Pet Stylist (Dog Groomer) job – Petco – Austin, TX

Our vision at Petco is

Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.

We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.

From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.

Position Purpose:
Responsible

to

deliver

customer

service

and

grooming

services

to

customer

that

align

with

our

brand

promise.

This

job

is

composed

of

a

variety

of

different

tasks

that

are

covered

by

operational

guidelines,

and

while

individual

judgment

may

occasionally

be

required

in

order

to

complete

assigned

tasks;

most

questions

are

directed

to

either

the

Grooming

Salon

Manager

or

the

General

Manager.

Position

is

responsible

for

the

welfare

of

all

live

animals

within

the

department.

GSM

will

report

to

the

General

Manager

and

collaborate

to

drive

the

business.

Essential Job Functions:
The incumbent must be able to consistently perform all of the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Provide

quick

and

courteous

service

to

all

customers

by

utilizing

the

GUEST+

model

in

the

salon

Ensure

OSE

standards

are

maintained

in

the

department

Interact

professionally

and

effectively

through

verbal

and

written

communication

with

all

professional

contacts

with

emphasis

on

company

interests

Professionally

perform

basic

grooming

services

on

animals

as

requested

by

customers

and

in

accordance

with

company

policy

and

procedure,

ensuring

the

safety

and

well-being

of

each

animal

Interest

in

animal

welfare

Move

animals

and

merchandise

up

to

30

pounds

Utilize

grooming

instruments

including

shears

and

dryers.

Perform

grooming

services

per

customer

instructions,

ensuring

the

safety

and

well-being

of

animals.

Adhere

to

all

Policies

and

Procedures.

Supervisory Responsibility:
May

provide

guidance

to

Grooming

Assistant(s)

or

other

Pet

Stylists

Apprentice

(s)

in

department.

May

also

test

potential

applicants

for

grooming

procedures

and

evaluate

skills

and

other

job

related

tasks.

Work Environment:
The

majority

of

job

duties

are

conducted

indoors

in

the

grooming

salon.

Position

requires

bending,

kneeling,

lifting

(up

to

30

pounds,

as

necessary)

and

standing

for

long

periods

of

time.

A

large

amount

of

this

partner’s

time

will

be

spent

in

direct

contact

with

our

customers

and

their

dogs

and

the

remaining

time

will

be

with

the

PSA’s

and

other

salon

partners.

The

work

environment

can

be

noisy

and

wet.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
A

qualified

applicant

to

this

position

will

demonstrate

knowledge

and

skills

in

the

grooming

industry,

and

either

a

high

school

diploma

or

its

equivalent

(GED)

is

preferred.

In

addition,

the

applicant

must

have

completed

the

Pet

Stylists

Apprentice

Program

or

a

minimum

of

one

year’s

experience

grooming/styling

pets

under

the

leadership

of

a

professional

groomer

and

must

successfully

complete

a

personal

skills

evaluation

by

a

Petco

Pet

Stylist

or

Grooming

Salon

Manager.

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PETCO Animal Supplies is a holding company for PETCO Animal Supplies Stores, the second-largest US retailer of specialty pet supplies…

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