Monday, January 2, 2017

Thanks for your interest in a job with Walk This Way! We are a small group of serious dog-lovers who strive to give the best service possible to our many clients. Please take a look at the basic requirements below and see if you can fulfill them. Please understand that there are NO exceptions to these requirements and we are truly only looking for SERIOUS inquiries from individuals who can commit to a minimum of 6 months at the job.

We are currently looking for walkers for the Oak Park/River Forest area, as well as a walker for the Riverside/Brookfield area.  

If you can meet the requirements below and would like to take the next step, contact Don at

  and please type "JOB" in the subject line.
No phone calls please -- correspond using email only. Please let us know where you live, tell us about yourself and give us an idea of what if any experience you've had with dogs. 



1) Must be available to work between 10am and 4pm, Monday through Friday, with NO scheduling conflicts.

2) You must be at least 23 years of age.

3) Must have your own reliable/presentable car, a valid driver's license, and valid insurance. You must have a reliable cell phone that takes pictures as well as receives texts and email. You must also have a working email address that your clients will have access to.

4) Must be available to work "on call" one weekend per month.

5) Must provide references and be willing to submit to a full background check. 

6) MUST be punctual, reliable, personable, trustworthy, detail-oriented, have common sense, a love for dogs, and a serious willingness to LEARN.

7) May be required to work on some holidays.

8) Please be aware that on an average day we usually walk between 3 to 6 miles per day.

9) Must complete one week of orientation before going out on your own.


* Routes generally consist of 6-12 dogs per day with many opportunities to earn extra money doing extra walks outside of the normal daily schedule.

* Orientation pay is $10/hr. If you complete orientation and are hired, your starting pay will be $14/hr while you complete a 45-day probationary period. If your performance warrants it, following the completion of your probation we will bump you up to $15/hr.