Bather
Job Details
Entry
Greenwich Village - New York, NY
Part Time
High School or Equivalent / GED
Description

You are responsible for bathing, drying, and preparing dogs’ coats for grooming. You will also be responsible for trimming nails, cleaning ears, detangling and de-matting coats, and doing minor maintenance trimming. You will ensure that all services are performed in a timely manner, as well as ensure that all relevant information is communicated to the Groomer and to the client both pre-and post-grooming.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bathing, brushing and drying all dogs in a safe and timely manner
  • Checking anal glands on all dogs, and express if necessary
  • Trimming nails, cleaning ears, and removing any eye crust
  • Following all special instructions
  • Ensuring that all relevant information is reported to the Groomer and the parents in a timely manner
  • Notifying Groomer of any abnormalities noticed on pet (ie: cysts, scabs, fleas, ticks, sores, anal gland issues, etc.)
  • Ensuring all special instructions are accurate in our systems
  • Ensuring the grooming rooms are clean, well supplied and all equipment is in working order

Performance Metrics:

  • Quality of service
  • Productivity
  • Frequency of relevant information communicated to parents
  • Customer loyalty ratings

 

Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of one year bathing experience.
  • Comfortable with all breeds and sizes of dogs.
  • Knowledge of Biscuits & Bath and a genuine interest in the well-being of dogs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must be physically fit to lift dogs 50+ lbs, kneel, stand for long periods of time and perform requirements of the job.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
Where Passion Meets Purpose!
We offer a highly collaborative and inclusive environment that rewards those who perform. We are committed to helping each Associate reach their full potential and to building a team that puts clients first.
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