Job Description:

Dogtopia of Bloomington is seeking a Dog GroomerLocation5208 W 84th st. Bloomington, MN 55437ScheduleLooking for a Full time or Part Time groomer. Flexible hours based on what you’re looking for.Company DescriptionAt Dogtopia, we have a passion for caring for dogs. Happy, healthy pups are at the heart of who we are. We’ve created a loving place with what dogs want and need in mind. It’s a dog daycare, boarding and spa facility all rolled into one setting.Our Dog Groomer position is a unique opportunity for the right person looking to have the freedom of running their own spa, but less of the hassles of finding customers or business details. You get full autonomy over the grooming area.Education/Experience:A qualified applicant to this position will demonstrate knowledge and skills in the grooming industry, this is not an apprenticeship opportunity. In addition, the applicant must have a minimum of two year’s experience grooming/styling pets under the leadership of a professional groomer or equivalent experience in the field. Applicant must successfully complete a personal skills evaluation by a Dogtopia manager.Essential Job Functions: The incumbent must be able to consistently perform all of the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation.Professionally perform basic grooming services on animals as requested by customers and in accordance with company policy and procedure, ensuring the safety and well-being of each petDirect customer service experience is essential! We believe the best way for a groomer to deliver on what a client wants is to directly speak to the pet parent themselves. If a client is unhappy, the groomer will be responsible for also handling complaints of grooming and the daycare management will only intercede when necessary. It is each groomer’s responsibility to deliver to the client’s expectations.High standards of cleanliness- Maintaining a clean and sanitized area is not only integral to great client service but also for the health of the dogs. A groomer needs to maintain a neat and tidy area at all times.Excellent verbal and written communication skills- You will be the main point of contact for the clients who are having their pet groomed. Our groomers need to have effective communication skills as there are times when sensitive items need to be discussed with the parent.Compassion and experience in handling nervous dogs is a must! There are nervous dogs and we strive to make grooming a positive experience for all dogs. Possessing skills to calm and work with nervous dogs is essential.Ability to receive feedback from the clients as well as the daycare management- We want our groomers to thrive and grow and feedback is essential to further development in all positions.Groomers need to be professional in appearance themselves at all times. This is a dirty job but maintaining a level of good personal grooming is important.Manage dogs up to 120+ lbs in sizeAdhering to the employee handbook policies and procedures as well as adherence to the company values! – If you are not a value driven individual, you will not be happy with our company. We are looking for integrity driven team members who enthusiastically identify the unlimited potential within our location, believe in excellent customer service, and the betterment of the dog community and are ready to take responsibility for their own success!Supervisory Responsibility:May provide guidance to other Dogtopia staff in the department. May also test potential applicants for grooming/spa procedures and evaluate skills and other job-related tasks.Work Environment:The job duties are conducted indoors in the grooming salon. Position requires bending, kneeling, lifting, and standing for long periods of time. A large amount of this partner’s time will be spent in direct contact with our customers and their dogs. The work environment can be noisy and wet.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $55,000.00 – $75,000.00 per yearBenefits:Employee discountFlexible scheduleReferral programSchedule:10 hour shift8 hour shiftDay shiftMonday to FridayWeekends as neededSupplemental pay types:TipsApplication Question(s):Are you interested in full time work or part time work?Experience:Pet grooming: 2 years (Required)License/Certification:Driver’s License (Required)Grooming Certification (Preferred)Work Location: In person

(Submitted September 14, 2023)


Contact Information
Ryan MuhlbauerDogtopia of Bloomington6127513763ryanm@dogtopia.com5208 W 84th StBloomington, MN 55437