Careers

Put your love of dogs to work with I Dig My Dog! Located in beautiful Pasadena, California, we are established, growing and in need of great people to continue our mission of providing the best service available in the dog business. Our high standards and passion for doing all that we can for our clients and pets requires top quality personnel. We offer flexible hours, competitive pay (based on experience), and opportunities for advancement into supervisory and management positions.

Please email resume (in MS Word format, pdf or as text within the body of email) and inquiries to careers@idigmydog.com. Along with your resume, please state in your email the POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR and WHY YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED.

Click here for a PDF version of our employment application. Applications can also be picked up at our Pasadena location. 
 

I Dig My Dog is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the following positions (part-time and full-time available):

** Dog Handlers – Professionally Experienced ONLY
**Front Desk/Customer Service/Retail Personnel
**Experienced Dog Bather/Groomer

 

EXPERIENCED DOG HANDLERS

Our dog handlers take care of the dogs from the moment they arrive until their departure. They interact and play with the dogs; monitor them at all times to ensure that they remain in the proper groups in order to play and exercise safely; oversee feeding and administration of medication; observe, document and communicate any issues or problems that need to be addressed with staff, management and pet owners.

Candidate Qualifications:
• MUST have professional experience in a kennel environment
• Must demonstrate sufficient dog handling skills
• Ability to take direction from management
• Ability to maintain a clean and organized work environment
• Ability to work independently to complete tasks proficiently
• Must be able to work in a vigorous physical manner, standing or walking 90% of the workday

Candidate Attributes:
• Must be patient and loving with dogs
• Work well under fast-paced conditions
• Must have common sense and good judgment
• Positive attitude, ability to interact constructively with staff and clients 
• Articulate and professional communication skills 
• Detail oriented, conscientious and dependable
• Positive attitude, ability to interact constructively with staff and clients

 

 

FRONT DESK / CUSTOMER SERVICE / RETAIL PERSONNEL 
Our customer service representatives check dogs in and out, handle customer inquiries about all of our services, answer phones, process cash sales, and provide knowledge about retail products.

Candidate Qualifications:
• Outstanding customer service skills (1 year experience required)
• Experience in the pet industry required
• Must be comfortable with dogs
• Retail computer, requiring basic math skills and cashier abilities
• Ability to multitask: Candidate will answer phone inquiries, process clients, ring      up retail sales, and demonstrate knowledge of products and services
• Clerical experience in filing, faxing, and other office duties
• Reliable and flexible with work hours
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Knowledge of Kennel Connection software preferred

Candidate Attributes:
• Great attitude, ability to interact positively with staff and clients
• Articulate and professional communication skills
• Detail oriented, conscientious and dependable

 

 

EXPERIENCED DOG BATHER / GROOMER
Our dog bathers/groomers are skilled in bathing, de-matting, brushing out, hand blow-drying and moisturizing the coat, cleaning ears, brushing teeth, cutting nails and expressing anal glands. They observe, document and communicate any questions or concerns that need to be addressed with the staff, management and pet owners.

Candidate Qualifications:
• Must have at least 1 year professional experience bathing and/or grooming  dogs
• Must demonstrate sufficient dog handling skills (training provided)
• Ability to take direction from management
• Ability to maintain a clean and organized work environment
• Ability to work independently to complete tasks proficiently
• Must be able to work in a vigorous physical manner, standing or walking 90% of the workday

Candidate Attributes:
• Must be patient and loving with dogs
• Work well under fast-paced conditions
• Detail oriented and observant
• Must have common sense and good judgment
• Team player with good communication skills

Call Now: (626) 844. 7877
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