Boom Rock Dogs

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Employment ​opportunities

We're constantly growing and looking for passionate dog-carers to join our team. 


Check out the roles available within our business - www.boomrockdogs.co.nz - then forward your CV and a cover letter to us at [email protected]


Be sure to tell us about your experience with dogs and how you will be an asset for our business. Any skills you've attained working with people or animals, driving, building or in the outdoors should get a mention too.


If we don't have any full-time / permanent positions available when you apply, then we'd highly recommend you consider a reliever position - this is often our gateway to permanent employment. 


Please don't hesitate to give us a call if you have any questions before your send us your CV.


Working conditions:

  • Monday to Friday, 7.30 am - 4.30pm as a guideline - hours may vary slightly based on traffic conditions / number of dogs
  • No weekends or public holidays - ever :-)
  • Closed for two weeks over Xmas / New Year
  • Open whatever the weather
  • Hourly rate starting from $21
  • Working in a business where all staff are valued and supported
  • Vehicle to take home (full time staff)

Positions


Dog Handler - Boom Rock Dogs - Farm

If you love the outdoors and dogs with energy to burn then this could be the job for you. Based on our 25 acre farm in Ohariu Valley, this is our high octane full day option.


You will:

  • be responsible for the pick up from home of your daily pack, followed by supervising them on long walks on the farm
  • have previous experience working with energetic dogs
  • have a good level of fitness and a good measure of grit - the terrain and weather can be challenging
  • have a clean drivers licence (full licence, or restricted licence with a defensive driving certificate)
  • be part of a small team, but have initiative and confidence to work by yourself
  • demonstrate a positive attitude to work 
  • help out on the farm - planting, fencing, maintenance

This is a full-time permanent position.


Dog Handler - Boom Rock Dogs - Nature Park 

If you love busy dogs and thinking up creative ways to enhance their day (or just dish out a whole lotta affection for some of the quieter ones), then Nature Park will be a great fit for you.


You will:

  • be responsible for the pick up from home of your daily pack, followed by supervising their play and providing stimulating opportunities throughout the day
  • have previous experience working with dogs
  • be active and able - you'll be on your feet a lot and in and out of the van frequently
  • have a clean drivers licence (full licence, or restricted licence with a defensive driving certificate)
  • be part of a small team, but have initiative and confidence to work by yourself
  • demonstrate a positive attitude to work
  • help out maintaining the gardens

This is a full-time permanent position


Dog Handler - Reliever - Farm, Nature Park & Adventure Walks

If you like variety in your working week and all sorts of dogs then this could be the ultimate job for you. You'll have the choice to work at any of our sites and services to cover staff on leave, sickness etc.


Working days are flexible - you can simply let us know if you're unavailable and we'll block out those dates. Apart from occasional unexpected sick day cover, the reliever days are known well in advance to allow everyone to plan their schedule.


You will:

  • be responsible for the pick up from home of your daily pack, followed by supervising them - an easy-to-follow list of customer and dog details is provided for your day
  • have previous experience working with dogs
  • be active and able - you'll be on your feet a lot and in and out of the van frequently
  • have a clean drivers licence (full licence, or restricted licence with a defensive driving certificate)
  • be part of a small team, but have initiative and confidence to work by yourself
  • demonstrate a positive attitude to work
This is a gateway to full-time permanent employment at Boom Rock Dogs.


It's also a fantastic option if you're just looking for intermittent work - perfect if you're semi-retired or studying from home.




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