Groomer2019-02-05T14:39:36+00:00

North Shore Animal League America is currently seeking a part-time, experienced Groomer to assist in grooming North Shore Animal League America dogs and cats, as well as animals that have been adopted from us.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule grooming appointments as needed and answer the phones
  • Grooming consists of bathing, cutting hair, de-matting and clipping nails
  • Treat for skin diseases and bathe using medicated and grooming bath solutions
  • Administer special dips to animals as prescribed by a Veterinarian
  • Prepare the setup of all grooming equipment (blades, clippers and scissors)
  • Disinfect all cages, dryers and tubs
  • Keep the Grooming Department clean and disinfected
  • Secure all tools and equipment in appropriate cabinets at the close of the day

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of grooming practices for wide range of small animals, including hand-scissoring skills
  • Grooming certification a plus
  • Previous experience working hands-on with animals in a shelter environment or veterinary facility
  • Apply knowledge and skills in controlling and/or handling individual animal temperament
  • Possess ability to gain animal confidence when restraining them for grooming
  • Possess above average customer service skills
  • Willingness to maintain sanitation of animal areas
  • Desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals.

For consideration, interested candidates can forward their resume and cover letter, along with salary requirements to [email protected]