Dog Groomer

VitalPet - New York, NY3.8

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We are looking for an experienced groomer to join our team in the bustling area of Murray Hill Manhattan. We are centrally located in midtown Manhattan close to all subway stations. Seeking a qualified groomer with previous experience working in a veterinary hospital or pet store. Candidate must be friendly, outgoing and people oriented. Must be self-motivated, team player with good client service, sales skills, and telephone communication skills. The hours are flexible but must be able to work within the 8am to 6pm hours of operation most days.

Duties:

  • Ensuring client and pets feel welcome and comfortable
  • Providing compassionate and diplomatic client service
  • Greeting clients and getting specific grooming instructions
  • Performing grooming techniques on all breed, including bathing, clipping, nail trimming, ear cleaning, anal gland expressions, brushing and drying
  • Answering client questions to non-medical questions regarding general flea and tick control, skin and hair care, ear care, dental care, nod product knowledge
  • Verifying that pets are current with necessary vaccines
  • Suggesting retail products and other services to clients
  • Keeping our facilities clean and well maintained

Position offers competitive pay and benefits. We offer a variety of compensation, including commission, hourly compensation, or salary plus bonus. Hours for full time positions range from 35 to 40 hours per week and for part time positions, 20 to 34 hours per week. Candidate must have a high school diploma. Grooming school classes and certificate preferred. Two years grooming experience required.

VitalPet (www.vitalpet.com) is a fast growing group of quality veterinary hospitals. Our mission statement, "Celebrating and Protecting the Lifelong Love of Pets", reflects the passion of our team. Our culture, based on doctor driven medicine, is to empower our amazing people and provide a career track and growth opportunities.

Job Type: Commission

Experience:

  • Sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Pet Grooming: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Veterinary: 1 year (Preferred)
  • grooming: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Commission Only:

  • Yes

Work Location:

  • One location