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Job Details

Dog Groomer

Posted on Oct 05, 2020 by Dogtopia

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Nov 04, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Dogtopia

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Dog Training Expertise

  • Canine behaviour problems/modification
  • Obedience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Maintain and order supplies
  • Keep records of animals treated

Animal Specializations

Domestic animals/pets (cats, kittens, puppies, dogs, etc.)

Weight Handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Pet grooming shop
  • Kennel

Type of Pets Groomed

All breeds of dogs

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Wet/damp

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Animal Care Specific Skills

  • Monitor and document animal behaviour
  • Clean and disinfect cages, pens, aquariums, kennels, runs, stall and enclosures

Pet Grooming Specific Skills

  • Teeth cleaning
  • Nail clipping
  • Flea baths
  • Ear cleaning
  • Bathing/shampooing
  • Anal glands treatment
  • Pet clipping and styling
  • Show clipping

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

In Person:

10529 116 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5H3L8
Between 08:00 AM and 05:00 PM

Advertised Until

Nov 04, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Dog Groomer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Pet Groomers and Animal Care Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to monitor and document animal behaviour, and to prepare food and feed animals, fish and birds at scheduled intervals

OBJECTIVE

Interest in assisting scientists and researchers in conducting laboratory tests with animals; and in using equipment for grooming animals

DIRECTIVE

Interest in handling and nurturing animals when grooming and when assisting breeders; and in training dogs to obey commands and perform specific duties in response to signals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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