Kennelwood Pet Resorts of St. Louis, MO and the Metro East is hiring full-time and part-time entry-level Dog Bathers. Is it your dream to work with animals for a living? Are you a hard worker with a positive attitude who is interested in building a fun and meaningful career while developing marketable skills? If so, read on!
Awesome perks include paid training, bringing your pet to work, free boarding, free Day Camp services, and heavily discounted grooming and training services. We also offer a great benefits package for full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a matching 401(k), and paid time off. We are currently hiring Dog Bathers for our Chesterfield, Page & Lindbergh, Manchester, St. Peters, South County, Maryville, Il and O'Fallon, Il pet resort locations.
ABOUT KENNELWOOD PET RESORTS
Since 1974, we have been the industry leader, creating best practices that have been duplicated by other pet care businesses and helped to shape our industry's standards. We offer many unique services. We have eight convenient pet resort locations in the Greater St. Louis Area and the Metro East.
We owe everything to our highly skilled staff who are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year providing the ultimate care to our clients' beloved dogs and cats. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment. There are always opportunities to advance for team members who stand out!
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A DOG BATHER
As an entry-level dog bather, you get to help ensure that the skin and coat of each of our grooming clients' furry family members are kept clean and healthy. You bathe and brush dogs, as well as clip nails, clean paw pads, perform anal gland expression, clean ears, and apply finishing touches such as bows and bandanas. And, just to prove how amazing you are, you groom cats too!
While you prepare, bathe, and finish animals, your calm demeanor and use of best practices minimize their stress and help promote a safe and positive grooming experience for all involved. You take getting hairy and wet in stride. In fact, all the puppy love you get more than makes up for it! You love your job so much that you are considering advancing to our stylist program with includes 14 weeks of paid training.
- Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
- Ability to lift at least 40 lbs on a regular basis and up to 50 lbs on occasion
- Ability to walk dogs of all sizes on leashes
- Comfortable working around pet hair and dander
- A passion for animals
- No experience necessary!
While prior grooming experience would be helpful, it is not required for this entry-level position. We will train you! Do you have a knack for handling animals safely and are receptive to learning more? Do you work well as part of a team? Are you observant and good at making quick, sensible decisions? Are you conscientious about following policies and protocols? If so, you might just be perfect for this position!
Our grooming hours are 7:00 am until the last appointment, so this position requires flexibility within those hours. We are also open 7 days a week, therefore weekends and holidays are part of the job.
ARE YOU READY?
If you feel that you would be right for this entry-level position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!