Join the Rover Oaks Team!
We are currently looking for potential new team members in the following areas:
Pet Care Technician
Exemplary pet care is a vital part of our mission, and every Pet Care Technician plays a key role in achieving our high pet care standards. As a Pet Care Technician, you will be trained to walk pets to outside exercise areas, engage pets in play activities, clean and sanitize pet accommodations and exercise yards, and record accurate information on the activities and behavior of each pet. We are currently interviewing for both the AM and PM shifts. Shifts run from 6:00am to 2:00pm and from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm. This position requires work on weekends and holidays. All Pet Care Technician applicants must be physically able to secure and handle all types of dogs. If you are looking for a fun, fast-paced work environment with the best Pet Care team in town, please send an email with your resume or work history to Terri Wedding (Terri@roveroaks.com) for Rover Oaks Houston or Karen Olmstead (Karen@roveroaks.com) for Rover Oaks Katy.
Pet Care Supervisor
Pet Care Supervisors are responsible the daily operations of our lodging facility. They supervise the activities of the Pet Care Technicians (above), prepare meals for the pets, administer medications, inspect arriving and departing pets, communicate with clients, and ensure the health and safety of the dogs and cats who stay with us each day. Candidates for this position should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a veterinary technician and experience supervising the work of other employees. In addition, qualified candidates must be physically able to secure and handle large dogs. They should have experience assessing pet health issues and behavioral issues. Candidates should be able to provide pet first aid, understand and administer pet medications, and possess good customer relations skills. To learn more about this position, please email Terri Wedding (Terri@roveroaks.com) for Rover Oaks Houston or Karen Olmstead (Karen@roveroaks.com) for Rover Oaks Katy.
Dog Daycare Counselor
A fun, stimulating environment is essential to our large group of dogs who participate in off-leash social play every day at Rover Oaks Doggie Daycare! Doggie Daycare Counselors engage dogs in play activities, monitor dog behavior to ensure safety, provide outstanding customer service at all times, and maintain a clean environment for the dogs to play in, including waste removal. All Doggie Daycare Counselor candidates must have excellent customer service skills, be physically able to secure and handle all types of dogs, and have a positive, outgoing personality. Experience with social play groups is preferred. If our amazing Doggie Daycare team sounds like the perfect place for you, please send an email with your resume or work history to Elliot Lara (Elliot@roveroaks.com) for Rover Oaks Houston or Christina Bledsoe (Christina@roveroaks.com) for Rover Oaks Katy.
Pet Groomer & Stylist
Each Pet Groomer & Stylist at Rover Oaks is responsible for providing pet quality and breed standard cuts; providing professional bathing and spa services; discussing and documenting clients’ grooming requests and preferences; and promoting grooming services to current and potential clients. Candidates for the position should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a professional groomer and pet stylist, excellent knowledge of individual breed standards, excellent scissoring techniques, and physically able to handle and secure large and small dogs. In addition, successful candidates should have strong customer service and communication skills. To learn more about this position, please email Sherry Nicks (Sherry@roveroaks.com) for Rover Oaks Houston or Melony Terpenning (email@example.com) for Rover Oaks Katy.
Grooming Assistant / Bather
All dogs deserve to be pampered by the fabulous Rover Oaks Grooming team! Our Grooming Assistants/Bathers pride themselves on putting pet safety and comfort first, and adhering to the Rover Oaks method of bathing and drying dogs to ensure a gorgeous pup every time. Our Grooming Assistants/Bathers are responsible for providing professional quality bathing and drying; roughing-in groom dogs; maintaining a clean, safe and sanitary environment for the pets and staff; maintaining the grooming equipment; and providing assistance to the Professional Groomers as needed. Hours will vary, but will require weekends and holidays. We would love to hear from you if you have at least one year of experience with pet bathing and grooming services. You should be able to recognize and understand specific dog breeds and be physically able to handle and secure large dogs. Please send an email with your resume or work history to Sherry Nicks (Sherry@roveroaks.com) for Rover Oaks Houston or Melony Terpenning (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Rover Oaks Katy.
Customer Service Representative
Outstanding customer service is a vital part of our mission, and every Customer Service Representative plays a key role in achieving our high customer service standards. Customer Service Representatives are responsible for enthusiastically greeting clients as they enter Rover Oaks Pet Resort, answer incoming phone calls, assist clients with their reservations, file client paperwork, and provide excellent customer service at all times. Candidates for this position should have previous customer service or retail sales experience, excellent communication skills, experience with multi-line phone systems, high attention to detail, and strong computer/data entry skills. Hours vary and require weekends and holidays. If you would like to join our fantastic Customer Service team, please send an email with your resume or work history to Shawnell Dodson (email@example.com) for Rover Oaks Houston or Cassandra Sjovall (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Rover Oaks Katy.
Our Professional Dog Trainers are responsible for evaluating the training needs and goals of our clients’ dogs, recommending the appropriate programs, and implementing the techniques necessary to achieve those desired goals. They provide a variety of training methods including group classes, private lessons and custom designed programs. Our trainers communicate regularly with clients to provide updates on their pet’s progress and offer post-training support to help the client reinforce those skills so the learning continues with their pet. Rover Oaks utilizes only rewards-based, dog-friendly methods. Candidates for this position should have a minimum of six months to one year of experience as a Dog Trainer and thorough knowledge of dog behavior, pack dynamics, breed characteristics and understanding of obedience training principles and training methods. In addition, candidates should be physically able to handle and manage large dogs and difficult dogs, possess excellent communication skills and customer service skills and have good working knowledge with programs such as Word and Excel. Candidates must be a high school graduate, but college education is preferred. Formal training and APDT certification is a plus. For more information about this position, contact Monica Body (email@example.com) for Rover Oaks Houston or Amy Hoffman (firstname.lastname@example.org) for Rover Oaks Katy.
Rover Oaks Pet Resort in Houston is looking for Playtime Technicians. Fun, active playtimes are an essential part of a pet’s stay at Rover Oaks, and our Playtime Technicians make sure that each playtime is specifically customized to meet each pet’s needs. Playtime Technicians are trained to walk pets to outside exercise areas, engage pets in active play activities, provide pets with a continuous supply of fresh water, and record accurate information on the activities and behavior of each pet. Hours vary but require weekends and holidays. All Playtime Technician candidates must be physically able to secure and handle all types of dogs. Please send an email with your resume or work history to Terri Wedding (email@example.com), this position is available at Rover Oaks Houston only.
Dog Training Internship at Rover Oaks Houston
Rover Oaks Pet Resort Houston is looking for fall and spring interns for the 2016-2017 school year to participate in our one-of-a-kind dog training internship program! As a dog training intern, you will be able to work hands-on with dogs participating in training programs at Rover Oaks Pet Resort, learn positive reinforcement training methods, gain extensive knowledge of dog behavior and body language, as well as work with certified professional dog trainers on a daily basis. This is a paid internship opportunity and candidates for this internship must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week, including weekends and holidays, for 12-16 weeks during the semester. Candidates must currently be enrolled in college or higher education majoring in animal science, animal behavior, or a related subject. This internship opportunity is only available at the Houston location. Please send an email with your resume or work history to Monica Body (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Rover Oaks Employee Benefits
Rover Oaks Pet Resort offers an excellent benefits program for most full-time employees including health and dental insurance, life insurance, vision care, 401(k), paid sick time, and paid vacation time…and great benefits for your pets too!