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3509 W 49th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57106

© 2019 - 2020 by Mini-Critters.

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Join Our Team

Are you an outgoing, positive, energetic person? If so, we want you! We are a small family owned business with staff that is helpful, positive, and wanting the best for customers and their animals. 

Positions Available 

We are not currently hiring

Our Mission

That we make all customers and their pets visit to our store valuable, and memorable.

Our Vision

To be the number one place in the region for pet lovers to come and learn something new, add a new member to their family, and find that customer service no other store gives.

Our Values
Why mini-critters is different than most employers?

When you join our team, you enter our family as well. Being a family owned business, our staff has a different connection with one another than any other work place. We encourage our employees to bring their outside life and personalities into the work place. Employees at mini-critters do not work for anyone, they work alongside everyone to build mini-critters into the go to pet store in the region.


At mini-critters, we work under the mindset of a team effort, to work as a team collaboration is a big aspect


Being a small staff, everyone leans on one another to get stuff done to keep the business moving forward.

Growing Knowledge  

To provide the best pet knowledge, we need knowledgeable staff, at mini-critters we will grow your pet knowledge. 


At mini-critters we strive to be their for customers when they come in with questions, and we want to help them decide that perfect pet for their family.

Who is an ideal mini-critters employee? 

To be a mini-critters employee you will interact with customers on a daily basis, to do this you need to have great social skills, and an outgoing personality. Here at mini-critters we want social employees who will approach customers in the store and not wait to be approached. We also look for employees who have a passion for helping animals, and are willing to learn more than the basics of animal care. 

How will mini-critters prepare you for your future?

Here at mini-critters you will learn a magnitude of skills to not only help you in your future endeavors, but also help you navigate life. With the fast pace environment here you will learn to multi-task like no other job. You will also learn valuable communication skills and customer service experience. We value our employees here, we want to see our employees succeed inside and outside of the work place. Everyday you work here you will learn something new, and will value your time here.

We hope you'll apply!

Paper Job Application

Hiring Manager

Ryan Oaks

Being with the store for over 15 years, Ryan knows whether your a great fit for mini-critters, and where you will succeed. Please feel free to contact Ryan and talk about possible employment!

ryan@minicritters.com  -  605.361.0006

Please print and turn into the front counter at mini-critters

Mini-Critters employment statements

Equal Oppurtunity Employer

Mini-Critters is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Mini-Critters does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Employment of Minors

Our policy of employment of minors adheres to all FLSA standards, including the following: 

 - Minimum Employment Age (14 for non-agricultural work

 - Maximum weekly hour for employees under 16

 - Minimum hazardous job employment age 18

 - Sub-minimum wage standards for students, apprentices,     disabled employees, and employees under the age of 20.

Accommodation for Disabled Employees

We are happy to work with otherwise qualified disabled employees in order to accommodate limitations, in accordance with the Americans with Disaqbilities Act (ADA). It is up to the employee to approach his or her supervisor with this request, and to provide medical proof of his or her needs upon the Company's request.

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