Come join one of the fastest growing dog daycares in the Seattle area! We are not your average doggy daycare. We have a proven track record with 17+ years of experience. 

Our purpose and values:

  • We are industry leaders, delivering PEACE OF MIND in a safe environment by caring for every dog as our own.
  • Cultivating the bond between pooches and their people by serving generations of pups for life.
  • Respectfully supporting one another with integrity in all that we do.
  • Expanding the HEART of our house into the community with love and passion. 

Job Purpose:
Dog Handlers provide direct care for dogs, toward both health and safety. The position is responsible for supervising dogs while in the park.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following is a list of general job responsibilities. This list is not all-inclusive and may be amended to meet changing business needs. Dog Handlers:

  • Actively oversee a designated dog park in-person to ensure positive and safe dog interactions; mitigate escalating behaviors
  • Assist with dog rotations and mealtimes
  • Assist with running dogs at check in and check out 
  • Perform additional services such as dog walks, dog jogs, and one-on-one ball play
  • Clean up after dogs and perform other essential cleaning and disinfection tasks 
  • Follow safety guidelines and protocols 
  • Provide exceptional customer service, including transparent communication
  • Develop strong relationships with customers (pooches and people)
  • Communicate and participate as part of team
  • Attend daily recap meetings, as well as read and understand recap daily   
  • Uphold the Purpose and Core Values of the business in actions and words
  • Develop thorough knowledge and understanding of dog breeds and dog behavior
  • Perform other daily tasks as assigned by the Pack Leader and/or Supervisors
  • Cross train for other positions within the company over time
  • Attend periodic trainings and All Team Meetings
  • Mentor new team members as assigned
  • Uphold DDL Purpose and Values, communicating clearly, openly, honestly, and kindly
Experience and Education:
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Experience working professionally with dogs, 1+ years preferred 
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Comfortable working within close proximity to dogs in play park  
  • Desire to develop a thorough understanding of dog behavior
  • Quick reaction time to unpredictable situations
  • Comfortable working in a loud environment
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Comfortable standing for 8 hours at a time
  • Able to lift 45 pounds
 Our benefits package includes Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off…and the best part…bring your dog to work among many other things!

If you have a good work ethic, great attitude and the desire to grow... we want to meet you. Come grow with us!

Department: Operations
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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