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Dog's Day Out seeks Groomer!!

Company: Downtown Dogs
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Groomer and Bather Dogs Day Out DIY Dog Wash, Grooming, and Retail
Schedule
Dogs Day Out Business Hours: Thursday Sunday 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Groomers Hours: Thursday Sunday 9:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m. TBD
NOTE: These are the initial hours for the business. This is subject to change based on business needs, as determined by the owner and Chief Administrative Officer.

Description
We are looking for a friendly Dog Groomer and bather to perform all grooming and bathing related duties necessary to ensure that dogs are neat, clean, and look their best. The Dog Groomers responsibilities include bathing dogs of various sizes and temperaments, trimming, clipping, or shaving hair/fur, and removing matted hair. You should also be able to ensure that grooming tools and equipment are in good working condition.
You should be able to comply with dog owners' instructions as well as accommodate any special requests that they may have. Ultimately, a top-notch Dog Groomer will treat all animals with the utmost love and care.

Responsibilities
1. Dematting and detangling hair as required
2. Bathing, conditioning and drying dogs
3. Trimming dogs nails, brushing their teeth, anal expressions, cleaning their ears, etc.
4. Grooming and styling dogs according to dog owners instructions or standard grooming styles
5. Accommodating special requests that dog owners may have
6. Identifying health issues in dogs, such as ear infections, skin conditions, tooth decay, etc. and inform dog owners of these observations
7. Ensuring that all dogs are safe during the grooming process
8. Routinely cleaning work areas
9. Recommending suitable products to dog owners

Skills Preferred
1. High school diploma or GED
2. Certification through the National Dog Groomer Association of America or similar
3. Proven professional grooming experience
4. Excellent understanding of dog behavior

Skills Required
1. The ability to stand for long periods of time
2. The ability to treat all dogs with compassion
3. The ability to lift heavy dogs and equipment
4. Excellent communication skills
5. Exceptional customer service skills

Compensation

Hourly pay - $18.00/hour
50% commission on all full grooms
All benefits available include but not limited to:
o Employer-sponsored and subsidized medical and dental insurance
o Paid Time Off (up to 12 days per calendar year)
o Free dog daycare for employees dog
o Free or discounted boarding for employees dog
o Discounts on retail products including dog food

Keywords: Downtown Dogs, St. Paul , Dog's Day Out seeks Groomer!!, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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