Shuttle Captain - Driver

Chicago Pet Care

21 May 2024

Chicago

Pet Care

Pet Services

Full Time

2

1 years

Job Summary: The Shuttle Captain position will be transporting dogs in our custom doggie shuttle from one club to another as well as from our members’ homes to our clubs.  Support as a daycare attendant will also be provided for our dog clients during their stay at the club including play/interaction, feeding, medications and cleaning up after our dogs to ensure a safe, healthy, and sanitized space. 

Essential functions and responsibilities:  

  • Maintains shuttle/van and equipment in a clean, safe, and operable condition both interior and exterio 
  • Safely operates shuttle/van - Obey all traffic laws to safely transport dogs from one location to another; Follow all state and national safety regulations and standards. 
  • Ensure the safety of the dogs with proper loading/unloading, secure dogs for transport. 
  • Interact and engage with dogs in an appropriate and safe way. 
  • Properly handle our pups and facilitate play when assisting the daycare team. 
  • Safely load, secure and transport dogs using our company van. 
  • Manage schedule with pick-ups and drop-offs to assure pets are transported in a 

timely and responsive fashion. 

  • Maintains regular communication with supervisor to report field problems or safety hazards.   
  • Performs other related Daycare attendant duties as assigned or as necessary. Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by organizational needs. 
  • Conducting yourself in a manner that is in the best interest of members and PUPS team members. 
  • Representing PUPS in a professional, and positive manner. 

Competencies:  

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills. 
  • Ability to function well independently and at times stressful environment. 

Education and Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Valid Driver’s License 
  • Acceptable motor vehicle record for at least 3 years 
  • A love for dogs. 
  • Patient and enthusiastic. 

Physical Requirements:  

  • Must be able to safely lift dogs up to 50 lbs. 
  • Stand for long periods of time. 
  • Walk or run for long periods of time. 
  • Kneel, bend, or twist their body. 

Affirmative Action/EEO statement 

PUPS Pet Club provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  We believe that a diverse team is a better team.  The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to the company drive better decisions and improved results.  PUPS Pet Club is committed to a culture of inclusion and believes that diversity drives the best results. 

Other duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.