Dog Groomer Job Description

What is a Dog Groomer?

A dog groomer is responsible for the grooming of a dog. They do everything from brushing a dog's hair to cutting their nails. A few of the main duties of a dog groomer are talking with customers to select a grooming package, cleaning the dog's teeth, washing and shampooing the dog, and cutting the dog's hair. They also have to get the dogs to relax. Some of the jobs titles that a dog groomer could grow into are dog salon owner and dog stylist.

A dog groomer does not need any experience but should have a high school diploma or GED. One of the most important skills that a dog groomer will have is their ability to work with any type of dog. Another skill is time management as the dog groomer will need to make sure that all dogs are groomed in any given day. They also need to be able to multitask by working with several different dogs.

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Job Overview

XYZ Inc. is a leading company in our industry in the region. We're proud of our 4.2 Glassdoor rating from our employees. We're now hiring a Dog Groomer to help us keep growing. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, XYZ Inc. is a perfect place to get ahead. You'll be glad you applied to XYZ Inc.

Responsibilities for Dog Groomer

  • Clean the dog's teeth
  • Maintain an upbeat attitude
  • Calm an anxious dog
  • Ensure company policies are being followed
  • Communicate effectively with clients to find out what they need
  • Shampoo and wash a dog's hair or fur
  • Create a welcoming environment for dogs and their owners
  • Cut or shave a dog's hair or fur

Qualifications for Dog Groomer

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Ability to work with other groomers
  • Ability to lift dogs that weigh up to 50 pounds
  • Grooming abilities
  • Calming presence to sooth dogs
  • Ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to work on a team

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