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Pet Bather- Dripping Springs

Location: Dripping Springs - Austin, TX, United States
Date Posted: Sep 26, 2023
Requisition ID: 203246
Job Type: Part-Time

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Description

Pet Paradise is looking for an individual with a passion for pets to join our team as a Pet Bather for our four-legged friends.

Starting Rate: $12.50/hour ($0.50 increase 6 months from hire date, additional $0.50 increase on annual anniversary date)

$500 sign on bonus- will be paid after 90 days of employment. 


PERKS AND BENEFITS:

  • Opportunity for ADVANCEMENT! You will be eligible to apply for:
    • Unleashed Leadership Academy where you can train for that next step in management with opportunities across the Southeast!
    • Grooming Academy to become a Groomer!
    • STRIVE scholarship programs to become a Veterinary Assistant, Technician or Practice Manager
    • Canine Training Program! Learn to become a dog trainer! (We are currently expanding this service across many of our locations)
  • Complimentary Pet Day Camp – Bring your dog with you to work!
  • 30 Days of Complimentary Pet Boarding (non-holidays)
  • On-demand pay with DailyPay
  • Discounted Veterinary Care and Grooming Services (per location)
  • Dog/Cat Adoption Assistance
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (both full-time and part-time status)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance (full-time status)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with added mental health benefit, available to all employees

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF A PET BATHER INCLUDE:

  • Assisting the grooming department with baths prior to scheduled grooms
  • Being responsible for providing "go-home" baths as requested by clients or management
  • May be tasked with performing nail trims, brushing teeth, and cleaning ears in a safe manner as trained
  • Properly securing and reassuring the pets to ensure optimal safety and comfort
  • Responsible for keeping bathing stations clean and having tools cleaned and ready for next use
  • Asking for assistance immediately if a pet demonstrates unusual stress
  • Performing other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS TO BE A PET BATHER:

  • Ability to handle a variety of animals safely and comfortably; prior animal handling experience highly preferred
  • Must have the physical strength, mobility, and stamina to lift or move heavy pets or objects from time to time
  • Ability to calmly handle and bathe pets that may be scared or show hesitation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to resort schedule needs including days, night, weekends, holidays, and peak times

WHAT IT IS LIKE TO WORK HERE

WE ARE PET PEOPLE! At Pet Paradise, team members ensure that our furry friends get extra loving care and focused attention while playing and staying with us in a safe and entertaining environment.  Dog boarding is just the start of what we do! The relationship you build with pets and their parents makes going to work fun and rewarding and the benefits we offer are top notch! We offer career development with our Unleashed Leadership Academy where you can train for that next step in management with opportunities across the Southeast. Or you can expand your skills in pet care in other company-paid training programs.  As a team member, you are eligible to apply for (a) our Grooming Academy to become a groomer, (b) our STRIVE scholarship programs to become a veterinary assistant, technician or practice manager, and (c) canine training roles as we expand this service across our many locations.  If you have a pet of your own, they can enjoy complimentary Pet Day Camp, Boarding and discounts on grooming and veterinary care at all our locations and clinics. Working with pets is not always easy, but we love what we do and we care about giving you the tools to grow and succeed.

ABOUT PET PARADISE

Pet Paradise's full-service pet care destination is dedicated to giving pet parents access to all the premium care they need to give their furry family member the happiest, healthiest, longest life possible. The Pet Paradise brand has grown to offer resort-style pet day camp and care, professional pet grooming, low-stress and high-quality veterinary care, and of course, overnight boarding that feels like home, all under one roof. Located in eleven states with more than 50 locations in operation or under development, Pet Paradise continues to expand in the United States.

WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Company Policy, Federal and State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin. The characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

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