Kennelwood Pet Resorts
  • 03-May-2018 to 02-Jul-2018 (CST)
  • Glen Carbon, IL, USA
  • $8.25 plus $1.00 per each pet bathed
  • Hourly
  • Full and Part Time

Based on full time employment

Kennelwood Pet Resorts Philosophy:

The experiences we create form connections that build trust and confidence.

Safety, Accuracy, Courtesy, Pride, and Accessibility are company values we expect every employee to commit to in their day-to-day role in our culture.

Are you in search of a meaningful career that supports your passion? Kennelwood Pet Resorts provides you with the opportunity to create a fun and rewarding career that combines your professional skills with your love and respect for animals. Kennelwood has a great opportunity for you to join our team as a Bather/Brusher. A Bather/Brusher's primary duties are to properly prepare, bathe and finish pets by using practices that minimize the pet's stress and promote a positive grooming experience.  You do not have to have previous bather/brusher experience.  You simply need to have a great love of animals and don't mind getting wet, hairy and receiving lots of puppy love!

You must be able to groom cats too. You must have a flexible schedule during the week with availability on weekends and around the holidays.
Hours - 7am until last appointment

As a Bather/Brusher duties includes, but is not limited to, bathing and brushing, clipping nails, cleaning paw pads, anal excretions, bows & bandanas, brushing teeth,, cleaning and other services.

Safety is emphasized in all aspects of:

  • Pet handling procedures 
  • Bathing techniques 
  • Clipping and filing of nails 
  • Brushing teeth 
  • Sanitation and sterilization of equipment 
  • Proper ear cleaning 
  • Anal gland expression 

A keen instinct for animal safety, proper procedure and loving commitment for the pets is also required. It is essential you are able to regularly stand for extended periods, able to walk dogs of all sizes on a leash, occasionally lift at least 40-60 pounds, bend, stretch and work in and around pet hair and dander. Must also be very observant, have strong decision-making skills. Prior experience in a veterinarian's office or hands-on work pet care environment is a PLUS.

Employees will be exposed to animals/pet dander and nuts contained within pet treats and food. Allergies to animals, pet dander or nuts may not be accommodated in any position directly working in boarding, camp, training or grooming.

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