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Pet Playtime Coordinator-New Orleans

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Location: New Orleans - Kenner, LA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2023
Requisition ID: 203122
Job Type: Part-Time

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Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, Pet Paradise's full-service pet care destination is dedicated to giving pet parents access to all the premium care they need. The Pet Paradise brand has grown to offer resort style pet day camp and care, professional pet grooming, low-stress, and high-quality veterinary care, and of course, overnight boarding that feels like home, all under one roof. 

Immediately Hiring - Ability to begin work in a couple days! 

$300 Sign on Bonus, paid after 90 days of employment.

Starting Rate: $12.50/hour ($0.50 increase 6 months from hire date, additional $0.50 increase on annual anniversary date) 

On Demand Pay available with DailyPay!

Complimentary Pet Day Camp - Bring your dog with you to work every day for free!

The Playtime Coordinator position will organize timely and effective playtimes, manage pets by age, weight, and size, and communicate with resort team and management on updates.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Interact with and monitor dogs in play areas (play-yard and pool) using appropriate toys and tools to ensure a safe level of play
  • Minimizing stress levels of all dogs in the playgroup, monitoring for aggressive or unusual behaviors
  • Control levels of play by following dog management and control procedures and instructions provided by management
  • Supports team with additional cleaning and play-yard maintenance duties
  • Use proper dog handling techniques as instructed by management
  • Report any unusual behaviors, injuries, or critical information to management and veterinary services if applicable


  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills
  • True passion for working with animals
  • Must be willing to work some weekends and holidays
  • Comfortable working in all-weather conditions, will be exposed to pool water
  • Experience in a boarding/day-camp setting preferred
  • Reliable and flexible to resort schedule needs including days, night, weekends, holidays, and peak times
  • Able to learn to work with and handle a variety of sizes and breeds of dogs.
  • Ability to receive instructions and remain adaptive to change and training material

Benefits & Perks: 

  • Complimentary Pet Day Camp - Bring your dog with you to work!
  • 30 Days of Complimentary Pet Boarding (non-holidays)
  • On-demand pay with DailyPay 
  • Discounted Veterinary Care and Grooming Services (per location)
  • Dog/Cat Adoption Assistance
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (both full-time and part-time status)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance (full-time status)

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), outdoor weather conditions and loud noise.

Associates may be exposed to animals that are agitated, injured, and may scratch or bite.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Company Policy, Federal and State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin


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