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Dog Groomer ($3,000 Signing Bonus)

Skiptown

Charlotte, NC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Professional Svcs
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 05/15/2024
  • Website: skiptown.io
  • Company Address: 222 Rampart St , Charlotte, NC 28203

About Skiptown

Skiptown (formerly Skipper) is a tech-enabled hub for dogs and their people. The trusted pet services company provides pet parents with first-class dog walking, daycare, and boarding services, as well as a membership-based dog park and bar – all powered by the Skiptown mobile app.

Job Description

Are you a creative, skilled animal lover with professional grooming experience? Are you passionate about providing quality grooming services?! If yes, then come join our incredible team! 

We are offering part-time or full-time positions. For full-time compensation, you can earn as much as $100,000 a year AND you'll get a $3,000 signing bonus!

Why is working at Skiptown so great?!

  • We have a brand new facility in South End… nearby Velvet Taco, Shake Shack and a whole lot more!
  • You'll get a $500 new equipment and sharpening allowance after 6 months of employment
  • Our Skiptown culture is fun and friendly. You get a personalized playlist, PYOS (pick your own *free* snacks), and personal cell phone access during the day
  • You'll be supported by a great team and our grooming app that gives you all the info you need in the palm of your hand
  • You'll continue to learn while being supported by a stable income
  • Work with people like you who love having fun working with dogs and their parents

But wait, there’s MORE!

  • Free Skiptown membership to the bar & park for your eligible dog(s)
  • 30% off Skiptown services
  • Employer contribution for Medical, Dental and Vision benefits for full time employees (Vision is free - because we want you to see all those cute puppy faces!)
  • 10 days of Paid Time Off annually
  • DoorDash DashPass Work Perks…get your Dunkin’ fix without having to work for it
  • $3,000 incentive (paid out over the first 4 months of employment)
  • FREE Purple swag. Lots of purple. We’re serious. You should really like purple.

Groomer Perks:

  • $500 new equipment allowance after 6 months of employment
  • Equipment sharpening allowance
  • Onsite sanitizing equipment
  • Continuing education allowance & access to Learn2GroomDogs.com

As a Groomer you will:

  • Perform Groomer functions as requested that meet client expectations and are appropriate for the dog
  • Observe dog coat condition, recommend, and execute appropriate treatments and remedies
  • Ensure the Grooming Coordinator is advised of extra charges, notes, or any delays/changes in schedule
  • Manage each client’s appointment details through Skiptown provided technology - entering in necessary information such as start time, end time, before and after pictures, and more
  • Sanitize your station and perform additional maintenance throughout the day to ensure a high quality environment for grooming
  • Follow safety procedures for pets and staff at all times

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Safe pet handling
  • Bathing, drying & maintaining all coat types
  • Nail trimming & filing
  • Ear cleaning
  • Advanced clipper & scissor techniques
  • Equipment handling & maintenance
  • Knowledge of safety & sanitization protocols

Here’s what you need:

  • At least 20 hours of weekly availability
  • Experience as a professional groomer
  • Exceptional time management skills and reliability
  • (Bonus) experience in coaching less experienced groomers

Physical Demands:

  • Capable of physical movements requiring the use of legs, wrists, hands and/or fingers including kneeling and bending.
  • Repetitive arm and wrist use. Frequent grasping.
  • Ability to pull up to 140 lbs.
  • Ability to be on your feet and/or walking up to eight (8) hours per day for at least four (4) hours at a time frequently.
  • Ability to lift up to forty (40) pounds.

Who We Are:

Skiptown is on a mission to make the lives of pets and their people easier, and even more fun, through a fully integrated pet services platform. A dog social club, Skiptown is the first tech-enabled, premium pet services ecosystem offering first class fun for pups and people. Our 24,000 sq ft flagship location in South End offers dog daycare, boarding, grooming and a social bar - and will soon expand to include retail, veterinary, training and transportation services.