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Job Details

Pet Groomer

Employer

Parkland Veterinary Hospital (1999) Ltd.

Date Posted

June 10, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Sylvan Lake, AB
  • Earnings 55% commission per sale
  • Work Hours 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 10, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Parkland Veterinary Hospital (1999) Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • Master Groomer certification
  • Pet Grooming Certificate
  • Pet first aid course

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Maintain and order supplies
  • Keep records of animals treated

Animal Specializations

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

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Veterinary clinic
  • Pet grooming shop
  • Animal hospital

Type of Pets Groomed

  • Cats
  • All breeds of dogs

Work Site Environment

Wet/damp

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

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

Health benefits

Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Gratuities
  • Commission

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Team building opportunities

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Pet Groomer 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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