Preferred Pet Care, Inc. is an all-inclusive, luxury resort for dogs located in Maplewood, NJ with over twenty-four years in business. We offer overnight boarding, doggie daycare, bath/spa services, and a retail area. Our facility is situated on one acre in Maplewood, conveniently located less than five minutes from Route 78 and fifteen minutes from Liberty International Airport. We are also easily accessible via GSP.
As our company continues to grow and expanding our services, we are looking for energetic, reliable, and hard-working individuals to care for our dogs during their stay. THIS IS A VERY UNIQUE POSITION for the right person with a valid NJ Driver’s License and a clean, no-points driving history. A background check may be in order for insurability purposes. In this position, you are required (for only a few hours each day) to pick-up and/or drop-off our taxi service doggies in our luxury doggie bus! When not driving, your help is needed as a Kennel Assistant in our state-of-the-art facility. We have PT as well as FT positions available for the right candidates. Our policy is that the dogs come first and if this sounds like a company you’d be interested in joining, we would love to hear from you! We encourage you to check out our website: www.PreferredPetCare.com or our Facebook Page: PreferredPetCareInc.
Because we are in the business of caring for doggies, we are open 365 days/year in order to care for our overnight guests. We work indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather, so you would need to be reliable to report to work whenever needed. Ideally, you should be absolutely flexible to work various hours/days during the week including weekends and some holidays. There is no overnight work. Our hours of operation are Monday thru Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Experience with dogs or working with dogs is a plus. Being familiar with local, nearby towns or possess a good sense of directions is a bonus! If you believe that you are qualified and can meet these requirements, you may submit your cover letter and resume online (preferred & quickest method) OR you may stop by during regular business hours to pick up an application at 233 Rutgers Street, Maplewood, NJ 07040 to fill out and return to us.
We follow current CDC and NJ State Guidelines with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic, which currently recommends continued social-distancing and proper mask-wearing (optional for fully-vaccinated, mandatory for non-vaccinated).
We offer very competitive salaries as well as multiple opportunities for advancements. In addition, for qualified individuals, we also offer paid-time-off, medical health benefits, short-term/long-term disability insurances, and retirement benefits just to name a few. If you have a strong love for animals and enjoy being around dogs in particular, then this extremely rewarding opportunity/career choice is waiting just for you!! Come join our dedicated team!