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Regional Grooming Leader 

Category Grooming  

Does your dog have a closet full of clothes? Do you love sharing your skills and teaching others to sit and stay? We call that "petcentricity" and :knowledgeable"! If you enjoy making pets look adorable and smell irresistible, then come work in our neighborhood!

As a Regional Grooming Leader at Pet Supplies Plus, you're pawsitively passionate about people and their pets. Providing exceptional, neighborly service at every opportunity during your work day, you will:

  • get nose kisses from a neighbor's wet golden retriever
  • see excitement and opportunity when you look into a shih tzu's ear canal
  • help aspiring Groomers learn the trade or enhance their skills
  • make a former shelter resident look like a dashing, dapper schnauzer again
  • trim a chihuahua's nails, because your customers come in all shapes and sizes (and species!)

...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 PAWesome!

Regional Grooming Leader key responsibilities include:

  • Delighting neighbors and pets and acting as a role model in performing grooming services, like brushing, bathing, and conditioning
  • Groom and style pets per owners' instruction and/or according to breed standards
  • Ensure the wellness and safety of furry patrons at all times
  • Develop long-term relationships with pet parents by understanding their needs and recommending products and services that will keep their pet healthy and happy
  • Create business plans/develop strategies to engage new neighbors and attract talent to our groomer rooms in the surrounding communities. Assist with new store grand openings
  • Assist with hiring new groomers by conducting technical interviews and skill assessments.
  • Conduct training for Groomers and Bathers in grooming services, as directed.
  • Perform routine cleaning to keep the grooming environment fun and inviting
  • Assist store team members during grooming downtime
  • Successful completion of Safety, Bather/Brusher and Grooming Academy training certification
Position Requirements

PAWsome Regional Grooming Leaders will have:
  • A High school diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of grooming experience with multiple dog breeds and retail experience with an emphasis on providing top notch service. Certification from an accredited grooming school a plus
  • Experience in recruitment/assessment of candidates and training new team members
  • Ability to suggest customized, additional services to the basic self-wash or groom. Experience with outside sales preferred
  • 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 be flexible in working evenings, weekends and holidays. All candidates must pass the drug screening, and be 18 years or older.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Rotating Days and Evenings  
Open Date 9/30/2019  
Location PSP 0243 - Gurnee, IL  
About the Organization ABOUT PET SUPPLIES PLUS

Pet Supplies Plus is focused on making it easier to get better products for your pet. With over 400 locations in 33 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. 49 overall in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2017 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  
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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