The UK is a nation of pet lovers, and now one company is putting their pets first, as it looks to recruit its first dedicated office Park Ranger.
Premium raw pet food company, Bella & Duke, has launched the search to fill the dream job role of full-time Pet & People ‘Park Ranger’ to offer pet support as the brand works towards opening the most pet-friendly office in the UK next year.
The role will require a lot of fun with the plethora of pets the 130-strong team will be bringing to the office, it will also involve learning and supporting with pet wellness and behaviour, creating a culture fit for all creatures and considering best practice and the operational needs of the business.
With more than 60 pets between the team, successful candidates must be competent with a variety of pets, from cats and dogs to ferrets and snakes!
For the new recruit, who will be paid around £25k per annum, this will offer the chance to work at a company dedicated to pet wellness and make a real difference.
The successful candidates role will involve;
1 Ensuring a safe and cosy space for pets with kennels and catteries dotted around the office
2 Working closely with Bella & Duke’s in-house expert behaviourist, Caroline Spencer, to ensure pets are at their happiest when in the office. There will also be the opportunity to learn from Caroline and improve your knowledge of dog body language and behaviour
3 Organising agility courses and fun interactive areas for pets to blow off steam, learn new tricks and bond with their owners
4 Being a driven and passionate person, who cares about creating the most pet friendly workplace in the UK
5 Being the life and soul of the party and thrive on creating a fun and happy environment for Bella & Duke’s people and their pets
6 Ensuring that the needs of our “office pets” as well as “visiting pets” are being met and you’ll keep the humans in line ensuring that they are listening to their pets and monitoring their behaviour.
Mark Scott, chie executive of Bella & Duke, said: “With more people now bringing their pets to the office, it’s not just employee welfare that has to be provided for. It’s important we consider the services, benefits and facilities offered to employees as well as their companions.
“We hear of companies talking about being pet friendly, but with pet welfare being at the core of what our company does, we wanted to take it one step further and dedicate a specific job role to ensure we go above and beyond for pets in the office.
“We’re excited to see the applications and look forward to offering this dream position to someone who’s as potty about pets as we are.”
The successful candidate will be totally at ease with all office services, from maintenance and health and safety to software, as well as driven and passionate about creating the most pet friendly workplace in the UK. Pet specific qualifications are not required.
Applications close on December 20
If you’re interested in applying for the position, you can do so here: https://www.bellaandduke.com/join-our-team/pet-people-park-ranger/