This position is responsible providing professional grooming services for dogs using the knowledge of canine characteristics and grooming styles and techniques.
Responsibilities Deliver world class customer satisfaction Answer phone and schedule appointments Book appointments and greet pets as they come in Report all accidents and injuries to the Store Manager promptly Follow bathing/grooming procedures as outlined Clean ears, clip nails and perform other needed services Adhere to customer instruction of clipping pattern desired Clip dog's hair according to determined pattern, using electric clippers, combs and shears Comb and shape dogs coat Talk to dog, or use other non-physical techniques to keep dog calm Complete and maintain customer and company forms Properly and completely fill out required grooming forms Observe all safety rules and procedures and adhere to safety standards Sweep, vacuum, clean and sanitize cages, tubs and other cleaning as needed to maintain standards Assist in store operations as needed Qualifications
Experience: Minimum of 1-year experience grooming/styling pets. Must be comfortable working with dogs.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.
Professional Certifications: None
Other knowledge, skills or abilities:
Operate and use all grooming tools and equipment including bathing tubs, brushes, steel combs, barber shears, scissors, clippers, driers, and bathing products such as perfumed shampoo and soaps
Communicate effectively with customers
Display compassion with animals and treat them accordingly
Exhibit attention to detail
Read, write, and count to accurately complete all documentation
Lift and carry pets generally weighing 0-50 pounds
Work varied hours, days, nights and weekends as business needs dictate
Stand and walk for long periods of time
Safely work around pets and pets waste