professional dog walker resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hardworking and motivated university student with experience in public and retail settings. My outgoing and friendly personality leaves a lasting impression on customers, helping to create an enjoyable work environment for all.

  • Customer Service
  • Doggy Daycare
  • Pet Sitting
  • Retail sales
  • People-oriented
  • Time management
  • Flexible
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Organization and time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • PPE compliance
  • Money handling abilities
  • High prioritization skills
  • Basic animal care
  • MS Office
  • ID verification checks
  • Till counting
  • Familiar with adherence to safety protocols/standards
  • Creative problem solving
  • Customer assistance
  • Stock management and replenishing merchandise
  • POS systems
  • Maintaining store appearance
  • Product knowledge
  • Customer relations
  • Spirit, wine, and beer expertise
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Quick learner
  • Food handling safety
  • Refund handling
  • Inventory management
Professional Dog Walker, 03/2018 - Current
Davisville Dogs City, STATE,
  • Walk up to three dogs at one time. Responsibilities include arriving on time according to scheduled walk, walking the dog(s) around the neighborhood, always ensuring dogs and my own safety, and returning them safely to their home
  • Develop strong personal relationships and trust with the dogs and their owners
  • Able to follow any special instructions with close attention to detail
  • Alert owners immediately to health or behavior problems for speedy resolution
  • Work in all weather conditions
  • I also manage keys and code entries as well as provide my employer with a weekly invoice
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals
  • Attracted new clients through referrals and word-of-mouth marketing
  • Cared for pets during owners' absences
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact
  • Monitored dogs throughout walks to avoid obstacles, dangerous situations and confrontations with other problematic dogs
  • Reported dog behavior issues and medical concerns to owner for prompt resolution
  • Built rapport with dogs using verbal affirmations, petting and approved treats
Cashier & Barista, 11/2022 - 03/2023
Epi Bakehouse City, STATE,
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Completed job rotation tasks as needed
  • Assist with bakery operations including high-volume orders as needed
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts
  • Preformed closing responsibilities weekly
  • Decorated and packaged products as needed and according to health and safety standards
  • Provided assistance by listening to customer needs and giving recommendations
  • Monitored counter and display, ensuring all areas are well stocked
  • Responded to telephone inquiries regarding products and services as well taking orders
  • Maintained clean workspaces to maximize productivity and safety
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils consistently
  • Received and fulfilled coffee orders, including use of a commercial espresso machine
  • Tracked company inventories, moved excess stock and arranged products to improve sales
  • Preserved appearance of store by arranging and replenishing displays and merchandise racks.
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card
  • Created relationships with regular customers
  • Quickly learned bakery operations and equipment
Seasonal Customer Service Representitive, 04/2021 - 09/2021
Liquor Control Board Of Ontario City, STATE,
  • Adapted to working in several stores and available to move around as needed (Minden, Kinmount, and Wilberforce ON)
  • Worked at small stores and fulfilled a variety of responsibilities, including counting my till at the beginning and end of each shift, cashier duties, managing stock and inventory (receiving shipments, restock, counting inventory), changing and creating new price cards, and maintaining a clean and organized checkout area and store
  • Required to clean and sanitize store daily following a schedule (every 2 hours) and filling out the appropriate paperwork adhering to strict Covid-19 requirements
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions, and make decisions
  • Answered customer questions and provided product information
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies, and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environments
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts
  • Stocked, rotated and faced products
  • Built displays as required for daily sales and to
  • Ensured a positive and safe shopping experience for customers
  • Performed job rotational tasks including assisting with inventory, unloading trucks, replenishing stock, facing-up products on shelves and repetitively lifting cases of our products in varying weights and sizes, (up to 60lbs/28kgs)
  • Complied with strict liquor sales laws to control store liability and protect minors from access to alcohol
  • Inspired customers to try new items by educating on wines and store promotions
  • Counted and balanced cashier drawers
  • Reviewed driver's licenses and other forms of ID to ensure proof-of-age, refusing sales to anyone under 19
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: , Expected in 05/2025
Toronto Metropolitan University - Toronto, ON,
Status -
  • I started at Toronto Metropolitan University, studying Criminology, in the Fall of 2021 after deferring my acceptance for the Fall of 2020 due to Covid-19.
  • Renewable Entrance Scholarship Recipient
  • I have just completed second year of a four-year program (Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree)
  • Major in Criminology
  • Minor in Psychology.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2019
Monsenior Fraser College - Old Toronto, ON,
Status -
  • Attended September 2018 - April 2020
  • Completed grade 12 and a victory lap.
  • I graduated high school in 2019 as an Ontario Scholar with an average of 93%.
  • I returned to Monsenior Fraser in the Fall of 2019, where I successfully upgraded my education for university with an average of 92%
  • Completed victory lap with an automatic entrance renewable scholarship from Toronto Metropolitan University for my academic achievements
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Northern Secondary School - Toronto, ON
Status -
  • Attended September 2019 - June 2018
  • Completed grade 9-11

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School Attended

  • Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Monsenior Fraser College
  • Northern Secondary School

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  • Professional Dog Walker
  • Cashier & Barista
  • Seasonal Customer Service Representitive


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma
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