Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Bunnell, FL

Description

Job Title: Pet Bather
Reports To: Resort Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

At Pet Paradise, our mission is to enhance the quality of life for pets and our customers by providing exceptional pet care, outstanding customer experience and a fulfilling work environment. Pet Paradise Resort is a comprehensive pet care provider offering boarding, day camp, grooming and veterinary services. Located in nine states and with over fifty location locations in operation or under development, Pet Paradise continues to expand in the southern region of the United States.

For more information, visit www.petparadise.com and our social media sites: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Vimeo.

PET BATHER

The Pet Bather is a critical link to the grooming department and resort operations. This position is responsible for ensuring the pets are bathed and dried during the appropriate scheduled time.

Essential Functions of the Pet Bather include:

  • Assist the grooming department with baths prior to grooming.
  • Be responsible for providing "go-home" baths as requested by clients or management.
  • Follow the daily bathing schedule.
  • Properly secure and reassure the pets to ensure optimal safety and comfort.
  • Work inside in a heated with high humidity area, with loud background noise from the dryers.

Qualifications:

  • Able to handle a variety of animals safely and comfortably
  • Able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to bend, crouch, stoop and have full use of both hands to properly secure the animals.
  • Reliable and flexible to resort schedule needs including weekends and holidays as these are our busiest times.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Complimentary Pet Day Camp
  • Complimentary Boarding (with limitations)
  • Discounted Veterinary Care (per location)
  • Dog/Cat Adoption Assistance
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (both full-time and part-time status)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance (full-time status)

Language Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout instructions. Ability to problem solve.

Certificates and Licenses:
Canine/feline CPR certification preferred

Special Skills:
Animal handling experience preferred

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
The employee may be exposed to animals that are agitated and/or injured. Associates may be exposed to animals that may scratch and/or bite.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands 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 the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. A team-lift may be required for heavier items. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Pet Paradise is an Equal Opportunity Employer.