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Maintenance Position

Do you love being outside in any type of weather?

Are you a “jack of all trades” but master of none?

Do you like to be on the go and have no two days the same?

Does the idea of breathing new life into a vintage Airstream excite you?

If yes, we need to talk.

Meyer’s organization is about people and their dogs. It’s about helping people and INSPIRING them to do with and more for their dogs. We are a group of energetic, motivated people who love what we do and are looking for other like-minded, high-quality people to join us. We offer exciting opportunities that will challenge your abilities and expand your skills. Our Leadership Team is passionate about fostering both personal and professional growth for all. We have a lot of fun and love the customers and pets we get the privilege to work with. At Meyer’s we have a two phase hiring process. Only those who complete both phases will be considered for employment.

Phase 1: Read our Strategic Vision, and Phase 2: Complete Our Online Application

Only online applications will be accepted.

Job Description

Pet care is the core of our operations and this position requires caring for all aspects of a pet during its stay.  We’re the life guards for people’s four legged family members strong attention to detail and a team player attitude are required, as is your love for pets! You are joining a team that strives to take customers all the way to “Wow!”, doing work that matters.  Meyer’s has a strong sense of community with many staff being part of the team for over 10 years building, innovating, and being part of something bigger than themselves.  Little or no absenteeism is extremely important. We are looking for a Maintenance Position from now until mid November for sure possibly longer, to join our team at Meyer’s Tails Up Farm, a pet care facility in Belvidere, IL. This position is full-time, will include working with our maintenance team at all three of our locations with Belvidere being your home base. Day-to-day, you will be a ‘jack of all trades,’ responsible for preventative maintenance and repair work.

Reporting Relationship

This position reports to the Maintenance Lead and Operations Manager.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Minor repairs
  • Special projects which include building needs
  • Light to moderate vehicle fleet maintenance
  • Small electric an small engine maintenance
  • Responsible for the meticulous upkeep of Meyer grounds, amenities, building exteriors, and parking lots
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment
  • Care for established lawns and landscaping
  • Maintain or repair tools, equipment, or structures
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, or parking lots
  • Prepare grounds for special events
  • Doing what is necessary to ensure each guest (which for us is a pet) is comfortable, safe and content.

Requirements

  • Passionate about working with a team
  • Have a desire for doing work that matters
  • Detail oriented, and ORGANIZED, love dogs and cats, and good communicator.
  • Strong work ethic with a “make-it-happen” attitude.
  • Genuine liking for people with a desire to make the customer experience and the employee work experience pleasant, welcoming, and memorable.
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Ability to complete tasks independently or with a team without direct supervision
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Able to lift 80 lbs.
  • Experience working with a pool maintenance a plus

Desired Experience and Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience with maintenance, carpentry, automotive, plumbing, and HVAC
  • Excellent work history and reference

Compensation

  • Pay depends on experience. Performance based bonus upon approval.

Step 1: Read Our Strategic Vision
Step 2: Fill out our
Maintenance Position Job Application




We Really Believe in This Stuff



Everyday we get to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. Providing inspiration to dog parents who need it. Getting our message out there. Helping customers learn how to change the course of their relationship with their dogs. Educating the dog owner how to speak “dog”. Making the connection between dog and owner is the goal for us. It’s why we do what we do. Work that changes lives, work that gives inspiration.

Work in Your Strengths

Our goal is to help position each team member in a role that plays to their strengths, that sets them up to shine…to win. Know yourself well enough to know what you do well, and just as importantly, what you don’t.

Win or Lose as a Team

Our team openly collaborates to create remarkable experiences that positively impacts lives. Everyone on the team is responsible for bringing new ideas, perspectives and solutions to the table. Starting with day one, we want your voice as part of the conversation. Collaboration does not equal positioning and pushing others off the ladder. Rather, collaboration has the ability to benefit your paycheck.

About Our Company

We’re a privately-owned and operated company comprised of over 35 people that make up 6 service areas (our version of departments), focused on a single mission:
 “Meyer’s provides experienced based, canine education and services to improve the canine/human relationship which gives INSPIRATION to everyone from the dog enthusiast to the dog owner.”

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