Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We're making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.
From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you'll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.
Provide basic grooming services and customer service as necessary. This job is composed of a variety of different tasks that may be covered by operational guidelines, and while individual judgment may occasionally be required in order to complete assigned tasks; most questions are directed to either the Grooming Salon Manager or the General Manager.
Essential Job Functions: The incumbent must be able to perform all of the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation.
- Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with emphasis on company interests
- Professionally perform basic grooming services on animals as requested by customers and in accordance with company policy and procedure, ensuring the safety and well-being of each animal
- Interest in animal welfare
- Move animals and merchandise up to 50 pounds
- Utilize grooming instruments including shears and dryers.
May provide guidance to Grooming Assistant(s) or other Pet Stylists (s) in department. May also test potential applicants for grooming procedures and evaluate skills and other job related tasks.
Because the majority of job duties are performed at individual store locations, care must be taken to observe and promote established safety policies.
Petco will adhere to applicable federal and state employment laws pertaining to grooming tools.
A qualified applicant to this position will demonstrate knowledge in the grooming industry, and either a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) is preferred. In addition, the applicant should have at least one year's experience in grooming under the leadership of a professional groomer and must successfully complete a personal skill evaluation by a Petco Groomer or Grooming Manager.