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May

Doggy Daycare Educator Lead

Fetch n Fun Wellness & Daycare - Ashmore, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for new team members to join the Gold Coasts biggest and best Doggy Daycare and Wellness Centre, Fetch n Fun Wellness & Daycare. We pride ourselves on the love shown for all the pups in our care, our facility on the Gold Coast and the highest standards of customer experience and satisfaction for our clients (aka Fetch n Fun Family).

Opportunities exist for experienced, friendly and enthusiastic dog lovers to join the Gold Coast’s best doggy daycare team. Applicants should be well spoken, positive individuals with a big smile and a minimum of 3 years paid working experience with canines as well an absolute love for dogs being essential.

We need great people who are motivated, hardworking, kind, show initiative and are good communicators with the 2 legged kind and the 4 pawed kind.

The job requires you to work in a fast paced environment, where you will need to shuffle priorities, be adaptable and keep calm.

Working with dogs is mentally and physically demanding so you need to be able to keep up with the pace and be physically fit, as you will be handling dogs from 1kg to 90kg.

Working at our doggy daycare isn’t just working with cute dogs (though it is a major bonus!), you are required to work indoors and outdoors in all weather and climate conditions, get dirty, complete physical tasks and do lots and lots of cleaning!

Flexibility is needed with shifts anytime from 6.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday which can include split shifts and being available at short notice to fill in shifts.

This is a leader role on a casual rostered basis. Part time or full time could be considered for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be remunerated starting at the relevant Fetch n Fun salary rate, which are above award rates plus super. This may be negotiable for the right candidate.

The basic minimum requirements (non-negotiable):

  • A paid position working with canines for more than 3 years - non-negotiable
  • Team focused and ability to work cohesively with others in a fun, fast paced environment
  • Fit and able to run, jump and move big dogs when necessary
  • Calm, compassionate and positive nature
  • A friendly and confident personality
  • Able to lead a team to achieve results
  • Able to follow clear instructions and procedures unsupervised
  • Able to work up to ten hour days, on your feet, in a high pressure environment
  • A passion for, strong desire to learn, or aspiration to continue your development with canine behaviour and psychology
  • Must be comfortable and confident in working with dogs of all sizes
  • Available to attend a 2-hour unpaid work trial over the coming weeks (date to be provided)
  • Looking for a long term position
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer knowledge

Please don’t apply if you do not meet the minimum basic requirements above.

Please send application letter (with experience and availability) and all applications must include a resume.

A full position description will be provided to the shortlisted candidates.

Only successful applicants will be contacted to trial in shifts, with the successful trials moved to an interview process.

Note: Applications will not be considered without resume detailing relevant experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Are you an Australian Citizen or do you have the correct Visa to work in Australia?

Experience:

  • dog handling: 3 years (Required)