We are seeking a Pet Stylist Dog Groomer to join our team in a crate-free grooming facility! You will be responsible for the overall care and well-being of the animals at our facility.
- Clean the dog's teeth
- Maintain an upbeat attitude
- Calm an anxious dog
- Ensure company policies are being followed
- Communicate effectively with clients to find out what they need
- Shampoo and wash a dog's hair or fur
- Create a welcoming environment for dogs and their owners
- Cut or shave a dog's hair or fur
- Sweep up dog hair
- Wipe down surfaces after each appointment
- Mix together the dog shampoo
- Hose down the bathing tubs
- Wash towels and dry towels
- Sanitize grooming tools at the end of the day, or as needed
- Compassion: Dogs and cats often get stressed out in unfamiliar situations, and groomers need to understand this and treat them accordingly.
- Customer-Service: Groomers work with customers directly, and must be friendly and listen to their requests and needs.
- Attention to Detail: Groomers must pay attention to what they are doing, so that the animals stay safe and the grooming comes out looking great.
- Stamina: Groomers are on their feet for long periods of time, sometimes hunched over animals during the grooming process.
- Ability to interact with animals in a calm, non-threatening manner
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Eligible applicants must have 1-2 years of grooming experience.
Paws & Claws is a neighborhood pet supply store and grooming spa in the Dimond District of Oakland. We believe in caring for pets and the earth. We sell natural health products and herbal nutritional supplements to promote overall wellness for your pets. Our mission is to provide professional dog grooming services and provide a wide range of quality natural and holistic pet foods, merchandise and pet related services to a wide range of clients who owns various types of pets. Paws & Claws promotes a culture that encourages creativity, a love for animals and support for our team members.
Location/Region: Oakland, CA