Pet Groomer - Redmond Kirkland Animal Hospital

Grooming Redmond, Washington


Description

Position at Redmond Kirkland Animal Hospital

Redmond Kirkland Animal Hospital & All Things Pawsitive Pet Stylist is looking for a Pet Groomer to join our team!

This is a part-time weekend only position (Saturdays & Sundays) with 50% production rate!

We provide: 
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Fully function grooming salon.
*Bathing tub, shampoo's/conditioners
*Dryers
*Laundry
*Adjustable grooming tables

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience working at a grooming shop and/or veterinary hospital grooming. Handling on partial to fully sedated pets a plus.
  • Able to lift 50lbs-115lbs dogs into bathing tub and grooming tables.
  • Portfolio of previous work will be required.
  • Punctual and reliable for all shifts assigned
Responsibilities of Weekend Groomer:  
  • Perform grooming services, including clipping, hand scissoring, medicated and general cleansing, parasite control baths, pedicures, medicated dips, and ear cleaning, as required for each pet.
  • Provide care for animal housed/visiting the hospital. Perform work according to established methods specified in the hospital procedure manual or following special instructions.  Report signs of illness, disease, injury or unusual activity to veterinary technicians or veterinarians.
  • Perform all general maintenance of the grooming room. Clean cages, tubs, grooming tables, and area at least once daily. Vacuum floor. Mop floor weekly. Empty trash. Clean clipper blades, scissors and brushes after use. Perform monthly dryer and clipper maintenance.
  • Groom animals utilizing techniques which vary depending on the type of hair, coat, breed and owner instructions.  Bathe and dry animals. Perform pedicures and clean ears.
  • Recommend retail products that would aid in home grooming care of pets, as required.
  • Along with other important duties: Full job description will be provided at the time of interview. 

Skills and Knowledge requirements:      
Apply knowledge and skills in controlling and/or handling individual animal temperament. Have the ability to gain animal confidence when restraining them for grooming.  Knowledge of grooming practices for a wide range of small animals, including hand-scissoring skills.  Possess above average customer service skills.

If you are looking for a part-time position doing what you love to do, pampering pets and making them look amazing, then we want you on our team!  

Apply today! Please include your resume and grooming portfolio.