Overview

Join a supportive team in a high-end, modern environment. Pet Groomers will perform top quality grooms in a timely manner. Groomers should have current grooming experience and be able to consistently provide canines and their parents with a high level of gentle and professional care. Job duties may include but not limited to:

Clean the dog’s teeth and ears
Maintain an upbeat attitude
Calm an anxious dog or cat
Ensure company policies are being followed
Communicate effectively with clients to find out what they need
Shampoo and wash a dog’s and cat’s hair or fur
Create a welcoming environment for dogs, cats, and their owners
Cut or shave a dog/cat’s hair or fur using knowledge of canine characteristic, grooming techniques, styles, and owner’s instructions
Effectively trim and Dremel patients’ nails
Provide medicated (when instructed) and general cleansing, parasite control baths
Qualifications
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Proficient at Grooming
Ability to lift dogs that weigh up to 40 pounds
Ability to work in a professional manner
Calming presence to pets
Ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time
Great communication skills
Ability to work on a team
Understands and applies hospital policies and procedures
Keeps grooming are clean, orderly, and clutter-free
Removes trash, sweeps, and mops daily
Launders bedding and linens
Stocks supplies as needed
Attends staff and departmental meetings.
Excellent animal-handling skills, including confidence and dexterity
Ability to properly restrain patients
Preferred: three years or more of experience as a professional groomer
Additional information
Job Type: Contract – 1099

Hospital Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Pay: Competitive pay

We offer our staff:

Employee Assistance Program
Competitive Compensation
Career Development Opportunities
Referral Bonus Program for most positions!
Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Preferred: three years or more of experience as a professional groomer

About Lowell Road Veterinary Center

Lowell Road Veterinary Center is a state of the art, multi-doctor veterinary hospital that offers personal, progressive, and comprehensive animal care to dogs, cats, and pocket pets in the Hudson, New Hampshire. We understand all the different ways your pet communicates love and trust. Our hospital offers many services including annual wellness care, anesthesia and sedation, dentistry, internal medicine, laser therapy, in-house pharmacy, surgery, urgent/immediate care, rehabilitation services, and acupuncture. We are ready with a positive, experienced support staff and excellent clientele and well equipped with ultrasound, underwater treadmill therapy, massage therapy, digital radiography, dental x-ray, and a complete in-house laboratory. We also have our sister hospital 25 minutes down the road in Bedford, New Hampshire, Bedford Veterinary Medical Center.

Required Education Level : None