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Animal Caregiver

Advertiser: Pets In The CityMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
27 Nov 2019
Auckland, Rodney & North Shore
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare

Do you love animals?

  • An opportunity to work with dogs and cats all day  
  • Utilise your professional animal care and handling skills and experience
  • Work with an energetic and enthusiastic team

Pets In The City are searching for an enthusiastic, experienced Animal Caregiver to join our Wairau Park Pet Hotel and Doggy Day Care team.  You must love animals and be passionate about taking care of our customers’ precious pets.

Pets In The City is an exclusive Pet Hotel and Doggy Day care facility dedicated to offering the very best care and facilities to our customers’ beloved dogs and cats.  Pets In The City is a unique concept in the pet care industry, offering a variety of services including indoor doggy day care, luxury dog and cat hotel facilities, grooming, dog training and pet focused retail.  We are open to care for our customer’s furry friends 7 days a week including public holidays. 

You will be working as part of a team responsible for the day to day care of our day care and hotel guests (dogs and cats).   Key responsibilities include ensuring all our guests are entertained, happy, safe and healthy at all times; that their play parks and dog apartments and cat condominiums are spotlessly clean and that every one of our “furry” guests leave Pets In The City having had a wonderful experience.

You will be required to work on a rotating roster across any 7 days in the week, including evenings and weekends, public and school holidays as required.

Previous experience in a similar working environment or veterinarian clinic is essential as is a relevant animal care qualificationYou will be require to demonstrate your animal handling skills and show that you possess common sense and initiative in the animal care environment. In addition you must be able to follow instructions, work as a team and most importantly - love working with animals! 

In return for your skills, expertise and dedication, you will be provided with a fun, supportive working environment, a competitive hourly rate, training and uniforms.

If this sounds like you - we'd love to hear from you today. 

To apply please email Melanie at with your up to date CV and cover letter.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applicants for this position should be fluent in English, have their own reliable transport and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)

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