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Job Details

Groomer, Pets

Employer

Gibbons Dog Grooming & Wash

Date Posted

June 06, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Gibbons, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $18.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 28, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Gibbons Dog Grooming & Wash

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Veterinary assistant course
  • Pet Grooming Certificate
  • Pet first aid course

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 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Pet grooming shop
  • Pet shop

Type of Pets Groomed

  • Cats
  • All breeds of dogs

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Pet Grooming Specific Skills

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

Financial benefits

  • Gratuities
  • Commission

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Groomer, Pets is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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