Star Barks Inn is looking for an energetic, career minded enthusiastic candidate with previous pet care management experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to get in on the ground floor of building our unique experience for our pet friends and their families.

Star Barks Inn is scheduled to open March 1st, 2020, in the Braselton/Buford/Duncan Park area. Star Barks Inn will have over 17,000 sq. ft of boarding, Spa, and indoor/outdoor play space. We will offer luxury boarding (cats & dogs), daycare, and spa services along with additional enriching activities and services for our guests.

PAWparazzi are the primary caretakers of our guests. They are responsible for everything from customer service to maintaining cleanliness of our facility and managing playgroups. PAWparazzi will spend the most time with our dog guests and must be very confident with animal interactions.

Initial and ongoing training in animal care will be provided. A good candidate for PAWparazzi role should be able to work at least 4 shifts a week.

Job duties may include but should not be limited to:

  • Playgroup Management: Manage dogs in playgroups. Must be able to learn dog names, personalities and recognize “predictor signs” to avoid issues between dogs. You must have the confidence to discipline and handle dogs weighing up to 150lbs.
  • Supervision: Understand the importance of never leaving dogs in playgroups unattended. We pride ourselves in providing constant supervision.
  • Customer Service: Must be comfortable speaking with clients in person and on the phone. It's your responsibility to tell pet parents all about their dog's visit with us.
  • Spa services: including but not limited to bathing, nail clipping, nail grinding, blow drying, and brushing.
  • Customer Service: Must be comfortable speaking with clients in person and on the phone about their pets experience.
  • Feeding, Watering and Medicating: ensure all dogs are provided fresh water, are fed their correct food and medicated as instructed.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor. May need to assist in front of house and back of house roles.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends as these are the busiest times for our industry.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Love for animals and people.
  • 2 years pet care experience preferred
  • 1 year experience in animal behavior preferred

Physical Demands: Employees must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds without assistance. Employees must also be comfortable and remain in control handling one or more dogs up to 150 lbs. Employees must also be comfortable handling multiple different breeds and temperaments. While performing the duties listed above, employees must be able to verbally communicate with other staff in a very loud environment . Must be able to stand for at least 8 consecutive hours of the day. Employees are occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Star Barks Inn does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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