1214 Main Ave
F-M Dog Obedience School and The Mutt Hutt
This is a part-time position, but has the potential to turn into a full-time opportunity. As a dog bather, you will be preparing dogs for their main grooming and will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the bathing area and other grooming areas as assigned at the end of the day. The bather will wash and dry, trim toenails, brush teeth, check anal glands, clean ears, and brush out the coats of dogs. Ideal applicants must have strong teamwork skills, be reliable, able to work in a fast paced, sometimes stressful, environment, pay great attention to detail, and must be able to lift or move pets, merchandise, or equipment up to 50 pounds and be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
Qualifications: 1+ years of previous experience in a retail environment is desired. Must have previous experience working with animals in a professional or educational setting and have the ability to lift or move pets, merchandise, or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Desired Qualifications: 2+ years of previous experience in a retail environment is desired. At least 1 year of previous experience working with animals in a professional or educational setting and have the ability to lift or move pets, merchandise, or equipment up to 50 pounds.
For complete consideration please submit an application, cover letter, and, if applicable, any pictures/examples of your grooming to firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop in and apply, or print off and mail application to:
Attn: Sheila Smith
1214 Main Avenue
Moorhead, MN 56560
The ideal applicant will be personable, have excellent customer service, adapt to stressful situations, ability to stand for long periods of time, ability to lift up to 50 pounds, attention to detail, maintain a clean and safe work space, ability to work independently, excellent time management skills, and have previous experience grooming or working with dogs. Applicant must have their own equipment and be able to work weekdays with some Saturdays. We are willing to help train applicants! Grooming hours of operation are 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM.
Responsibilities include: Professional bathing and grooming clipping toenails, checking anal glands, cleaning ears etc., maintaining strong relationship with clients, alerting clients to any concerns encountered while grooming, and assisting with questions about grooming or grooming products, and cleaning the grooming room at the end of the day.
Qualifications: 18 years or older, high school diploma or GED, at least one year of retail experience or similar experience in another field, previous experience working with dogs, ability to lift or move pets, merchandise, or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Desired qualifications: Previous experience working with animals, 2-3 years of experience in retail or a similar field, 1+ years of grooming experience, and a strong knowledge of dog breeds and breed-specific hair styles, and ability to lift or move pets, merchandise, or equipment up to 50 pounds.
Pay is commission based.