Dog Groomer

Animates Vetcare

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Jul 20

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Animates is New Zealand’s leading pet care company with 44 pet specialty retail stores, 28 purpose-built grooming salons, 18 vet clinics and growing!

About the Role:

As an experienced dog groomer, you will be crucial to the continued success of our Kilbirnie grooming salon.

  • This is a fixed-term position until February 2022 (parental leave cover)
  • Ideally a 40 hours per week role, but we are open to flexibility and you choosing your own hours!
  • Work in a fully equipped and purpose-built salon, where all tools and equipment are provided and serviced regularly
  • Groom a wide variety of dog breeds
  • Join a fun and enjoyable work environment and grooming community

About you:

Your positive and proactive approach to customer service combined with your grooming knowledge will set you apart from the crowd and ensure that our customers are provided with the best information and advice, and our fur clients are provided with the best grooms!

To thrive in this exciting role, candidates should have:

  • Previous experience working as a dog groomer
  • Confidence with bathing, brushing and cutting techniques on a wide variety of dog breeds
  • Exceptional customer service skills, to provide an awesome experience to our fur clients and their pet parents
  • High standards in health and safety, and salon/tool hygiene
  • Ability to establish rapport with pet parents to continue to build a regular client base and grow sales
  • Outstanding work ethic, time management and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the care and wellbeing of our fur clients

What’s in it for you?

  • You’ll join a nationwide community of groomers, who are committed to providing the highest standard grooms all whilst making the world a happier place through the love of pets!
  • With 28 grooming salons nationwide, you’ll grow your professional network and build your knowledge alongside other experienced groomers
  • Access to amazing learning opportunities, training programmes and workshops
  • Everything you need to do your job is provided, including tools and equipment
  • All tools are serviced regularly to ensure optimum performance
  • We offer subsidised health insurance for you and your family
  • You’ll have access to a generous staff discount for use at our retail stores and vet clinics!

If you’d like to join a fun, passionate and knowledgeable grooming community at New Zealand’s leading pet care company, apply today!

Animates is proudly a Rainbow Tick Certified Employer

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