Dog Groomer

Decca Recruiting

Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

The Groomer is an integral position at Scenthound, offering expert grooming knowledge, providing experience to a team of groomers and bathers, and facilitating training to new groomers. This position requires:

  • At least 6 months of grooming experience or graduation from a grooming school
  • Knowledge of dog breeds, their grooming and care standards, and tools of the trade
  • Strength to lift up to 70 pounds; stamina to stand for long periods of time
  • Reliable transportation
  • Willingness to work in a smoke-free environment

Who We Are Looking For

We are searching for a confident dog groomer who loves teaching their passion to others! A successful Groomer is knowledgeable, perceptive, patient, adaptable, and a compassionate dog lover! We are looking for a motivating leader who can assess the needs, strengths, and weaknesses of their team members to provide effective learning opportunities.


  • Groom to Scenthound standards while providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the grooming and bathing teams
  • Create an environment conducive to learning, open communication, and teamwork
  • Teach new groomers the Scenthound standards; provide ongoing coaching and mentorship
  • Identify when/ where help is needed and provide assistance to keep Scenter on schedule
  • Ensure safety of dogs and team members at all times
  • Adhere to Scenthound sanitary and cleaning practices
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Scenter Manager and Lead Groomer
  • Effective communication with team members and dog parents
  • Leadership, coaching, mentorship
  • Problem-solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Time-management
  • Ability to self-critique; hold oneself and others to high standards of grooming
  • Competitive compensation plan that includes hourly salary and tips
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits
  • Merit-based pay increase

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