Apply to Work With Us at Rendija

Whether you're interested in walking, pet sitting or hiking, we'd love to hear from you.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Have a valid driver's license and a reliable, insured vehicle

  • Own a smart phone with camera and texting plan

  • 18 years or older

  • Able to pass a criminal background check

  • Comfortable handling dogs of many breeds, sizes, ages and temperaments

  • Capable of using positive reinforcement techniques when working with animals

  • Excellent communication skills. After each visit, we send updates so clients know the time we came and left and any important info pertaining to their pet's wellness

  • Experience administering medications to dogs and cats (or if not, have a willingness to learn)

  • Good time management skills, reliability and punctuality

  • Commitment to customer service and going above and beyond in ensuring quality care for animals

  • Writing skills and attention to detail as you will be interviewing and sending updates to clients

  • Previous experience caring for dogs, cats and/or other animals

Benefits & Perks:

  • Get paid to spend time outdoors, exercise and receive the love and companionship of animals

  • Our staff are employees, not contractors. We pay employer tax contributions and you are covered by our Worker's Compensation and liability insurance

  • Some positions eligible for Paid Vacation (all positions eligible for Paid Sick Leave) 

  • Continued paid training throughout your employment, including Pet First Aid & CPR

  • Holidays are not required, but if you do work the following holidays you receive $5.00 extra per visit: Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, President's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, 4th of July, Labor Day and Indigenous People's Day

  • Potential tips from happy clients

  • Discounts for dog walking and pet sitting services for your own pets

  • Monetary incentives for referring new clients and employees

  • Be part of small, dedicated team while also having the freedom to work independently


To be considered, please email your resume to Include a letter describing: Why you are interested, any skills you have that might strengthen our team, what area/neighborhood you live in, hours/days you are available and if you are looking for full or part-time hours. We look forward to hearing from you!