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Dog Washer/Grooming Assistant

Company: Pawtanicals LLC
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Pawtanicals is looking to hire reliable, dog-loving candidate(s) for the job: Dog Washer/Grooming assistant.

Pawtanicals is a dog spa that offers self-service and other grooming services. We cater to specific clientele that does not need hair cuts or styling of hair. We are looking for the right candidate to help us.

Operating hours are Wednesday - Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. We are closed on all major holidays.

Experience is a plus but NOT necessary. We are willing to train in all aspects of the job.


The ideal candidate(s) will be assigned to the following tasks. They are broken down into sections. It's important to note that the ideal candidate will foster relationships with customers and their pets, thus it's important to note that customer service is KEY for this position.


* follow take-in protocols for dog's appointment
* effectively communicate with owner of service being done to dog and modifying/ updating services in booking software
* prepare bathing station with all equipment and tools needed to perform the bath
* escort dogs into the bath tub and securely tie dog with grooming loop
* perform basic or de-matting brushing and then bath time
* towel dry/ blow dry dog and perform other grooming services (i.e., trimming nails, ear/eye cleaning, etc)
* other tasks as they come up

Reception/Appointment Taking:

* manage front desk by answering phone calls, handle walk-ins, and savvy scheduling skills for appointments
* maintain a clean front area/reception
* other tasks as assigned


* follow and perform cleaning protocols for tubs, tools, & equipment
* follow and perform cleaning protocols for the salon & other tasks as needed

Working with the team to efficiently complete tasks, help customers, and maintain a clean and safe work area is what we pride ourselves as a company. "It takes team work to make the dream work!"


* commit 6 months to 1 year in position
* must have a reliable mode of transportation
* eager to learn about pet industry and further their professional growth
* reliable and punctual
* sincere and genuine interest in pet's individual needs
* ability to lift dogs that weigh up to 50 lbs
* calming presence
* ability to stand for long periods of time
* must be comfortable interacting with different breeds, sizes, and temperamental dogs
* comfortable working in a wet and noisy environment
* team-player willing to take initiative on different tasks

Please note: All candidates must have flexibility in days available to work whether part or full time. In a part time role ample amount of time must be provided for time-off during the weekends.


* Working with a small business allows one to fully submerge themselves in learning the ins and outs of an entrepreneur/business. We will provide professional development opportunities including in social media and training tools to help grow your personal brand in the pet industry.
* We provide all candidates with discounts on products and services
* Flexible work week is available (contingent candidate demonstrates reliability and trust-worthiness)
* After 1 year, we provide IRA Savings option and we match percentage with payroll company
* Fun working environment with great bosses, cute and fun dogs, and overall chill vibes

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.00 - $13.00 per hour

* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* 4 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Tips

COVID-19 considerations:
We do require employees to be vaccinated and boosted.
All surfaces and areas are continuously disinfected.

Ability to commute/relocate:
* North Bergen, NJ 07047: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Pawtanicals LLC, North Bergen , Dog Washer/Grooming Assistant, Hospitality & Tourism , North Bergen, New Jersey

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