• Posted on:
    Jan 23, 2023
  • Application Deadline:
    Feb 23, 2023
  • Location:
    Middlesex County
  • Position Type:
    Part Time
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Dog Handler and Kennel Worker


Job Description

Tail Waggin’ Dog Ranch in Muncey is hiring a Part Time Dog Handler & Kennel Worker to join their team.  IMMEDIATELY

If you are someone who is passionate about working with animals and is eager to help provide care for canines, this is the job for you.  If you have the enthusiasm, we’ll be happy to provide the training.


  • Assist in caring for dogs including supervision, walking, spending time with them, some behaviour modification, and some assistance with feeding
  • Clean dog care areas, including removing waste appropriately
  • Must be physically fit
  • Available for last minute call in’s as bookings can sometimes be last minute
  • Assist with filing, administrative tasks, and potentially invoicing in future
  • React to any escalating situations between dogs with appropriate separation and disciplinary actions (training will be provided)
  • Interact with customers dropping off and picking up dogs
  • Hours vary depending on need for care but are typically at least 20 a week
Education RequirementNot Applicable Experience Requirement
  • Must have Valid Drivers License and own transportation to worksite
  • Must have good communication skills as communicating with other staff members regarding dog behaviour is pivotal in maintaining a safe environment
  • Must be interested in and willing to learn dog discipline and behaviour modification
  • Must be able to react quickly to escalating scenarios to maintain safety of staff and dogs
  • Must be able to walk for long periods of time and fairly frequently as some dogs have greater exercise needs (can walk up to 45 minutes 6 times a day for high-energy dogs)
  • Must have good customer service skills
  • Ability to take initiative and make quick decisions is important.
Salary Details

Wage: $16.50/hour

How to Apply

Interested applicants, please submit your resume and cover letter by email to recruitment@communityemploymentchoices.ca

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