Part Time Groomer | Job Openings

Job Title: PetStylist / Groomer

Reports To: General Manager/Assistant Manager

Compensation: 50% Commission + Tips

Benefits: PTO + IRA with employer match

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Job Summary:

  • The Pet Groomer is responsible for bathing, brushing, clipping, and scissoring pets hair.
  • Maintains pets nails by clipping, grinding, or both.
  • Plucks hair and cleans ears appropriately on pets.
  • Provides exceptional customer service to clients.
  • Provides a safe environment for pets and people.

General Accountabilities:

  • Thoroughly washes, shampoos, conditions and rinses pets.
  • Evaluates pets hair and physical characteristics to recommend appropriate groom.
  • Cuts, trims, and styles hair using clippers, scissors, and trimmers.
  • Completes add-on services such as anal gland suppression, teeth brushing, de-skunking, and de-shedding. 
  • Maintains a clean work area and pet salon.
  • Sanitizes tools and equipment, such as scissors and combs, after each use.
  • Answers phone, schedules client appointments and reservations, and completes pet check-in's.
  • Receives payments from customers and tenders appropriate change.
  • Actively seeks to learn new styles and techniques.
  • Assist other staff members on occasion with such tasks as helping restrain an animal, helping clients with their pets, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

**The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform basic breed standard grooms, patterns, and use the tools necessary to do so (scissors, clippers, etc.)
  • Basic computer proficiency and ability to learn POS system utilized by the resort.
  • Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to water and soaps.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and team lift up to 150 pounds.
  • Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to dog/cat hair and allergens.
  • Ability to carry out instructions provided in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to fully communicate in English.
  • Must be able to work most weekends and some holidays.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to kneel, crawl, bend, and handle heavy equipment.
  • General knowledge of dog and cat behavior.
  • Must exhibit coordination, finger dexterity, & steadiness.
  • Minimum 1 year experience grooming in a professional salon setting.
  • Must be able to work around major holidays during busy times.
  • Preferred availability on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays.


  • Customer service
  • Time management
  • Artistic, meticulous grooming vision

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