Available Positions

Welcome to the Holiday Barn Career Center

We offer careers in pet care and look for people who are adaptable, self-motivated, passionate and creative team players. If that sounds like you, why not bring your talents and skills to Holiday Barn Pet Resorts? We are growing in dynamic new ways and we recognize that the right people, offering their ideas and expertise, will enable us to continue our success.

Glen Allen Resort

3800 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

p 804-672-2200
f 804-672-7147

South of the James Resort

614 Johnston Willis Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23236

p 804-794-5400
f 804-794-1664

Customer Experience Associate


Part-Time Positions
Hiring at Glen Allen & South of the James

We are looking for part-time Customer Experience Associates at both our Glen Allen and Southside locations. Customer Experience Associates ensure that positive relationships are developed and maintained with our furry guests and their owners! Customer Experience Associates provide the critical face-to-face interaction with our clients and have the opportunity to help customers choose the best services for their pets, decide on fun playtime activities, how to “beautify” their pets, and schedule vacation stays.

Holiday Barn is a high volume pet resort, with the opportunity to talk with many customers about their pets on a daily basis. Candidates for this position must be able to take care of all arrival and departure procedures of our guests, meet and greet our customers in a friendly and professional manner, resolve customer issues and account discrepancies, have the ability to multi-task and handle with ease a high volume of phone calls in a fast paced environment. Customer Experience Associates are an intuitive part of our “pack” and work within our company’s values and brand experience.

Basic Requirements

  • A person who thrives on interacting with people and their pets.
  • Basic pet knowledge – we don’t expect you to be an expert, but some pet experience is beneficial.
  • Flexibility – we are a resort business; candidates must be ready to work weekends and major holidays.
  • Ability to use Microsoft applications.
  • Strong communication skills.

Holiday Barn offers competitive compensation, access to company sponsored health benefits, personal leave time, vacation and play time for your personal pet, and ability to grow within a company that insists on high values for our customers and employees. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

To apply, fill out the online application. Please, no telephone calls or visits to our lobby for applications.

Customer Experience Associate Support/Runner


Part-Time Positions
Hiring atSouth of the James

We are looking for a part-time Customer Experience Associate Support/Runners for our GSouth of the James location. Customer Experience Associates ensure that positive relationships are developed and maintained with our furry guests and their owners! Holiday Barn is a high volume pet resort, with the opportunity to work with many pets on a daily basis. Candidates for this position must be able to stand for long periods of time, walk frequently, and the ability to lift pets up to 30lbs. We represent Holiday Barn through telephone conversations, face-to-face, on tours, and even at pet related events. Customer Experience Associates are an intuitive part of our “pack” and work within our company’s values and brand experience. Runners interact with customers and are one of the first friendly faces our guests see when they come into our lobby. Our Runners are an important part of our Customer Experience Pack. Our front desk associates rely on our Runners to keep our lobbies squeaky clean and guide our guests to and from their lodging areas.

Basic Requirements

  • A person who thrives on interacting with people and their pets.
  • Basic pet knowledge – we don’t expect you to be an expert, but some pet experience is beneficial.
  • Flexibility – we are a resort business; candidates must be ready to work weekends and major holidays.
  • Strong communication skills.

Holiday Barn offers the ability to grow within a company that insists on high values for our customers and employees. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

To apply, fill out the online application. Please, no telephone calls or visits to our lobby for applications.

Day Care Associate

Part-time Positions
Hiring at Glen Allen

Have fun with the dogs! This position requires supervising doggie play groups, interacting with the pooches and observing behaviors.

Responsibilities

  • Handling of dogs.
  • Setting up of camp area.
  • Daily cleaning.
  • Ability to work outdoors in good and bad weather.

If you love “going to the dogs” this is the position for you! Morning shifts available with weekend and holiday work required. If you are a responsible, energetic and hard working pet lover, we will provide training.

If you are dependable, have a great attitude, and want to become part of our team, please fill out the online application. No phone calls please. Past employees interested in returning just email petjobswest@holidaybarn.com or petjobssouth@holidaybarn.com with your available dates. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

Day Care Coordinator


Full-time Position
Hiring at Glen Allen & South of the James

We are looking for a highly motivated, responsible dog lover to be a leader within our Day Care Pack at Camp Holiday Barn. The Day Care Coordinator ensures that operations at Camp Holiday Barn are successfully maintained and integrated into the service goals of all other departments at Holiday Barn, ensuring the health, safety and happiness of our day care guests. The Day Care Coordinator is a hands-on employee within Camp Holiday Barn and the entire resort. The coordinator works closely with the Day Care Manager, the Facility Manager, other department managers and pack members to provide premiere care and service to our guests while also integrating Holiday Barn’s values into all interactions with all pack members, customers and guests.

What is Dog Day Care like at Holiday Barn?
Dog Day Care at Camp Holiday Barn is an action-packed day care program which entertains your dog all day. There are many benefits to our day care program. Your dog will come home tired and happy. Your dog will get quite a bit of exercise.

The Day Care Coordinator works in both supervisory and hands on roles with the Day Care Manager and Day Care Associates at Camp Holiday Barn to ensure the health, safety and happiness of day care guests.

We are looking for a highly motivated, responsible dog lover to work with our Day Care Pack at Camp Holiday Barn.

Day Care Coordinator requirements include:

  • Supervisory experience – 1-2 years experience leading a team
  • Pet care experience in a professional pet care environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work well within a team and lead a team
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Love of Dogs!
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of dog behavior
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, physically demanding environment. The Coordinator must be able to lift pets up to 50 lbs. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts are active places to work. Our work environment is typified as a moderately physical work place. Our responsibilities include heavy lifting, handling energetic pets, repetitive arm motions, long periods of standing, body-bumping, loud noises, health conscientious cleaning, and LOTS of dog and cat interactions!
  • Flexibility. We are a resort, which means we are busiest on weekends and holidays. Work during these busy times, including Thanksgiving and Christmas days is required for all pack members.

Holiday Barn will provide competitive compensation, access to company sponsored health benefits and personal leave time and the opportunity to grow within our company.

This position is available at both of our locations: Glen Allen at 3800 Mountain Road and Midlothian at 614 Johnston Willis Drive.

To apply for the Day Care Coordinator position, please complete the online application. No telephone calls of visits to our busy lobbies, please.

Holiday Barn is a drug free workplace.


Day Care Manager


Full-time Position
Hiring at Glen Allen

We have an opportunity for a Full Time Dog Day Care Manager at our Glen Allen location.

We are looking for a highly motivated, responsible dog lover to leader our Day Care Pack at Camp Holiday Barn. The Day Care Manager ensures that operations at Camp Holiday Barn are successfully maintained and integrated into the service goals of all other departments at Holiday Barn, ensuring the health, safety and happiness of our day care guests. The Day Care Manager is a hands-on employee within Camp Holiday Barn and the entire resort. The manager works closely with the Facility Manager, other department managers and pack members to provide premiere care and service to our guests while also integrating Holiday Barn’s values into all interactions with all pack members, customers and guests.

What is Dog Day Care like at Holiday Barn?  Dog Day Care at Camp Holiday Barn is an action-packed day care program which entertains your dog all day. There are many benefits to our day care program. Your dog will come home tired and happy. Your dog will get quite a bit of exercise.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Supervisory experience – Minimum 2 years experience leading a team
  • Minimum 2 years pet care experience in a professional pet care environment
  • Education – Bachelors degree, vet technician degree or equivalent work experience in a professional pet care environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work well within a team and lead a team
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Love of Dogs!
  • Core understanding and knowledge of dog behavior
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, physically demanding environment. The Coordinator must be able to lift pets up to 50 lbs. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts are active places to work. Our work environment is typified as a moderately physical work place. Our responsibilities include heavy lifting, handling energetic pets, repetitive arm motions, long periods of standing, body-bumping, loud noises, health conscious cleaning, and LOTS of dog and cat interactions!
  • Flexibility. We are a resort, which means we are busiest on weekends and holidays. Work during these busy times, including Thanksgiving and Christmas days, is required for all pack members.

Holiday Barn will provide competitive compensation, access to company sponsored health benefits and personal leave time and the opportunity to grow within our company.

This position is available at our Glen Allen location at 3800 Mountain Road.

To apply for the Day Care Manager position, please complete the online application. No telephone calls of visits to our busy lobbies, please.

Holiday Barn is a drug free workplace.

Pet Bather/Brusher – Seasonal, Glen Allen


Part-time Positions
Hiring at Glen Allen

We are looking for a seasonal, part-time Pet Bather/Brusher for our Glen Allen location. Do you love giving dogs and cats soothing baths or helping them feel better with shed treatments? Our grooming departments have given us the opportunity to “beautify” some of Richmond’s most fashionable pets for over 35 years! Our grooming departments bathe and de-matt, provide anti-shedding treatments, anal glad expressions, pedicures and teeth brushing, along with a variety of other “spa” services.

Requirements

      • Flexibility! We are a resort business, open 7 days a week. Candidates must be able to work a flexible work week, including working major holidays, Mondays and weekends. Candidates must also be willing to help our pack members in other areas of the facility when needed.
      • We will provide training, but graduation from a certified grooming school or other previous training is a plus!
      • Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment.
      • Ability to bathe, dry, de-matt, and finish pets in a professional manner.
      • Ability to stand for long periods of time, with frequent walking and ability to lift larger dogs.
      • Dependability, enthusiasm, and someone seeking a company with strong values.

Holiday Barn offers competitive compensation, training, company provided and maintained supplies and equipment, and the opportunity to work at a company with strong values and professionalism for both our customers as well as our employees. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

If you are dependable, have a great attitude, and want to become part of our team, please fill out the online application. No phone calls please.

Pet Bather/Brusher


Part-time Positions
Hiring at South of the James

We are looking for part-time Pet Bathers/Brushers for our Southside location. Do you love giving dogs and cats soothing baths or helping them feel better with shed treatments? Our grooming departments have given us the opportunity to “beautify” some of Richmond’s most fashionable pets for over 35 years! Our grooming departments bathe and de-matt, provide anti-shedding treatments, anal glad expressions, pedicures and teeth brushing, along with a variety of other “spa” services.

Requirements

      • We will provide training, but graduation from a certified grooming school or other previous training is a plus!
      • Flexibility! We are a resort business, open 7 days a week. Candidates must be able to work a flexible work week, including working major holidays and weekend availability is a must. Candidates must also be willing to help our pack members in other areas of the facility when needed.
      • Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment.
      • Ability to bathe, dry, de-matt, and finish pets in a professional manner.
      • Ability to stand for long periods of time, with frequent walking and ability to lift larger dogs.
      • Dependability, enthusiasm, and someone seeking a company with strong values.

Holiday Barn offers competitive compensation, training, company provided and maintained supplies and equipment, and the opportunity to work at a company with strong values and professionalism for both our customers as well as our employees. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

If you are dependable, have a great attitude, and want to become part of our team, please fill out the online application. No phone calls please.

Pet Care Associate – Seasonal


Seasonal Part-time Positions
Hiring at Glen Allen & South of the James

Enjoy caring for our vacationing dogs and cats while their human families are on vacation. We are seeking energetic pet lovers that are comfortable working within a fast paced team environment.

Responsibilities

      • Cleaning (always lots of cleaning), feeding, exercising, monitoring health status of pets and pampering our guests with T.L.C.

We are on duty 7 days a week so a flexible schedule must include weekdays, weekends and major holidays. Experience not required. If you are a responsible, energetic and hard working pet lover, we will provide training. Must be at least 16 years of age. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

We prefer to hire seasonal associates who are also available to work in the fall, especially during the busy Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Preference will be given to applicants who are also available during those times. Please indicate your availability during all of these times including first and last available dates, any planned vacations and Fall, Thanksgiving and Christmas availability when completing the application

If you are dependable, have a great attitude, and want to become part of our team, please fill out the online application. No phone calls or visits to our busy lobbies, please. Past employees interested in returning just email petjobswest@holidaybarn.com orpetjobssouth@holidaybarn.com with your available dates.

Pet Care Associate


Full-time Positions
Hiring at Glen Allen

Part-time Positions
Hiring at South of the James

Enjoy caring for our vacationing dogs and cats while their human families are on vacation. We are seeking energetic pet lovers that are comfortable working within a fast paced team environment.

Responsibilities

      • Cleaning (always lots of cleaning), feeding, exercising, monitoring health status of pets and pampering our guests with T.L.C.

We are on duty 7 days a week so a flexible schedule must include weekdays, weekends and major holidays. Experience not required. If you are a responsible, energetic and hard working pet lover, we will provide training. Must be at least 16 years of age. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

If you are dependable, have a great attitude, and want to become part of our team, please fill out the online application. No phone calls please.

Pet Care Coordinator


Full-time Position
Hiring at South of the James

We are looking for a Pet Care Coordinator for our Southside location. The Pet Care Coordinator will work closely with the Pet Care Manager and Holiday Barn Management Pack to achieve objectives and goals of the individual facility and the betterment of our company. The Pet Care Coordinator is to be a leader with enthusiasm and encouragement that helps our staff and customers achieve the levels of satisfaction they need.

A Pet Care Coordinator for Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is responsible for:

      • Accountability for the welfare of our furry guests.
      • Help hire, train and supervise staff to maximize our level of service to guests ensuring all Holiday Barn pet care SOP’s are properly executed.
      • This is a hands-on position and you will be required to perform the same tasks as staff as needed.
      • Ability to effectively communicate to facility manager potential pet care issues and opportunities.
      • Assist Pet Care Manager and/or Facility Manager with developing and/or implementing ideas to improve resort operations.
      • Coordinate staff needs among other teams as business trends require, such as grooming or camp.
      • Provide support to other teams, such as grooming, customer care and activities or camp, as needed in absence of their supervisor.
      • Provide clear and constructive feedback to staff regarding work performance and deliver realistic expectations and appraisal of work performance.
      • Act as a “Pack” leader and communicate effectively with the staff.
      • Handle customer issues and opportunities in professional manner.
      • Ability to open and close facility.
      • Have an understanding of all facility operations to keep facility running efficiently and safely for our guests and employees.

Some of our job requirements

      • Two years supervisory experience, including experience supervising a large staff.
      • Vet tech degree/certification.
      • Two years vet tech experience in the animal care field.
      • Ability to work in a fast paced, physically demanding position.
      • Availability to work all major holidays and work a rotating schedule that includes weekends.

Holiday Barn will provide: competitive compensation, access to company sponsored health benefits, personal leave time, vacation and play time for your personal pet, and ability to grow within a company that insists on high values for our customers and employees.

This workplace is typified as moderately physically demanding – lots of walking, dogs barking, lifting of pets up to 50lbs, handling active pets, working with cleaning chemicals, pet related allergens. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

To apply, fill out the online application. Please, no telephone calls or visits to our lobby for applications.

Holiday Barn is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against employees or applicants in any manner prohibited by law. Holiday Barn Pet Resorts is a drug free workplace.

To apply for pet-related careers and employment at Holiday Barn, please fill out our online application.