KSR Pet Care Employment questionnaire
This is the first step towards becoming a part of KSR Pet Care's growing successful team of mature professional pet sitters and dog walkers. We pride on finding the right kind of animal lovers for our clients. Please fill out as complete as possible and with a minimum of the questions marked with asterisk * Your questionnaire may be denied if mandatory fields are left blank. Second step is an interview. You will hear from us if we are interested in an interview. Please email your resume with cover letter to info@ksrpetcare.com.
First name *
Your answer
Middle name *
Your answer
Last name *
Your answer
Full Address, Unit number, State, zip code *
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Your Personal Cell phone number *
As professional pet sitter you need your own personal cell phone
Your answer
Please provide us with another telephone number (Home/Work/other) where we can also reach you:
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Email address *
You need a personal email address to receive your daily schedules; it is required to check your email daily and respond promptly
Your answer
Are you authorized to work in the US? *
Have you ever been convicted of a Felony or Misdemeanor? *
Note: You will not be denied employment solely because of a conviction record unless the offense is related to the job for which you have applied. Answer truthfully.
If yes, please explain
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Social Security Number (SSN):
Will be required before start of employment
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Birth date (mm/dd/yyyy) *
Note: Must be 18 years or older to apply. This birth date information is collected solely for background employment screening. The Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967 prohibits age discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are at least 40 but less than 70 years old.
Your answer
In case of emergency, who would you want us to contact? *
Please provide full name, relationship, full address and TWO telephone numbers:
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When can you start? *
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When are you available to work? *
Please check all that apply.
Additional notes in terms of availability? Including why or why not?
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Can you do overnight pet sitting? *
this is you stay overnight in a client's home without leaving from 5:30 PM - 7:30 AM?
Can you do midday dog walking? *
You need to be available Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Can you do pet sitting (dogs, cats, other)? *
You need to be available Monday- Sunday 6:00-9:00 AM and 6:00-10:00PM
Are you willing to transport animals *
Pet taxi service
What types of animals do you own now? If none, have you owned in the past? List all, including breed, age. *
Your answer
Which animals are you willing to pet sit for? List or say ALL *
Dog Cat Bird Fresh water aquarium Salt water aquarium Pond fish Rabbit Small caged animals (hamsters, guinea pigs, ferret, reptile, other:
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Do you have experience with large dogs (60-100 pounds)? *
Do you want to walk large dogs? *
Do you want to walk medium and small dogs only? *
How would you handle a pulling dog?
Your answer
How would you prevent an animal from getting away from you?
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Do you agree: "Barking dogs do not bite"? *
Explain your answer to the former question:
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Are you able to give a pill to a cat, give fluids orally or via IV, or administer insulin injections? *
Check if "yes" ; leave blank if "No"
Are there particular dog breeds you have a lot of experience with?
If yes, which ones?
Your answer
Do you have experience with proper leash walking (heel, sit, stay, down, release/OK, etc.)?
Do you have Pet First Aid knowledge? *
Are you willing to follow a local Pet First Aid & CPR course *
5-hour workshop and costs about $ 40 -79
Is there any type of pet you prefer not to service? *
If Yes, why not?
Your answer
We all have skills and faults.
As a pet sitter or dog walker, you are responsible for the
care of a precious life. You will also have meetings with the
owners to learn about their pet(s) and what they want. Are
you detail-oriented, punctual, dependable and
communicative? Please describe yourself, describing any
special skills, as well as any faults and offering one
example of each.
Describe one skill of yours: *
give an example of skill
Your answer
Describe one fault of yours: *
give an example of fault
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Why do you want to be a professional dog walker and/or pet sitter? *
Your answer
What do you feel are the three most important things to consider when caring for pets?
Your answer
Are you willing to work in all types of weather conditions (cold, heat, snow, rain, sleet)? *
Do you have access to the internet and your email account several times daily? *
Do you volunteer at any pet rescues or facilities? Do you do any type of community work?
If yes, please describe; we are very intersted to hear about this:
Your answer
Do you carry your own personal cell phone with you always? *
Do you own your own vehicle? *
If no, whose is it?
Your answer
Are you the sole user of this car? *
Do you have a valid driver’s license? *
Do you have car insurance and is it current? *
Please explain, if No:
Your answer
Did you get speeding tickets in the past five years? *
Which areas are you willing to work in: *
Any other locations you are willing to work in?
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Previous employment
What is the name of your previous employer? What was the start and end date? *
name, start mm/dd/yyy and end mm/dd/yyyy or present
Your answer
What was your reason for leaving?
Your answer
Can we contact your previous employer? *
If yes, please provide telephone numbers and address
Your answer
Did you work as a pet sitter/dog walker before? *
If yes, list all (companies/supervisors/self-employed):
Your answer
Where do you see yourself in 1 year? *
Your answer
Are you prepared to commit to this job for at least 6 months? *
What are your expectations of your income with KSR Pet Care? *
Describe how you will approach a cat for the first time not knowing what his/her character is: *
Your answer
Are you looking for part time or full time work? *
Describe how you will approach a dog for the first time not knowing what his/her character is: *
Your answer
Situation: You arrive at a house and you find the wheaten terrier in his crate. He had severe diarrhea and his entire crate plus his coat are dirty with poop. The room is carpeted except for the entryway where the crate is located and although there is a bathroom you do not know whether you can use the bath tub. You find dog shampoo and you have access to cleaning supplies and the kitchen. You have a next dog walking client. Describe what you would do step-by-step if this situation occurs under your supervision: *
Your answer
References we can contact
Please list one personal reference, not related to you, whom you have known for at least one year: *
please provide full name, relationship, telephone numbers
Your answer
Please list two PROFESSIONAL references, not related to you, whom you have known for at least one year: *
please provide full name, company, relationship, telephone numbers
Your answer
Contract Employment Application – Terms and Conditions:
By submitting this application, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

1. I provide permission to KSR Pet Care LLC. and all of the company's agents and/or vendors the right to investigate all of the information provided as part of the application process, as well as, their requirements to secure additional information, if necessary. I further understand that this includes, but is not limited to, such activities as contacting my references or previous employers, performing credit investigations, employment screening, and conducting other employee
background checking to verify my credentials as a suitable independent contractor for the company. I hereby release from all liability or responsibility all persons, companies, corporations, when furnishing such information.
2. I understand that as a pet sitter I must be capable of the following essential functions and that I am qualified and capable to perform these functions, as well, as meeting the various pet sitter characteristics.
2a. Must be dependable, alert, exhibit good judgment, and be trustworthy when taking care of pet owner pets, customer homes, and personal safety when providing these services.
2b. Good general knowledge of pets and the risks of being around pets.
2c. Be detailed oriented with legible handwriting during preparation of customer pet reports.2d. An avid pet lover.
2e. Driving safely and responsibly to and from customer homes, especially while other pets are in the vehicle or during early or late lighting conditions.
2f. Able to operate and understand home alarm systems.
2g. Keep confidential all information about KSR Pet Care LLC. services, customers, processes, and procedures.
2h. Willing to clean up feces, urine, vomit, and other pet messes as required and necessary. Also, willing to provide services such as taking out client garbage,
watering plants, changing lights, music, or other home care services.
2i. Able to lift pets weighing up to 25 lbs., if necessary. This may require bending, stretching, and physical use of muscles during walking, transportation, or
general pet care.
2j. Able to control large pets during walking or other pet care services.
2k. Can not be allergic to pet hair, pet odors, pet dander, feathers, etc.
2l. Available to work mornings, afternoons, and evenings as described per each pet and home sitting assignment.
3. I certify that all of the statements made in this application are made in good faith and these statements are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
4. I understand that my application does not assure me of employment. Additionally, this application in no way obligates KSR Pet Care LLC. in any way. If I
am employed, I acknowledge that my employment, as an independent contractor, will be an employment at will and that no specified time of employment is
promised or implied. KSR Pet Care LLC. and I may terminate the relationship at will, at any time, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal and state laws. I further understand that this application does not constitute an agreement or contract for employment.
5. I understand that any misleading or incorrect statements or failure to complete any part of this application not prohibited by law may render this application
void and would be cause for immediate dismissal.
6. I understand that the information provided in this application will be retained for a period of six months following the date of submission. Where necessary,
the company may require additional information or re-application to remain in consideration of employment after that time.

I have read and agree to these terms and conditions and hereby provide my consent for background and reference checks based on the information provided in this application. *
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