Experienced Pet Groomer (Min 1 Year Experience)


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$35,000 - $44,999 per year


Animal Welfare, Customer service, Retail, Sales

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Wellington, Wellington 



Job Description:

Company Background & Job Purpose:

Otis & Louie are located in the Wellington suburb of Kelburn/Northland. The shop offers as it's primary focus a Dog and Cat grooming service that is recognised for friendly and comprehensive, quality pet grooming, pet health, pet nutrition and animal behaviour advice.

Position: Experienced Pet Groomer [Min 1 years experience]

Duties/Job Description:

To groom dogs and cats to a high standard as required by Otis & Louie Ltd.

Reporting Relationship:

Directly responsible to the Owner and Manager. Place of Work: 64 Northland Road, Kelburn, Wellington. You will work at other premises or locations when directed to do so by us.

Key tasks:

Wash, dry, comb, clip, trim and groom dogs and cats using knowledge of canine and feline characteristics and grooming techniques & styles.

Be able to recognize potential health problems, if any, and inform pet owners.

Be able to follow a strict code of ethics and be responsible in the treatment of and handling of animals in their care in a safe and humane way.

Be able to provide nutritional advice for the premium pet food, supplements, groom tools and groom products that Otis and Louie specializes in providing through their retail service.

Education & Qualifications

​1. Successful applicants would ideally need to have undertaken recognized     courses in Pet Grooming, nationally or internationally and have gained certification.OR

2. New Zealand Dog Grooming Association Certification or currently undertaking the NZDGA course.

 **Additional Certificates are a bonus



3. You have relevant Pet Grooming experience [prior learning] equivalent to the above qualifications


4. Demonstrate a minimum of 12 months continual employment in the pet grooming industry within the last 3 years.


5. Provide a portfolio of your groom work.

Job requirements:

6. Provide References

7. This is not an entry level position! Please do not apply if you don't have relevant grooming experience!!

8. Proven knowledge of Pet Behaviour, Pet Nutrition, Animal Psychology, Pet First Aid and knowledge of different breeds.

9. Be confident managing all sizes, breeds, and temperaments of dogs and cats.

10. Be fit, healthy and strong. This job is very physical.

11. Availability to work Saturdays.

12. Attention to detail.

13. Capability to work under pressure and take orders.

14. Computer/Software Database Knowledge.

15. Customer Service skills
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Company Info
Otis & Louie Northland Rd, Northland, Wellington 6012
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Phone: 04 475 7736
Web Site: http://www.otisandlouie.com/index.php

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