes, breeds, and temperaments.
12) Willing to submit to a background check.
13) Available to work during the holidays.
14) Commit to work with us for at least one year.
15) Must be able to work some weekends each month and holidays.

Additional Information:

Compensation: Starting at $11 an hour
Availability: Full-time or part-time

Pet and Home Care Job Application

Please fill out all the required fields and attach your resume below.

Thank you for your interest in the professional pet sitting or dog day care attendant position with Pet and Home Care!

Please read this important information before completing the application. You must be over 18, have a reliable, gas efficient, insured vehicle, and valid driver’s license.

As a pet sitter, this active role would require you to drive to each of our client’s homes throughout the day. At each home you will need to follow the client’s instructions for caring for the pets by either walking the dog(s), playing in the yard, feeding, giving medication, feeding cats, cleaning cat litter, and caring for other small pets. We also offer home care that you may need to provide. Some of these duties include taking out or bringing in trash and recycling cans, bringing in mail/ papers/ packages, or watering plants.

Visits are completed based upon time frame, visit duration and any additional service(s) that the client has requested.

If you car is not gas efficient this job may not be right for you because there can be a lot of driving (although we do try to minimize your drive time to each home to clients near your home). This job also involves a lot of activity since you will be walking a good part of the day, even in hot, cold, or bad weather. Please keep this in mind when deciding if Pet and Home Care is a good fit for you. This job is a lot of fun though if you love animals, exercise, and working on your own.

As a Sitter, you will be paid per visit completed. Listed below are the starting rates paid. You can expect 3-15 visits per day. The amount of visits you will have is based on your availability, how much you want to work, and how busy we are when you are available. Sitters typically earn $250-$800 (before taxes) per week depending on how much they work. We give pay increases at least once per year as well as spot bonuses for going above and beyond. Clients often tip as well! Doing overnights can help you earn extra money too.

Starting pay:

$7.55 per 15 minute visit

$9.55 per 30 minute visit

$13.55 per 45 minute visit

$16.55 per 60 minute visit

$2.50 for each additional dog at a visit

$2.50 for each visit on specified holidays

$50.00 per 24 hour period for overnight care ($10.00 per each additional dog)

$25.00 per client referral

As a daycare attendant, this active role would require you to play with and monitor dogs all day. You’ll be driven and committed, giving meticulous and excellent care to each dog. You’ll also have calm yet assertive energy around dogs. You’ll help create an environment that will be friendly, fully supervised and active. (Standing for long periods of time will be necessary) You’ll take the role seriously, providing peace of mind to parents that the highest level of care is being given to their “best friend” You will care for the dogs at our facility by monitoring them, playing with them, giving them lots of love and attention, feeding them, cleaning up after them, and share cleaning responsibilities at the resort such as mopping.

$11 per hour starting pay at our pet resort.

Benefits for all employees include:
  • PTO (Paid time off)
  • Optional health and dental insurance
  • Direct deposit paycheck every 2 weeks
  • Reduce your liability and headaches by pet sitting through a trusted company
  • Full schedule
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Easy to use software for scheduling, instructions, and tracking your pay
  • Hired as an employee

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