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Pet Transportation Specialist

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, expand your skills and reward your contributions. Our Leadership Team is passionate about fostering both personal and professional growth for all.
This position we are currently hiring for at our growing company is in Belvidere on Rockford’s east side where we were offer several different services for people and their pets. It is a part time opportunity in a Pet Transportation position with a great support staff and leadership team that you would be joining. At Meyer’s Tails Up Farm 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

Pets in our facility must be cared for promptly, every day. The facility is staffed 365 days a year and is exceptionally busy when schools are on holiday recess. Experience is necessary, however a genuine love for animals is a must. You must be able to handle dogs of all sizes without being afraid of them and without allowing them to control you. You must be in good physical condition, able to squat, stoop, bend, and lift.  This is a position for helping with pet transportation in the Greater Rockford Area and to area airports, and various errands for our company. This position requires knowledge of our local streets and an impeccable driving record. Excellent communication and customer service skills a must.   There will be opportunities for advancement, if you excel.

 

  • You Are Dependable – being a few minutes early for work is normal for you. You look at what the great day ahead spent with dogs will bring. Our staff knows they can count on you to do whatever it is you are assigned with excellence.
  •  You Love the Details – As a team member, you are organized and you thrive on making sure all the details of each pets trip and stay are properly communicated between the client and the farm.
  •  You Are a Team Player – you want the best for the dogs that are staying with us and work as a team member to get that accomplished. You add to the conversation and brainstorm with fellow staff on ways to make the experience more enriching.
  • You Are a Goal-Setter – you have goals for your work and for yourself. At Meyer’s we have built a work culture were accomplishing goals is key to success.  We have educational opportunities and areas that you can grow in as you deepen your experience in the pet care field.

 NEED TO (the must have’s):

  •  Be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Previous dog experience meaning more than that you have owned a dog
  • Good dog handling skills

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

As a Transportation Specialist you are involved with all of the day-to-day activities that happen at Meyer’s. You are key to every trip a pet in our care makes, be it to a park, the airport, a doctor visit or to and from its home. Relaying the details to ensure our doggie guests have a great vacation while their owners are away must to be clear, concise, accurate and efficient. As the driver of our dog guests, you are responsible for:

  • Keeping delivery vehicles clean, organized and tidy. They are our calling card.
  • Running the majority of the errands for the Farm
  • Perform safety check on vehicles
  • Continually study information to better and more efficiently serve our customers.
  • Perform tasks assigned by team leaders

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent driving record
  • Previous experience in a pet facility or pet care environment a plus
  • Excellent work history and references

COMPENSATION

Pay is negotiable, depending on experience. Performance based bonus upon approval.

We don’t hire to just fill a seat, rather we take our time looking for the right people. If you know without a doubt that you are a fit, let’s talk.  Please complete the two phases below.

Phase 1: Read Our Strategic Vision

Phase 2: Fill out our
Pet Transportation Specialist 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 works together 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.

About Our Company
We’re a privately-owned and operated pet care facility 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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