Pet Sitter resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Expected in 04/2024
Bachelor of Science: Chemistry
Augusta State University - Augusta, GA
  • POPUPS Scholarship Recipient (2021-present)
  • Relevant Coursework: Quantitative Analysis,General Chemistry, & Organic Chemistry
  • Relevant Coursework: Calculus I & Calculus II
  • Relevant Coursework: Physics I & II
Expected in 04/2017
Associate of Science: Biology
Georgia Military College - Milledgeville - Milledgeville, GA
Expected in 05/2014
High School Diploma:
Evans High School - Evans, GA

  • common core courses taken at Georgia Military College during in 2014. (dual-enrollment)
  • Math Honors Society Member
Professional Summary

A dedicated student, accustomed to performing effectively in both collaborative and autonomous capacities. Strong knowledge of Mathematics and Chemistry. A friendly and well disciplined, emerging professional. An individual that values work ethic and perseverance in order to achieve their goals.

  • Mathematical Calculation and Reasoning
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Time Management
  • Originality and Creativity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Contributing Team Player
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Self-Motivated
Professional Experience
03/2017 to 08/2020
Pet Sitter Coen Markets, Inc. Prosperity, PA,
  • Gave animals proper attention to promote secure environment in owner's absence.
  • Exercised animals regularly with walks and rigorous play activities.
  • Communicated professionally with pet owners via phone, email and text.
  • Managed pet safety and wellness in owners' absence by securing yard gates and removing items that could make pets sick.
  • Fed and walked pets, cleaning up after pets indoors and outdoors.
  • Fed and watered animals and replaced dirty bedding and litter boxes.
  • Brought in mail and newspaper to maintain appearance of activity at client residence.
  • Communicated with homeowner via phone or text.
  • Secured locks and entryways to prevent unauthorized access by persons not approved by owners.
  • Cared for houseplants by frequently watering during owners' absence.
  • Performed light cleaning duties such as dusting, vacuuming and wiping down bathrooms.
  • Answered telephone and doorbell, took messages and relayed information to owner.
  • Collected, forwarded or signed for mail, packages or home services.
  • Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
09/2018 to 06/2019
Assistant Store Manager U-Haul Happy Valley, OR,

Maintained positive customer relationships by responding quickly to customer service inquiries.

  • Managed opening and closing procedures and recommended changes to enhance efficiency of daily activities.
  • Responded to customer concerns, working with manager to significantly raise customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Supervised and evaluated staff, enabling them to improve skills, achieve daily objectives and attain advancement.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained staff associates and equipped to comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Provided weekly work schedules to employees to accommodate business demands and vacation requests.
  • Processed payments for credit and debit cards and returned proper change for cash transactions.
  • Reconciled daily sales transactions to balance and log day-to-day revenue.
  • Verified inventory counts remained within monthly tolerance levels and compiled financial data in compliance with budget.
  • Promoted professional growth and facilitated talent development of each associate to drive performance excellence.
  • Walked through store areas every hour to identify and proactively resolve issues negatively impacting operations.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for employees.
  • Conducted weekly staff meetings to motivate staff members, address concerns and questions, plan improvements, and evaluate progress toward goals.
  • Attained expert level of product knowledge, becoming go-to person for major sales and vendor negotiations.
  • Met or surpassed business targets regularly through employee engagement and forward-thinking planning.
  • Analyzed and interpreted store trends to facilitate planning.
  • Reduced company expenditures and met budget targets by closely monitoring, tracking and controlling expenses.
  • Recruited, hired and trained new employees, aimed at building high-functioning team focused on stock management, visual merchandising and general store operations.
  • Accomplished multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
  • Applied customer feedback to develop process improvements and support long-term business needs.
  • Managed store employees successfully in fast-paced environment through proactive communication and positive feedback.
  • Managed inventory control, cash control and store opening and closing procedures.
  • Completed point of sale opening and closing procedures.
  • Maximized sales and minimized shrinkage through excellent customer service and adherence to standard practices.
  • Maintained proper product levels and inventory controls for merchandise and organized backroom to facilitate effective ordering and stock rotation.
  • Upheld and communicated store programs and standards to employees for optimal quality, freshness, safety and cleanliness.
  • Protected store from loss or theft by setting and enforcing clear security policies.
  • Rotated stock to achieve optimum appeal and minimize shrinkage.
  • Maintained strong knowledge in handling of perishable products in dairy, meat and produce departments.
05/2017 to 07/2018
Customer Service Representative Tacoma Goodwill Olympia, WA,
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with forward-thinking strategies focused on addressing customer needs and resolving concerns.
  • Answered customer telephone calls promptly to avoid on-hold wait times.
  • Answered constant flow of customer calls with minimal wait times.
  • Offered advice and assistance to customers, paying attention to special needs or wants.
  • Responded to customer requests for products, services and company information.
  • Cultivated customer loyalty, promoted repeat business and improved sales.
  • Liaised with customers, management and sales team to better understand customer needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Greeted customers and helped with product questions, selections and purchases.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Checked pricing, scanned items, applied discounts and printed receipts to ring up customers.
  • Maintained clean sales floor and straightened and faced merchandise.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
  • Monitored sales floor and merchandise displays for presentable condition, taking corrective action such as restocking or reorganizing products.
  • Organized store merchandise racks and displays to promote and maintain visually appealing environments.
  • Offered each customer top-notch, personal service to boost sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Used POS system to process sales, returns, online orders and gift card activations.
  • Informed customers of current store promotions to encourage additional sales purchases.
  • Balanced and organized cash register by handling cash, counting change and storing coupons.
  • Issued receipts and processed refunds, credits or exchanges.
  • Folded and arranged merchandise in attractive displays to drive sales.
  • Volunteered for extra shifts during holidays and other busy periods to alleviate staffing shortages.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Trained new associates on cash register operations, conducting customer transactions and balancing drawer.
  • Logged reports, expenses, receipts and sales documents into digital database.
  • Supported loss prevention goals by monitoring shopper behavior.
06/2011 to 06/2011
Volunteer VA Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Assisted with special events or programs.
  • Maintained clean, neat and operational facilities to serve program needs.
  • Used strong interpersonal communication skills to convey information to others.
  • Supported engaging, fun and smooth-running events by helping with organization and planning.
  • Coordinated food, clothing and household items for disadvantaged individuals and families.
  • Freed full-time employees up for more critical work by completing clerical tasks and office work.
  • Provided support and companionship to patients in need of assistance.
  • Reported patient requests, concerns and other observations to staff.
  • Restocked supplies and filed paperwork to satisfy department leadership requests.
Additional Information

My biggest accomplishment so far in my academic career was being offered the POPUPS scholarship award and to still be a part of this program. I have had the pleasure of meeting new people in the STEM field and opportunities to explore different areas of the STEM field that were outside of my comfort zone.

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School Attended

  • Augusta State University
  • Georgia Military College - Milledgeville
  • Evans High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Pet Sitter
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Volunteer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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