Part-time Pet Groomer

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Job Description and submission Instructions

We are looking for a Pet Groomer to join our passionate team at Paws and Claws. Pet groomers form a crucial part of our business, building lasting relationships with customers and providing quality care to pets. If you’re an animal lover with prior experience in pet grooming this is the perfect opportunity for you. Our ideal candidate is hardworking, customer-service oriented, and patient with both pets and people.

We are looking for someone to work part-time mainly on Saturdays and peek periods.

Objectives of this Role
1. Deliver outstanding customer service to pet owners by executing style requests, communicating clearly and honestly, and bringing a positive attitude to work each day.
2. Provide exemplary cosmetic care for pets, being gentle and patient with anxious and difficult animals
3. Protect the best interests of our customers and their pets, notifying owners of any concerns, including skin abnormalities, ear infections, ticks, and fleas
4. Help our business continue to grow by forming fruitful relationships with customers that result in repeat visits

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities
1. Clean and freshen pet hair by washing, shampooing, and conditioning
2. Shave, trim, and style pet hair according to the owner’s preferences
3. Maintain overall pet hygiene by clipping nails, brushing teeth, and cleaning ears
4. Keep a clean work space/ spa by sanitizing and sweeping before the arrival of each new client and at the end of each workday
5. Advise owners on at-home care tips and best practices for their pets

1. Comfortable working with animals, including anxious ones
2. Ability to stand for at least two hours and lift heavy animals over 50 pounds
3. Willingness to learn new skills and techniques on the job
4. Practiced verbal communication skills
5. Good attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications
1. Demonstrated passion for animals
2. MUST have prior grooming experience
3. Experience working with animals in a professional or volunteer capacity
4. Experience working in a customer service-oriented role


How to submit application

Submit your application using the upload form below.


Upload the following:.

1. Photographs of previously groomed pets (before and after)

2. CV and covering letter

Application MUST be submitted before November 20, 2022.