Employment Opportunities

All positions require the following:

  • A minimum of an 8mo – 1yr commitment
  • Daily Internet Access/Own cell phone
  • Own vehicle with license/insurance/good driving record
  • Pass background screening
  • Ability to work well independently, follow directions and trustworthy
  • Good with animals and people
  • Provide references/proof of professional animal experience (at least 2 professional references)
  • At least 6mos prior professional animal experience
  • Pet First Aid / CPR certification course. If this has not been completed prior to hire, we allow 30-60 days to complete this. Hands on class required for sitters/walkers. Office positions may take online version of course through Pet Emergency Education LLC.

Prior professional experience with dogs/cats consists of one of the following: 
Animal shelters or animal rescue organizations (volunteer or work), SPCA (volunteer or work), animal hospital(volunteer or work), kennel, experience working at a grooming facility or doggie day-care/training facility, pre-vet student, dog training experience, animal schooling or other equivalent.

DOG WALKING POSITIONS:
Dog walking positions include visiting clients homes to exercise, walk or to let/take, out for their dogs. Includes walking, cleaning up after animals, feeding/providing fresh water, giving dogs attention, establishing a daily routine for dogs & leaving a note to let clients know how/what the dogs did

1. East Greenwich & bordering North Kingstown RI Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker
-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

2. Warwick / Cranston RI Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker
-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

3. Providence Area Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker

-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10:30-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

4. Attleboro & Pawtucket Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker

-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10:30-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

5. Fall River & Somerset MA Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker

-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10:30-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

6. Narragansett / Saunderstown / Kingston / Wakefield Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker
-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10:30-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

7. Newport / Middletown / Portsmouth Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker
-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10:30-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

8. Barrington / Bristol / Warren RI Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker
-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10:30-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

9. Cumberland/Woonsocket RI Mon-Fri Afternoon Dog Walker
-Requires a minimum of 2-3hrs availability in the afternoons Mon-Fri sometime between 10:30-3pm. Full availability between 10-3pm ideal.

PET SITTING POSITIONS:
Pet Sitting positions involve visiting clients home to care for their animals while they are away on vacation. This includes walking, exercising, letting dogs out, Feedinging/providing fresh water, cleaning up after animals, litter box scoopings/cleanings, medicating animals if needed, providing care/attention to animals, looking after clients homes, taking in the mail/newspaper, watering plants, taking out trash, keeping an eye on house to make sure no issues, emailing/calling or texting clients with updates on their pets as requested, leaving a report for clients for them to read upon their return, etc…

1. Narragansett / Wakefield / Kingston RI (Dog and/or Cat) Sitter
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 5am-9am) and an hour availability in evenings (between 6-9pm), occasional weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating dogs with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

2. East Greenwich / North Kingstown (Dog and/or Cat) Sitter
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 5am-9am) and an hour availability in evenings (between 4:00 – 8pm), occasional weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating cats with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

3. Scituate & Johnston Pet Sitter 
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 6am-9am), hour availability in evenings (between 5-9pm), occasional nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating both cats and dogs with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

4. Cranston & Warwick Pet Sitter 
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 6am-9am), hour availability in evenings (between 5-9pm), occasional nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating both cats and dogs with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

5. Cumberland / Lincoln / Woonsocket Occasional Pet Sitter
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 6am-9am), hour availability in evenings (between 5-9pm), occasional nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating both cats and dogs with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

6. Providence / Pawtucket Occasional Pet Sitter
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 6am-9am), hour availability in evenings (between 5-9pm), occasional nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating both cats and dogs with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

7. Westerly / Charlestown RI Occasional Pet Sitter
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 6am-9am), hour availability in evenings (between 5-9pm), occasional nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating both cats and dogs with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

8. Newport / Middletown Occasional Pet Sitter
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 6am-9am), hour availability in evenings (between 5-9pm), occasional nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating both cats and dogs with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

9. Attleboro MA & Surrounding Occasional AM & PM Pet Sitter
Minimum of an hour availability in Mornings (between 6am-9am), hour availability in evenings (between 5-9pm), occasional nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable medicating both cats and dogs with pills/liquids. Training with diabetic pets a plus but not required.

Occasional Overnight Pet Sitters:
-Northern RI (Woonsocket/Cumberland/Lincoln)
-Kent County (Cranston & Warwick and Coventry & West Warwick area and East Greenwich Area)
-South County (Narragansett and Wakefieled or Westerly/Ashaway or Charlestown/Richmond/West Kingston areas
-Providence County (Providence / Pawtucket)

Requires Overnight availability btwn 8-10pm through next AM btwn 6-8am. This involves staying in the clients home from this time to care for animals/home and includes all duties as described in the pet sitting positions above.

Office Positions:
1. Full time Client Care Coordinator; 36-40+ hours/week: 4 days per week; weekdays & 2 weekends per month. Work from home option.

2. Part time Client Care Coordinator; 25-30 hours/week: 3 days per week; weekdays & 2 weekends per month. Work from home option.

3. Office Assistant / Fill In Client Care Coordinator 10-25 hours/week: flexible schedule, occasional weekends. Work from home option.

4. Evening/Weekend Client Care Coordinator 20-30 hours/week: Evenings 6 to 10pm during the week. Occasional weekend days (possibility of every other weekend). 4-5 days per week total. Work from home option.

Required hours for the above office positions are 9am-6pm with quick check in via phone/email @ 8pm & 10pm weekdays. And weekends 10:30am-5:30pm with quick check in via phone/email @ 8pm & 10pm. Involves handling incoming calls/emails/booking pet sitting reservations, set up meetings, answer clients questions, send estimates, process online payments, confiming pet sitting reservations & meetings and update service contracts, rabies info, etc…

Applications:
1. Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Positions: Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Application 

2. Client Care Coordinator / Office Assistant Position(s) Client Care Coordinator / Office Assistant Application

If you have any trouble, please send us an email at furryfellaspetsitting@yahoo.com to request an application. Please include the position that you are interested in on subject line of email and we will email you an application.