Furever Friends Pet Sitting, LLC

Employment Opportunities

If interested in a position, please read all of this information carefully!

Serious inquiries only.

We are a busy and rapidly expanding pet sitting and dog walking company, based in Houston, Texas. We serve the Inner 610 Loop along with the Galleria area, parts of Meyerland, Oak Forest & Garden Oaks. We are a company that is known to take very good care of our clients pets and we give great customer service.

We are seeking individuals to work as independent contractors, taking care of a clients pet(s) in the clients home. We seek those who will help us provide the client with the level of service they have come to expect from us. We provide premium service.

What is required to be a pet sitter for us?

You must be honest, dependable and trustworthy.

You must have great organization skills, the ability to work independently, good time management skills, good communication skills and be able to drive and walk in all kinds of weather conditions. We text and email frequently, so those skills are critical as well. You must also be very responsive. Work is given to IC’s we can reach within an hour of our call.

You must be FLEXIBLE. As this is a customer-driven business, we are often revising the schedule to meet the desires and needs of our clients. Your ability to work days as well as some evenings, weekends and holidays is highly desirable. The client pays us to do the job the way they want it done, when they need it done. We need our contractors to be able to help us accomplish the task. Some of our contractors do work a full-time job as well as pet sit. If this describes you, we are willing to talk to you too.

You need to have experience with animals and be willing to learn more about them from the client or other sources. We do not train the sitters.

You must have a cellular telephone with texting ability and a computer w/internet access and a printer.

You must have your own transportation, for it will be difficult to use public transportation to pet sit. It is also advisable that you have a working knowledge of the area or a good navigation system.

You must be able to pass a background check.  We have to be able to trust those who represent us and enter clients homes.

Current Pet Sitters, Vet Techs, Dog Trainers, Groomers and Experienced Bathers are encouraged to apply. 

To Apply: If this sounds like something you would love to do, please email your name and phone number to fureverfriendsofhouston@yahoo.com in order be considered for an interview. You must Email a letter of interest along with a resume and answers to the following questions below. Please elaborate on your answers where applicable.

1- What are the major cross streets where you live?

2- Do you have or had any pets? Types?

3- Which shifts are you available for 7 days per week (minimum one)
Breakfast visits – 6am – 9am
Lunch visits – 11am – 2pm
Dinner visits – 5pm – 8pm
Late visits – 8pm – 11pm
Overnights – 7pm – 7am

4- How long have you been living in the Houston area?

5- Are you looking for full time, part time, extra income or any combination? explain?

6- Have you worked with pets before? explain?

7- Do you have your own vehicle? Computer and printer?  Cell phone?

8- Why do you want to work with pets?

9- Would you be available to work on holidays or weekends? why?

10- What are your favorite types of pets?

11- What pets do you like least?

12- What type of pets would you prefer not to sit for?

13- Why would you like to be a pet sitter?

14- Why would you be an asset to our team?

15- Are you seeking a permanent or temporary position?

16- Are you currently a bonded and insured independent contractor? If not are you willing to become a bonded and insured independent contractor at your own expense?

The Ideal Candidate:

1. Has flexibility in their schedule
2. Does not require steady work- some weeks will be busy, some weeks there may not be anything in your area
3. Is comfortable around all types, sizes and breeds of dogs, cats, reptiles, birds and small pets
4. Has the physical ability to get down on the floor with the pets, walk them and exercise them

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