Part-time pet sitter

Part-time Pet Sitter- Must love cats!

Exact hours TBD.

Purrfect Paws, LLC is a premier pet sitting and dog walking service serving the following north and northwest side neighborhoods in Chicago: Lincoln Square, Andersonville, Uptown, Edgewater, North Center, Lincoln Park, Logan Square, Bucktown, Wicker Park. We care for cats and occasionally small to medium size dogs.

The part-time pet sitter will provide care and feeding/walking of the clients’ pets who have contracted with Purrfect Paws while they are away on vacation or on business trips. We also provide mid-day walks for dogs for clients who are unable to walk their dogs during this time due to their work responsibilities/ schedules. All clients’ pets are provided care in the clients’ homes. Purrfect Paws does not provide boarding due to insurance regulations.

This position will not administer medication to client’s pets. All medication administered by Purrfect Paws, LLC is only done by employees (listed on the insurance forms) having the required background

 

Essential Responsibilities

Perform a head- to-tail overall wellness check of each pet on each visit. Notify Purrfect Paws and client immediately if pet appears to have health issue.

Feed/change water according to clients’ instructions (many pets have allergies/food sensitivities)

Walk dog according to clients’ instructions (use provided leashes, gentle leader, harness, gentle harness). (Dogs can never be off leash outside of clients’ home while under care of Purrfect Paws)

Clean up after dog waste

Scoop cat litter pans each visit and dispose of litter per clients’ instructions

Bring in mail and packages if requested

Send client photo and text at the completion of each visit

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Competencies

­21 years or older

Flexibility

Basic knowledge of cat/dog behavior and body language

Attention to detail

Excellent communication skills

Must have access to a smart phone

Must pass a criminal background check (required by insurance)

Must have reliable means of transportation

 

 

This position may require climbing several flights of stairs

This position requires, walking, standing, reaching, stooping

This position requires working outside in variable weather conditions

To Apply: 

Please send a resume along with a brief statement of why you are interested in the position to: purrfectpaws2000@gmail.com.

For more information on Purrfect Paws, LLC please see our website: purrfectpaws2000.com

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Faith Korey