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Groomer

Veterinarian Office | Gainesville, FL | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:               Groomer

Job Location:        Store Location

Reports to:           Practice Manager

FLSA Status:         Hourly Non-Exempt

                                                                                                                                      

JOB SUMMARY

Country Critters Veterinary Clinic is looking for an experienced groomer to join our team! Our goal is to provide top quality pet care at unbeatable prices. Groomers are responding to customer requests and handling the animals with a gentle hand. Our focus is professionalism, being friendly and helpful while catering to our patient's and client's needs. Candidates must also be independent workers, self-starters, able to effectively utilize down-time and multi-task, maintain an impeccably clean facility, follow instructions, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; both among staff members, clients and veterinarians.

 

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide bathing and customer service as instructed
  • Interact professionally and effectively with all clients
  • Perform basic grooming services on dogs and cats
  • Assist with generating and developing the grooming business
  • Complete daily duties for maintaining work area
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established time frames
  • Ensure department cleanliness and safety by sweeping, mopping, etc. on a regular basis
  • Move animals and merchandise up to 50 pounds
  • Assist other areas of the hospital
  • Use general office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 1-year experience at a professional grooming salon or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be friendly, outgoing, and people-oriented
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire on boarding process remotely
  • Ability to complete computer-based training

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to all audiences
  • Good visual acuity
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform