Become a part of Our Team!


Would you like to spend more time with animals and get paid for it? Pet Care by Cynthia is looking for experienced, reliable and trustworthy pet lovers to join our team of dog walkers and pet sitters in Austin, Cedar Park, Leander, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Manor and Manor.


If you are interested in becoming an Independent Contractor for Pet Care by Cynthia, please read the following job description and requirements, then complete the Independent Contractor Application. We look forward to hearing from you!


Independent Contractor Job Description:


  • Receive pet care assignments from Pet Care by Cynthia via email and text messaging

  • Provide lots of love and attention to the client’s pets

  • Perform Pet Care Services (dog walking, pet sitting and overnight care) as assigned

  • Remain in contact with Pet Care by Cynthia and the client by email or text

  • Feed, refresh water, administer medication and pickup pet waste/clean litter box

  • Clean Pet Area

  • Water Plants

  • Complete pet care reports, send photos at every visit for the client​

  • Move Trash in/out

  • Alter Lights & Blinds

  • Mail/Newspaper/Package Retrieval

Independent Contractor Job Requirements:

  • Applicant must love pets and have pet experience

  • Applicant must be detail oriented

  • Applicant must have an insured, licensed, reliable car and hold a valid Texas driver’s license

  • Applicant must provide proof of U.S citizenship and present valid photo identification

  • Applicant must be willing to undergo and pass a comprehensive criminal background check

  • Applicant must have a flexible schedule and be willing to work some weekends and holidays

  • Applicant must be in good physical condition (You will be walking a lot!)

  • Applicant must be able to walk dogs and be outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Applicant must possess excellent written and texted English communication skills

  • Applicant must be able to address stressful situations with tact and without alarming clients, veterinary medical professionals, or pets

  • Applicant must be well groomed, neat and tidy

  • Applicant must refrain from smoking and use of profanity and vulgarity while working

  • Applicant must be respectful of Pet Care by Cynthia’s clients, their homes, their property, and their privacy, and be neat and tidy while working and staying overnight inside the client’s home

  • Applicant must have access to the internet to receive assignments and have text messaging on their cell phone for full assignment coverage

  • Applicant must be willing to sign a Non-Disclosure/Non-Solicitation/IC Agreement as a condition of independent contractor relationship




  • Pet sitters are paid as Independent Contractors once a week

  • Pet sitters will be issued a 1099 and will be responsible for paying their own taxes

  • This is not a full-time job and hours are not guaranteed

  • Solicitation for business is acceptable on behalf of Pet Care by Cynthia, however, any free-lance visitations using the name of Pet Care by Cynthia is strictly forbidden and will be subject to prosecution.