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Facilities Maintenance Associate (New Orleans- LA)

Company: Pet Paradise Resort
Location: Kenner
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Fetch-playing, dog-walking, cat-sitting, that-spot-behind-the-ear-scratching pet people. And when it comes to pet care, no one cares more than we do. Where "all in a day's work" means "all in a day's play" with playtime pool sessions, relaxation, and making furry new friends. This is Pet Paradise.

Searching for a work environment and employment perks that both you and your pet will enjoy? You have landed in Paradise. At Pet Paradise, your furry best friend will enjoy complimentary Dog Day Camp and complimentary Pet Boarding (up to thirty non-holidays per year). Your pet will feel like a VIP with discounts on Veterinary Care including vaccinations, Hill's Science Diet, veterinary products, and Wellness Plans at our locations with clinics. We also offer Pet Adoption Assistance, quarterly Fitness Reimbursement, Paid Time Off (PTO), and Paid Holidays for both part-time and full-time employees. All employees are eligible for a Performance Bonus every Quarter. Our full-time employees are eligible for medical benefits and a 401(k) Retirement Plan. Finally, we have a robust internal leadership development program (Unleashed Leadership Academy) with graduations several times a year if you want to make working with pets a career.

ABOUT PET PARADISE

Pet Paradise founder Fred Goldsmith was looking for the perfect place to board his Bichon Frise, Samantha. After researching his options, he realized there was a serious need for a boarding facility that wasn't sterile, intimidating and boring-- one that could give him peace of mind, while relieving Samantha's intense separation anxiety. With a focus on giving pet parents access to all the premium care they need to give their furry family member the happiest, healthiest, longest life possible, the Pet Paradise brand has grown to offer resort-style pet day camp and care, professional pet grooming, low-stress veterinary care, and of course, overnight boarding that feels like home, all under one roof.

Pet Paradise Resort is seeking an experienced individual to perform general maintenance, preventive maintenance and repair work for our resort.

Individual must be able to perform basic operations including:

  • HVAC
  • Carpentry
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • General repairs

Education and License Requirement

Certification in one or more areas via a technical school or other specialized school preferred; two-four years of related experience and/or training required.

Qualified individual must have own vehicle and valid driver's license.

Perks & Benefits

  • Complimentary Pet Day Camp
  • Complimentary Boarding (up to thirty non-holidays per year)
  • Discounted Veterinary Care (per location)
  • Dog/Cat Adoption Assistance
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (both full-time and part-time status)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance (full-time status)

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical writing, schemes, building plans, etc.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to interpret bar graphs. ability to apply mathematical operations to daily tasks.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use his hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear; the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; the employee is frequently required to stand, walk climb and balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. A team-lift may be required for heavier items.

Work Environment

The work environment at Pet Paradise is fast-paced and the noise level is usually loud. The safety of our team members and pets is a high priority. As a Facilities Maintenance Associate, you may be exposed to animals that are agitated and/or injured. Animals may scratch and/or bite. Due to our unique work environment, you will work in outdoor weather conditions or high, precarious places. You may be exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration.

Keywords: Pet Paradise Resort, Kenner , Facilities Maintenance Associate (New Orleans- LA), Other , Kenner, Louisiana

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