Kennelwood Pet Resorts of St. Louis, MO and the Metro East is
hiring full-time and part-time entry-level Dog Bathers / Groom
Tech. Is it your dream to work with animals for a living? Are you a
hard worker with a positive attitude who is interested in building
a fun and meaningful career while developing marketable skills? If
so, read on!
Awesome perks include paid training, bringing your pet to work,
free boarding, free Day Camp services, and heavily discounted
grooming and training services. We also offer a great benefits
package for full-time employees which includes medical, dental,
vision, life insurance, a matching 401(k), and paid time off. We
are currently hiring Dog Bathers for our Chesterfield, Page &
Lindbergh, Manchester, St. Peters, South County, Maryville, Il and
O'Fallon, Il pet resort locations.
>>> THIS OPENING IS AT OUR ST PETERS LOCATION
ABOUT KENNELWOOD PET RESORTS
Since 1974, we have been the industry leader, creating best
practices that have been duplicated by other pet care businesses
and helped to shape our industry's standards. We offer many unique
services. We have eight convenient pet resort locations in the
Greater St. Louis Area and the Metro East.
We owe everything to our highly skilled staff who are on duty 24
hours a day, 365 days a year providing the ultimate care to our
clients' beloved dogs and cats. We provide a challenging and
rewarding work environment. There are always opportunities to
advance for team members who stand out!
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A DOG BATHER
As an entry-level dog bather, you get to help ensure that the
skin and coat of each of our grooming clients' furry family members
are kept clean and healthy. You bathe and brush dogs, as well as
clip nails, clean paw pads, perform anal gland expression, clean
ears, and apply finishing touches such as bows and bandanas. And,
just to prove how amazing you are, you groom cats too!
While you prepare, bathe, and finish animals, your calm demeanor
and use of best practices minimize their stress and help promote a
safe and positive grooming experience for all involved. You take
getting hairy and wet in stride. In fact, all the puppy love you
get more than makes up for it! You love your job so much that you
are considering advancing to our stylist program with includes 14
weeks of paid training.
- Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
- Ability to lift at least 40 lbs on a regular basis and up to 50
lbs on occasion
- Ability to walk dogs of all sizes on leashes
- Comfortable working around pet hair and dander
- A passion for animals
- No experience necessary!
While prior grooming experience would be helpful, it is not
required for this entry-level position. We will train you! Do you
have a knack for handling animals safely and are receptive to
learning more? Do you work well as part of a team? Are you
observant and good at making quick, sensible decisions? Are you
conscientious about following policies and protocols? If so, you
might just be perfect for this position!
Our grooming hours are 7:00 am until the last appointment, so
this position requires flexibility within those hours. We are also
open 7 days a week, therefore weekends and holidays are part of the
ARE YOU READY?
If you feel that you would be right for this entry-level
position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly
application. We look forward to meeting you!