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Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:08 AM

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Pet Groomer Wanted - Ashburn

Job Description
If you love animals, have great people skills and when you see a mangy mutt you think "I could turn that mongrel into a masterpiece," this may be the right opportunity for you. We are looking for someone who is great with animals and people, and knows how to make pet s look good. The groomer will have good decision-making skills and will need to be flexible. The groomer will have strong communication skills and the ability to create a strong first impression to give the client confidence in the groomer's knowledge and expertise.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
✎ 2 years minimum experience preferred
✎ Shampoo trim and shape fur, clip nails, and any other grooming as needed
✎ Listening to the owners' requests for how they want their pet to look
✎ Ability to keep the animals calm in what can be a stressful situation.
✎ Ability to handle dogs, up to 80 lbs.
✎ Must also keep work area clean, including sweeping and cleaning van as needed.
✎ Must have familiarity with AKC breed cuts and difficult coats (matted, tangled, neglected, etc)
✎ Must be comfortable discussing problems with clients (behavioral, medical, etc).
✎ Must have the ability to handle possible confrontational or challenging dogs and clients.
✎ Must have genuine care for the health and welfare of dogs (and cats if trained to groom them).
✎ Must have the ability to provide smooth, even grooms in a timely fashion.
✎ Must have a clean driving record. Will be driving large mobile pet spa vans.
✎ Training certificate from an accredited grooming school required
✎ It's a ruff job, but someone's got to do it.


To apply: email your resume to hmanners@act-1.com.

• Location: Ashburn, Northern Virginia

• Post ID: 34887463 nova
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