Employment

Want to become a dog walker? Apply on-line now!
Dogwalker etc is Oahu’s premier pet sitting company! We are always seeking new dog walkers and pet sitters to join our team. You must be a true animal lover. Previous pet care experience is preferred; ideally dog walking, pet sitting, volunteering in a shelter, or working at a doggy daycare, kennel, or veterinarian’s office. Because we pride ourselves on providing a high level of service to our clients, you must have excellent presentation and communication skills. Our assignments provide part-time work & typically supplement an existing income. Pet sitting can be a great supplemental income for those who would like to earn around $100-$250 a week. We take our job very seriously and expect everyone that works with us to do the same and go above and beyond to ensure the safety and happiness of the pets in our care.

Job Duties

Pet sitters and dog walkers are responsible for:

  • The well being and overall care of our clients’ pets and their homes.
  • Managing clients’ needs and preferences with a commitment to providing a superior level of care
  • Having a flexible schedule which allows you to be available for various assignments monday through friday, weekends & holidays.
  • Please do not apply for the job if you are only available a few hours per week.

Additional Candidate Requirements

  • Comfortable handling dogs of all sizes & breeds
  • Equipped with a cell phone, computer and working home internet connection
  • Have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Own a reliable vehicle with current registration, safety check & auto insurance. Personal vehicle will be used for multiple pet care assignments. Gas is non-refundable & will be at the sitter’s own expense.
  • A resident of Oahu. Please specify which neighborhood you live in on your application
  • US citizen with a clean criminal record. A background check must be submitted at the time of hire.
  • Tolerant to working in inclement weather, i.e humidity & rain
  • Available to start work immediately and make a long-term commitment of at least six months

Submitting an Application
If you meet all the above requirements and would like to be considered for a position, please complete the on-line form below. Please note that due to the high volume of the applications we receive, we will only contact qualified candidates for interviews.

Your application should also include:

  • A resume detailing your experience with animals (we want to hear about any/all pet experience even if it was for a neighbor/boss/friend), copied and pasted into the body of your message (attachments will not be opened)
  • Your phone number(s) and home address
  • Desired location(s) for work
  • Any other interesting information that you think sets you apart from
    the other candidates

We look forward to hearing from you. Good luck!

Personal Information
First Name:
Last Name:
Home Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
E-mail address:
Home number:
Cell number:


Are you eligible to work in the US?  

Have you ever been convicted of a felony?  
If Yes please elaborate:


Do you have any credit, criminal or driving offenses?  
If Yes please elaborate:


Applying for:
(check all that apply)
Weekdays
Weekends
Dog walking
House sitting

Availability for Pet Care Assignments
Morning
(7am-9am)
Any M Tu W Th F Sa Su
Mid-Day
(10am-4pm)
Any M Tu W Th F Sa Su
Evening
(5pm-9pm)
Any M Tu W Th F Sa Su
Overnights
(6pm-6am)
Any M Tu W Th F Sa Su

Please explain any factors which may cause the above availability to change within the next 6-12 months (e.g., “I’m looking for a full time job during the days and then I’ll only be able to do Mornings and Evenings after that”, etc):

Please explain any inconsistent patterns above (e.g., “I’m not available for Evenings on Thursdays because I have a class”, or “I can’t commit to Mid-Days regularly due to my full time job”, etc.):

In what neighborhoods would you like to work?

Can you work on holidays? (including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years) 

Can you work weekends (Saturday - Sunday)? 

Can you work Monday through Friday each and every week? 

Are you available to stay overnight in a pet's home? 

Can you comfortably handle walking two dogs at a time? 

Can you comfortably handle a dog up to 100 lbs? 

Are you able to give a pill to a dog or cat? 

Are you able to give an insulin injection to a dog or cat? 

Is there any pet you prefer not to care for?


Are you looking for a long-term position? 

Are you looking for a seasonal/holiday position? 

Do you have any pet ownership, pet care or pet sitting experience?
(Please explain.) 



What is your motivation for joining our team at Dogwalker etc?


Please list any education you feel is relevant:



Employment History
(Begin with present or most recent)
Name of Employer:
Name of Supervisor:
Supervisor telephone number:
What was your position/duty there?
Dates of employment:
Reason for leaving:
May we call Supervisor for a reference?
If no please state why:

Name of Employer
Name of Supervisor
Supervisor telephone number
What was your position/duty there?
Dates of employment
Reason for leaving
May we call Supervisor for a reference?
If no please state why



References
Please list two personal references, not related to you,
whom you have known for at least one year.

Name:
Telephone number:
Relationship:



Name:
Telephone number:
Relationship:



How did you hear about Dog Walker, Etc's Employment Opportunities?



Do you currently have another job/source of income? 


Do you know anyone who currently works for Dog Walker, Etc? 

If yes, list name: 



Do you know anyone who has worked for Dog Walker, Etc in the past? 
If yes, list name 



Approximately how many hours do you wish to work each week? 


What should we know about you that would make you especially suited
to be a pet caregiver at Dog Walker, Etc?



What additional information should we know about you
that will influence our decision to hire you?



I verify that the information provided in this Application is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge.

Please verify that you are human (or at least not a robot!)