Join Our Team

If you have a love for animals, Sleepy Paws wants to talk to you! Sleepy Paws Pet Care is seeking associates to provide in-home pet sitting, dog walking and overnight care for our clients’ pets. The work schedule varies depending on the clients’ needs and may include mornings, evenings, weekdays, weekends and holidays. Check out our Services and FAQ’s pages to learn more about what we do. All staff are hired part-time as independent contractors.

Positions available:

  • Pet Sitting/Dog Walking
  • Overnight Visits
  • In-home Boarding

We have immediate openings for candidates living in the following areas:

  • Downingtown, West Chester, Exton, Honey Brook, Coatesville and surrounding areas.

Compensation:
Associates receive a percentage of revenues paid by clients (average rate is $15-$18/hour).

Qualifications for all positions:

  • must posess a passion for animals and commitment to consistently providing excellent service
  • must be at least 18 years old and be able to provide a criminal background check
  • high school diploma or equivalent (some college or undergraduate degree preferred)
  • Prior customer service experience (pet care and/or in-home experience a +)
  • Prior experience with dogs and cats (this can include raising your own pets)
  • Willingness to clean up after dogs and cats
  • Physically capable of walking larger sized pets
  • Excellent communication, follow up and time management skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation and be willing to travel within a 10 mile radius of your home
  • Email and cell phone access

Additional Qualifications for all Pet Sitting/Dog Walking positions:

  • Pet sitters must have availability for the following hours to perform visits
    Mornings (6-9:30 am), Mid-day (11am to 2 pm), Evenings (6-9:30 pm), Weekends, and Holidays.
  • Dog Walkers must have mid-day (11 am to 2 pm) availability.
  • Overnight visit sitters must be available to stay overnights between the hours of 8 pm and 7 am at clients’ homes and the ability to work weekends and holidays.
  • In-home boarders must live in a pet-free, smoke-free household and not have any children under 15 years old living in their household

Please email your resume and pet care history (include your own pets) to:

dave@sleepy-paws.com

No phone calls please. Please be sure to submit all the required information, incomplete applications will be deleted. All potential applicants are required to complete a background check.

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