Exciting PART-TIME Opportunity

Position: PART-TIME
Title: Dog Boarding Facility Assistant
Location: Albon Dog Ranch, 100 Old Northwest Road, Lunenburg, NS.



Albon Dog Ranch, located on the South Shore, NS only minutes from Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Blockhouse and Exit 11 (103) and a short drive from the busy towns of Bridgewater, Chester and Chester Basin is one of Nova Scotia’s top dog boarding facilities. Opened in August 2014 we have become a leader in dog care for all sizes and breeds of dogs.

We are looking for a responsible ‘PART-TIME‘ assistant to work in a busy and demanding environment. You must have the love for dogs and patience to work in a demanding environment. You will be working outside as much if not more than working inside and in all types of weather.

Our focus on the job is to keep dogs at a comfortable level of play, happy and safe. Keeping the dogs happy is just as important to us as clients walking in and out of the ranch happy and with piece of mind knowing they will be leaving their dog(s) in great care. We have very high expectations regarding this.

Please note* This job may not be suitable for everyone as it is a physically demanding job. 
Hours available are 20-25 hours per week. Some overtime may be requested when needed.

Starting Rate: $12 per hour.

90 day initial trial period. Only serious applicants please apply

Job Description

  • Dealing with new customers and their dogs.
  • Handling dogs of all different sizes and breeds.
  • Feeding breakfast, lunch and suppers.
  • Cleaning the dog pens numerous times a day.
  • Cleaning the Doggy Barn daily.
  • Answering phone calls and emails.
  • Customer Service and daily transactions.
  • Administering medication to dogs when needed.

You should possess the following

  • Must be able to handle responsibility.
  • Have some experience with dogs or animals.
  • Have some experience dealing with people and have a friendly disposition at all times.
  • Be a fast learner and have a flair with dogs.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Must have a want to learn and grow with the business.

Full training provided

Please upload your cover letter and resume using the form below.

Please supply at least 2 references