West Lebanon Feed & Supply and Clean Paws Grooming Pet Bather / Employee-Owner West Lebanon, NH · Full time

Excellent entry-level opportunity to enter the world of dog grooming!

Description

LOOKING FOR A CAREER CHANGE? Would you enjoy working with animals every day? Have you thought about moving into the fast-paced pet grooming & care profession but weren’t sure how to start? Employee-owned Clean Paws Grooming and Self Service Pet Wash is looking for highly-motivated individuals to join our team with an opportunity to grow with us. Experience with animals is preferred, but training opportunities and grooming education is available for the right candidate. Pay includes competitive hourly wage starting at $16.00/hour (and up) ***PLUS TIPS*** with room to advance based on experience and educational opportunities. Full benefits and PTO available.


NOW EMPLOYEE-OWNED! Clean Paws Grooming was opened in 2009 as part of West Lebanon Feed & Supply, which has been serving the Upper Valley of NH and VT since 1926! Voted a top place to work in NH, and named both national and international business of the year in the pet & animal industry! All eligible employee-owners will receive ownership shares in the company and periodic dividends (when available), in addition to regular pay. Please ask for details.


Duties include:

  • receiving clients and their pets into the shop and guiding them through the self service process; providing assistance as needed
  • setting up bathing and grooming stations
  • scheduling clients for services
  • helping keep the shop clean and running smoothly
  • brushing, bathing, and drying pets
  • trimming nails, expressing anal glands, plucking ears, etc.
  • assisting groomers as needed


Set Schedule:

  • Occasionally, extra coverage may be needed on other days so we ask for flexibility and understanding, however, generally there is a set schedule each week: M-W, SA 8-4:30, and SU 10-3. No nights!


Requirements: A strong desire and ability to work with pets of all shapes, sizes, breeds, and dispositions, in a professional capacity. Strong customer service and communication skills. As well as: high school diploma or equivalent; ability to lift up to 50 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation; ability to work the above described schedule.


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


Expected hours: 37 per week


Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement


Compensation package:

  • Hourly pay
  • Companies shares and dividends
  • Tips


Experience:

  • dog: 1 year (Preferred)


Work Location: In person

Salary

$16 - $19 per hour