• Part Time
  • Oshawa, ON
  • This position has been filled

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Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre

Please note: this opportunity is posted by Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre on behalf of the employer.


Main Responsibilities:

  • POS/Cash
  • Receiving
  • Customer relations
  • Basic cleaning and sometimes cleaning up urine and feces from a dog
  • Product placement
  • product sourcing
  • Discounting Expiries
  • Carry out service
  • Opening and closing the store a few times per week
  • (Key holder) working alone in the store for a few hours per shift




Job Requirements:


• Fit and able to lift 40lbs easily, bending over
• Squatting
• Comfortable up on a ladder
• Able to use Word, Excel, POS system
• Able to carry on an empathetic and meaningful conversation with Pet parents
• Really should have a dog or has had a dog in the family (helped with walking, feeding etc) in order to be able to relate to our customers. Cats would be a bonus


Education Required: High school English and Mat


Certificates Required: Animal Care type of course would be beneficial


Number of Years of Previous Experience Required: 1 year in retail would be an asset


Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role:

  • Loves all animals
  • Interested in their well being
  • Wants to talk about other peoples pets
  • Able to listen and form conclusions based on conversations
  • Able to retain information
  • Trustworthy


Social Interaction:

  • Very intimate
  • Clients could be happy with a new Puppy or devastated with news of their pets illness
  • Need to know how to help in both cases
  • Greeting every customer that comes in



  • Critical to our existing staff and myself
  • We have systems in place to help but ultimately verbal and written communication in a respectful manor is our #1 requirement

Pay Rate: $15.55 – $17.00 per hour





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