Kennelwood Pet Resorts Glen Carbon, IL
- Posted: over a month ago
Kennelwood Pet Resorts of St. Louis, MO and the Metro East is hiring full-time Pet Groomers. Are you looking for a respected company to take your dog grooming career to the next level with? Are you a hard worker with a positive attitude? If so, read on!
Awesome perks include paid training, bringing your pet to work, free boarding, free Day Camp services, and heavily discounted grooming and training services. We also offer a great benefits package for full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a matching 401(k), and paid time off. We are currently hiring Pet Groomers for our Chesterfield, Page & Lindbergh, Manchester, St. Peters, South County, Humane Society on Macklind, Maryville, Il and O'Fallon, Il pet resort locations.
ABOUT KENNELWOOD PET RESORTS
Since 1974, we have been the industry leader, creating best practices that have been duplicated by other pet care businesses and helped to shape our industry's standards. We offer many unique services. We have eight convenient pet resort locations in the Greater St. Louis Area and the Metro East.
We owe everything to our highly skilled staff who are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year providing the ultimate care to our clients' beloved dogs and cats. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment. There are always opportunities to advance for team members who stand out!
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A PET GROOMER
As a Pet Groomer, you ensure that each pet enjoys clean, healthy skin and fur and that the cut is done according to their parent's preferences. The trusting relationships you build with clients and their pets help our company to grow and thrive. While you prepare, bathe, and finish animals, your calm demeanor and use of best practices minimize their stress and help promote a safe and positive grooming experience for all involved. You perform standard grooming services such as brushing, de-matting, Shed-X, and specialized breed cuts but also enjoy opportunities to showcase your individual creative style. You love making dogs look and feel their best and are always working to brush up on and improve your professional skills!
- At least 6 months of dog grooming experience
- Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
- Ability to lift at least 40 lbs on a regular basis and up to 50 lbs on occasion
- Knowledge of breed standards, especially regarding show dogs
- Ability to adapt breed standard cuts according to individual needs
- Comfortable working around animal hair and dander
- A passion for grooming dogs of all breeds and sizes
Do you have a knack for handling animals safely and are receptive to learning more? Do you work well as part of a team? Are you observant and good at making quick, sensible decisions? Are you conscientious about following policies and protocols? Do you have excellent communication skills and the desire to make clients happy? If so, you might just be perfect for this position!
Our grooming hours are 7:00 am until the last appointment, so this position requires flexibility within those hours. We are also open 7 days a week, therefore weekends and holidays are part of the job.
ARE YOU READY?
If you feel that you would be right for this Pet Groomer position, please fill out our 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
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Kennelwood Pet Resorts
AddressGlen Carbon, IL
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