Dog Hiker

Adventure Pups

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Feb 20

This job is no longer accepting applications.

We are looking for an amazing pack leader to join our dog hiking team on our adventures. This is a part time role with the opportunity for more hours in the future.

Your day will consist of transporting groups of dogs from their homes to one of our many Dunedin beaches or forests in our special dog mobile.

Our pack adventures are off leash so you will be confident in your dog handling skills. Your job is to ensure each dog has an amazing time whilst keeping them safe and under control.


We are seeking somebody who has the following:

  • Work experience in the animal industry, qualifications preferred
  • Good understanding of dog behaviour
  • Reliable, trust worthy and motivated
  • Follows instructions, communicates well 
  • Ability to work well unsupervised
  • Is physically fit and able to handle multiple dogs off leash at one time
  • Loves the outdoors as we hike in all weather conditions
  • Has a clean NZ drivers licence and can drive a manual van.

This role requires a lot of driving, around 4 hours plus 2 hikes per day


What we can offer you:

  • Work for a company that values their employees and their input
  • Days per week to be negotiated with the successful applicant
  • No weekend work
  • On job training + animal first aid training if required

Our office is located in Sawyers Bay


Applications close on Tuesday 2nd March at 5pm

Please send your CV and cover letter

Please note only short listed applicants will be contacted

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