Petco Pet Stylist (Dog Groomer) job in Guilford, CT

Job Title
Pet Stylist (Dog Groomer)
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Guilford, CT 06437

Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We're making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.


From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you'll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.


Position Purpose:


Responsibleto deliver customer service and grooming services to customer that align with our brand promise. This job is composed of a variety of different tasks that are covered by operational guidelines, and while individual judgment may occasionally be required in order to complete assigned tasks; most questions are directed to either the Grooming Salon Manager or the General Manager. Position is responsible for the welfare of all live animals within the department. GSM will report to the General Manager and collaborate to drive the business.


Essential Job Functions:The incumbent must be able to consistently perform all of the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • ProvidequickandcourteousservicetoallcustomersbyutilizingtheGUEST+modelinthesalon
  • EnsureOSEstandardsaremaintainedinthedepartment
  • Interactprofessionallyandeffectivelythroughverbalandwrittencommunicationwithallprofessionalcontactswithemphasisoncompanyinterests
  • Professionallyperformbasicgroomingservicesonanimalsasrequestedbycustomersandinaccordancewithcompanypolicyandprocedure,ensuringthesafetyandwell-beingofeachanimal
  • Interestinanimalwelfare
  • Moveanimalsandmerchandiseupto30pounds
  • Utilizegroominginstrumentsincludingshearsanddryers.
  • Performgroomingservicespercustomerinstructions,ensuringthesafetyandwell-beingofanimals.
  • AdheretoallPoliciesandProcedures.

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Work Environment:




A qualified applicant to this position will demonstrate knowledge and skills in the grooming industry, and either a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) is preferred. In addition, the applicant must have completed the Pet Stylists Apprentice Program or a minimum of one year's experience grooming/styling pets under the leadership of a professional groomer and must successfully complete a personal skills evaluation by a Petco Pet Stylist or Grooming Salon Manager.

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