Job details


$10 – $14 an hour

Job Type
Number of hires for this role


    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Want to be a member of the Independent K-9 Team? We are looking for dependable, responsible, self- motivated individuals to join our dog training and care team.

Full-Time Position Available Starting between $20,800.00-28,000.00 depending on skill level and experience. 1 week vacation after 1st year of employment, High School Diploma or the equivalent required, Training experience and/or certification is required.

*The care of the dogs staying at our facility are our #1 priority and dogs must be cared for daily including nights, weekends, holidays and during all weather conditions; if this is a concern or a problem do not apply.*

Job Duties

  • Handling all breeds of dogs that participate in our Boarding, Daycare and Training programs
  • Capability of handling dogs in our behavior modification program (people & dog aggression, fear & anxiety) if you are not experienced with working with these cases willingness to learn to work with these dogs are a requirement to the position.
  • Perform and follow operating procedures to keep a clean, safe, odor free & low stress environment. Includes cleaning facility, dog kennel and crate areas, training areas and the outdoor areas also includes restocking, dishes, sweeping, mopping or other daily tasks.
  • Ability to work with all personality types in a professional and productive manner
  • Perform daily care including feeding, medicating, turnout.
  • Supervise daycare and Structured socialization that can include 2- 30 dogs
  • Perform other duties as needed

Job Requirements

  • Knowledgeable about basic dog care and grooming
  • Basic computer skills including use of Office, Email, Social Media and the computer software we use
  • Self-starter that is able to work independently or as part of a team with or without direction
  • Possesses problem solving skills and works efficiently with good time management
  • Reliable transportation in all weather conditions
  • Ability to safely handle dogs of all sizes and temperaments including behavior modification cases for aggressive dogs (people aggression/dog aggression) and complex fear cases
  • Able to do physical labor that includes lifting 50-100lbs, bending, cleaning all areas of the facility indoors and outdoors
  • Work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $10.00 – $14.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
We are providing hand sanitizer and wipes, also employees and anyone else inside the facility are required to wear masks.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No