Skipper is a rapidly growing, technology-enabled startup based in Charlotte, NC that’s revolutionizing the pet care industry through a top notch team and cutting-edge technology. We provide pet owners with an unparalleled level of convenience, accountability and care. Come join our team of dog lovers and be a part of the "next big thing" in pet care.

As a Pet Care Associate you will:

Administration

  • Take role of boarding guests
  • Reassign pet kennels for boarding and incoming guests
  • Positively greet customers and welcome guests

Check-In

  • Man valet station for arriving guests
  • Record intake inventory notes and add-ons
  • Walk guests to play space
  • Perform body check on guests and record findings
  • Label guests with tear-away collar
  • Store boarding dog belongings

Cleaning

  • Clean lobby area
  • Perform light and deep kennel clean
  • Wash dog bowls
  • Space vacuum play area
  • Spot & deep clean play area
  • Clean relief area
  • Clean kitchen and food prep area

Feeding

  • Prepare food
  • Give food and fresh water
  • Record food eaten during mealtime
  • Remove bowls post-meal
  • Prepare & give treats

Laundry

  • Place facility items in washing machine
  • Switch washed items into dryer
  • Fold laundered items and return to designation area.

Play

  • Swap dogs at designated intervals
  • Monitor play group and address issues
  • Perform ongoing temperament assessment of guests
  • Update dog profile notes
  • Add visit notes and take and upload photos
  • Finalize and send visit report

Potty

  • Let boarding dogs out of kennels for potty time
  • Record potty activity in pet profile
  • Perform potty walks

Transition

  • Remove boarding dog belongings from kennel and store
  • Move dog to post-transition kennel and perform body check
  • Complete inventory checklist for each dog

You must have:

  • Availability Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. or on weekends
  • A positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work on major holidays

You’re good at and enjoy:

  • Playing with dogs!
  • Being dependable and punctual
  • Learning hands-on dog handling and dog training skills
  • Being thorough and detail-oriented when completing tasks at hand
  • Picking up poop (it’s the reality)

It’d be extra awesome if you have:

  • 1 year of previous animal care experience (Preferred)

Physical Demands:

  • Capable of physical movements requiring the use of legs, wrists, hands and/or fingers including kneeling and bending
  • Repetitive arm and wrist use. Frequent grasping.
  • Ability to pull up to 140 pounds
  • Ability to be on feet and/or walking up to eight (8) hours per day for at least six (6) hours
  • Ability to lift up to forty (40) pounds