Employment Opportunities

If interested in a position, please read all of this information carefully!
Serious inquiries only.

Karla’s Pet Care was established in 2004 as a professional pet sitting and dog walking company serving Elk Grove, CA. Our Pet Sitters provide individualized service for each client and care for their pets and homes 365 days a year. We are currently looking to add highly motivated trainable pet sitters and dog walkers to become part-time members of our team. Karla’s Pet Care only employs, honest, flexible, reliable, and positive, motivated and detail oriented animal lovers, which allows us to provide the very best pet care for our clients.

Pet Sitter Responsibilities:

  • Reading and Responding to emails and schedule changes from management every day.
  • Daily professional communication with clients and management via Karla’s Pet Care scheduling client portal system via app on your cell phone.
  • Service Karla’s Pet Care clients within 6 mile radius of your home in the Elk Grove area only.
  • Provide exceptional care for all types of dogs, cats, birds and house pets.
  • Frequent leash walking of all sizes and breeds of dogs while keeping the pets safety the number one priority.
  • Service clients in all weather conditions, i.e. rain, cold, heat, & after dark.
  • Safely enter client’s home via key, garage door, keyless and keyed entry while arming and disarming alarm security systems without apprehension.
  • Keep client’s homes secured upon entering and departure.
  • Keep client’s homes & pet areas clean and free of any messes.
  • Provide detailed visit notes to both clients and management.
  • Adjust to ever changing schedule to accommodate short notice requests.

Basic Requirements for ALL applicants:

  • Must have a valid ID driver’s license and your own reliable and insured vehicle.
  • Must have a Smartphone
  • You must be 18+ years of age.
  • Must be willing to complete our comprehensive hiring process. Included but not limited to multiple interviews, reference checks, and background check.
  • Must be personable, well spoken, and well kept.
  • Must be able to commit to long term work. We do not hire temporary or seasonal help.
  • Must have regular ongoing availability and commit to your availability in writing.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of three weekends per month
  • Credentials and Job Experience working with animals preferred but not required. We will train the right person.
  • Pay is a flat rate per visit, plus mileage, and client tips

To Apply: Please complete the preliminary application.

Application Waiver and Release
I certify that all answers given by me are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any misrepresentation or omission of facts on my part in this application or any other materials submitted by me to Karla’s Pet Care will be justification for cancellation of this application and/or termination of my employment. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application, and other material submitted in conjunction with this application, which Karla’s Pet Care may deem relevant to my employment. I indemnify Karla’s Pet Care against any liability that might result from making such investigations and inquiries. If any employment relationship is established, I understand it to be “Employment at Will.” Therefore I have the right to terminate such employment at any time, without cause, and Karla’s Pet Care retains the same right. I understand that Karla’s Pet Care has a policy that prohibits the possession and/or use of illegal drugs and alcohol, and requires a pass of criminal background check as an enforcement measure in providing a safe, healthy, productive working environment and to maintain the integrity and security of Karla’s Pet Care facilities and property. I understand that no manager or representative of Karla’s Pet Care, other than the owner, has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment, and then, only if the agreement is expressly set forth in a written document signed by the applicant. I also agree to comply with Karla’s Pet Care rules, regulations, and policies and recognize that failure to comply may result in my dismissal.

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