Groom Student

Job Locations US-IL-Springfield
Category
Store Grooming
Type
Full-Time
Location : Address
1895 E. Sangamon Ave.

Overview

Have you ever walked by a groom room window and thought to yourself, I want to do that for a career? Are you up for wet wagging tails and flying suds? If you enjoy making pets look adorable and smell irresistible, then come work in our neighborhood!

Responsibilities/Qualifications

As a Groom Student at Pet Supplies Plus, you’re pawsitively passionate about people and their pets! You will:

  • attend our free, paid training through the world renown Paragon School of Pet Grooming.
  • get comfortable with all tools and grooming equipment
  • learn how to bathe and style dogs to breed standards
  • receive a free tool kit worth over $600 as a bonus!

…all while engaging with our neighbors and smiling in the face of puppy breath. Are you a superhero with a flea comb and a slicker brush?  No, you are more than that. You are PAWsome.

 

Groom Student key responsibilities include:

  • Learning and demonstrating all the skills necessary to be a groomer through the online distance program.
  • Delighting Neighbors and pets with grooming services, such as brushing, bathing, and clipping to breed styles.
  • Always ensuring the wellness and safety of furry patrons.
  • Developing long-term relationships with Neighbors by understanding their needs and recommending products and services that will keep their pet healthy and happy.
  • Successfully completing Safety Training certification.
  • Performing routine cleaning to keep the grooming environment fun and inviting.
  • Assisting store team members during grooming downtime.

 

PAWsome Groom Student candidates will have:

  • Experience in retail or other industry where they have experience working with pets are welcome, but not required.
  • Ability to move or lift merchandise, equipment or pets weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, bend or stoop for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to review videos and take tests online.
  • Flexibility in working evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Candidates must pass the drug screening (in applicable states) and validated selection test and be 18 years or older.

About Pet Supplies Plus

Pet Supplies Plus is focused on making it easier to get better products for your pet. With over 500 locations in 34 states, the stores have a streamlined design making it easy to navigate a wide assortment of natural foods, hard goods and pet services. Friendly, knowledgeable staff get to know each pet and their owner by name and provide playful store experiences to remind them just how fun it is to own a pet. Pet Supplies Plus stores are large enough to house an incredible variety of food and equipment, yet small enough to still feel neighborly.

Pet Supplies Plus is ranked No. 46 overall in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2019 Franchise 500® list and is the Top Full-Service Pet Supplies Franchise for its exceptional performance in areas including financial strength and stability, growth rate and system size. For more information, please visit www.petsuppliesplus.com. 

 

EOE STATEMENT

We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. 

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