Pet Sitter/Pet care
Who We Are
TLC House & Pet Sitting Service has been providing professional pet-sitting services to our clients in the East Valley for 20+ years. We pride ourselves on providing love and quality care for dogs, cats, and other species plus peace of mind to their owners. Our services include Daily vacation sitters, Overnight sitters, and Dog walkers. We are currently hiring Daily vacation sitters and dog walkers to join our team.
ONLY TRAVEL 5-10 MILES FROM YOUR HOME
Service Area: MUST LIVE IN THESE ZIP CODES ONLY
Gilbert: (85298, 85297,& 85296)
- Gilbert Rd to Power Rd
- Germann to Riggs Rd
PT WORK WITH TAX WRITE-OFFS!!
We value the customer relationships that we form with our clients. We are looking for customer-focused pet sitters interested in building long-term relationships with both owners and pets.
The desired candidates will be animal-loving, detail-oriented, responsible, mature adults with excellent communication skills.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age, older applicants are encouraged to apply
Experience: Previous work in a veterinary clinic, shelter, rescue organization, pet store, or fostered pets preferred but not required.
Sitters must live in our service areas. See the service areas listed below.
Refer to the Independent Contractor Requirements section below.
The assignment includes the following tasks: Going into a client's home to watch a pet while the client is at work or out of town. Walking and feeding the pet. Scooping cat boxes and administering medications both oral and injectable. Assignments may also include bringing in packages, watering plants, and rotating lights and blinds.
TIMES OF VISITS:
Pet sitters must be available to work on a regular basis, including major holidays, and be able to make multiple visits per day to the client's home.
Mid-day visits: 11-2 pm
Daily vacation sitters: 1-3 visits per day between 6:00 am – 8:00 pm. usual time frames are (6 am- 9 AM, 11-2 pm & 5PM-8 PM)
Overnight Sitters sleep at the client's home from 7 pm-7 am
Cat Sitting: 1-3 visits per day between 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Animal handling experience around different types, sizes, and breeds of dogs, cats, and other pets. (Dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, fish, etc.).
Have the physical ability to get down on the floor with the pets, walk them, and exercise them.
Be able to follow instructions from the client and be detailed in your notes to them.
Be eligible to be bonded and insured for pet sitting.
Have excellent references and pass a background check.
Have remarkable work ethics, and be courteous and professional.
Proficient organization skills and attention to detail
Be able to work independently with good time management skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Have your own reliable vehicle and proof of insurance.
Have your own smart cell phone (preferably with a camera and unlimited texting and photo)
Have your own email account (and reply daily).
Why be an Independent Contractor Daily Vacation Sitter and/or Dog Walker with TLC:
Daily vacation sitter and dog walker: start at $15/per visit (30 minutes) + tips
Claim part or all of your vehicle costs on your taxes
Claim the part of your house you use for your office on your taxes
Tax deductions for vehicle insurance, fuel, vehicle maintenance, office supplies
TLC handles the marketing and client setup, all you have to do is meet, greet, and sit
Work close to home
Sitters will build their client base (based on availability, experience, type of service, and location) in order to expect a more steady flow of work. All summer and holidays are the busiest time of year. You can start about $200+ a month (based on your availability) and build up to $2000 +/per month, especially during major holidays and summer. We are looking for eager and experienced sitters to work with us all year long. PLUS WRITE OFF BEING A CONTRACTOR
PLEASE NOTE: Be of legal age to sign contracts. Children are not permitted to accompany sitters on any visits.
*PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS**
Thank you for your interest in being a pet sitter for TLC!
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