Pet Groomer


JOB TITLE:  Pet Groomer

JOB FUNCTION: Pet Grooming

JOB LEVEL: Entry/Mid-level

INDUSTRY: Pet Care Facility

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time/Part-time

REPORTS TO: Operations Manager

LOCATION:  Harlem, New York

DATE LISTED: June 1, 2022

Summary and Corporate Profile:

Our client, a diverse fast-growing pet grooming company based in Harlem (the heart of NYC) is looking for passionate and dedicated Groomer who fits their culture and can model their values to join a growing team.

The ideal candidate is responsible for delivering outstanding customer service to pet owners by executing style requests, communicating and recommending solutions based on the pets needs, and bringing a positive attitude to work each day.

Role Description and Responsibilities

  • Perform grooming services to include: bathe services, haircut services, styling services, nail trims, de-shedding, ear/eye cleaning and removing matted hair for dogs and cats of various sizes and breeds.

  • Grooming and styling pets according to pet owners’ instructions or standard grooming styles. 

  • Accommodating special requests that pet owners may have.

  • Have a strategy and plan to increase boarding dogs & daycare dogs per week in the shop.

  • Identifying health issues in pets, such as ear infections, skin conditions, or tooth decay, and informing pet owners of these observations. 

  • Clean all tools and equipment between each use and keep a clean station at all times.

  • Provide a safe environment for pets while in our care.

  • Utilize grooming instruments including shears, clippers and dryers.

  • Ensuring that all pets are safe during the grooming process.

  • Support The Bark Shoppe team with other daily tasks if and when needed.

Experience and Education

  • High school diploma or GED. 

  • Certification through the National Dog Groomer Association of America is advantageous.

  • A minimum of 2 years related grooming experience in a fast-paced team environment

  • Has technical grooming skills and a desire to improve them

  • Available to work weekends

  • Being bilingual is a plus


Employability Skills


  • Loves dogs and cats!

  • Comfortable working with pets of all ages, size, and temperament

  • The ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • Has an eye for detail

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Professionalism and good ethics are essential to this role

  • Holds a genuine and sincere interest in pets’ individual needs

  • The ability to lift heavy pets and equipment

Interacts with


  • Supervisors

  • Other departmental staff


  • Clients/Pet owners

  • Consultants

  • Affiliates

  • Other third party



  • Bathers


  • N/A

Working Days/Hours

  • The Shoppe is open Sunday-Saturday. There is some flexibility with scheduling. Full-time employees are required to work 32-40 hours.    Part-time employees are expected to work 24-28. Weekend availability is a must.

Salary and Benefits

  • $42,840.00 - $55,080.00 per year for part-time 

  • $67,200.00 - $86,400.00 per year for full-time

  • Bonus pay structure

  • Paid time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Referral program

  • Employee discount


Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at with the subject 'Pet Groomer'.

Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.