Assistant Dog Groomer / Junior Stylist

Woofur Holistic Pet Care Centre - Vaughan, ON (30+ days ago)

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Interested in starting an exciting and rewarding career in the Pet Groomingindustry? Get trained and fine-tune your skills at an award-winning salon while earning competitive commission rates!

To apply, please review the entire job posting and describe in your cover letter your motivation for applying to this position and how your experiences will benefit our company.

NOTE: Applications without an accompanying cover letter will NOTbe considered.

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Woofur is an award-winning pet services business, recognized by both Consumer Choice® and Top Choice Awards®, with a mission to provide the best possible care to pets and their owners using their unique holistic approach to pet care.

Open Position: Assistant Dog Groomer (this is a commission-based position)

The Assistant Dog Groomer / Junior Dog Stylist position is suitable for …

[1] Beginners,who are new to the pet services industry and are looking to start a career in dog grooming, but are unsure of where to start. Well, why not learn on the job from one of the most reputable and recognized dog grooming salons in the GTA?

[2] Experienced bathers and grooming assistants,who are seeking a more mature compensation model and are looking to further their skills to eventually becoming a professional groomer.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Dog Grooming Assistant / Associate Dog Stylist:

  • Prepare pets for finishing grooming as requested (e.g. nail trimming, ear cleaning, sanitary area trimming, de-matting, brush-out, etc.)
  • Bathe and dry pets,
  • Assist in handling of pets,
  • Pickup and clean up after dogs,
  • Prepare and refill grooming supplies,
  • Clean and disinfect grooming tools,
  • Tidy, clean, vacuum, mop, and disinfect workstation, sinks, tubs and facility,
  • Empty trash bins and discard garbage

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Be at least 18 years of age or older
  • High school graduate
  • Be able to legally work in Canada (SIN # or work permits must be provided)
  • Be flexible with working hours

AN IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:

  • Be responsible, honest and reliable
  • Have excellent work ethic
  • Be able to work in a team or individually (self-motivated)
  • Be willing to learn new things and take constructive criticism
  • Be calm and assertive around dogs and have an understanding of dog behavior
  • Be attentive to details

WORKING HOURS:

This position will provide a full-time workload, but can be part-time depending on business need and your own personal situation.

Our grooming salon is open Mondays through Saturdays (typically from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM)

BENEFITS:

Employees are entitled to exclusive discounts on all retail purchases and services including complimentary daycare for your own pets.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements.

Please be advised that students attending or returning to school will not being considered for the position.

Only local candidates will be considered, so please note in your response what town or city you live in.

Job Type: Commission

Experience:

  • dog grooming: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Required)

Location:

  • Vaughan, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Drivers License G (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)