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Groomer Team Lead

companyFurry Land Boston
locationBoston, MA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Benefits/Perks

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Tips
  • Bonus Opportunities Available
  • Management Training Resources
  • State-of-the-Art Mobile Grooming Vans
  • Top Industry Compensation
  • Scheduling and Routing Assistance

Company Overview
Furry Land Mobile Grooming is one of the largest mobile grooming franchise companies in the nation. We operate nationwide and continue to grow. At Furry Land, we're dedicated to ensuring the lives of pets are healthy and comfortable. We're dedicated to our animals, our clients, and our team.

When our pets inspire us to be more loving and caring, its no surprise that our Grooming team embodies those qualities. With your patience, guidance, and passion for helping others, youll help to lead the operations of the grooming businessfrom head to tail! Youll build relationships with clients, champion exceptional customer service, and train assistants in the skill of grooming. The team of groomers associates will drive results to grow the business.

Job Summary
Are you passionate about providing exceptional grooming services while leading a community that works together for the love of our furry friends? Furry Land Boston is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Lead Groomer to join our team. We offer a unique mobile spa experience for dogs and cats, ensuring a stress-free and convenient grooming process for both pets and their o

Lead Groomer Responsibilities

  • Onboard all new associates and groomers, ensuring their completion of all training requirements and annual safety certifications, any required certifications by the state, and ensuring that each groomer represents the brand in a positive way according to our standards.
  • Drive our state-of-the-art 2024 Mercedes Sprinter van to scheduled appointments in the Boston area equipped with the latest insulation technology to ensure you can work in comfort all year long.
  • Ensure you and your groomers provide professional services including bathing, brushing, trimming, and styling according to customer preferences and breed standards.
  • Develop a local business growth and advertising strategy with other members of Furry Land and oversee its execution it.
  • Ensure that the vans being used for mobile grooming are being properly maintained, serviced, and registered, and oversee any upkeep or repairs required to the vehicles.
  • Schedule and manage appointments, ensuring timely arrivals and efficient use of time to maximize productivity. Covering shifts as necessary for customer satisfaction on scheduled appointments.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by addressing client inquiries, addressing concerns, and always maintaining a friendly and professional demeanor.

Lead Groomer Requirements

  • Proven experience as a professional pet groomer, with a deep understanding of various grooming techniques, breed-specific cuts, and coat types.
  • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record, with the ability to drive a grooming van safely and efficiently.
  • Passion for working with animals and a demonstrated ability to handle pets of all sizes, temperaments, and breeds.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with pet owners and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to consistently deliver high-quality grooming services.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively to meet appointment schedules.
  • Ability to handle and lift all breed sizes.
  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays, and occasional extended hours based on customer demand.
  • Certification from a reputable grooming school or a similar grooming qualification is highly desirable.
  • 5 years of experience in guest service roles as a store partner is preferred.
  • Experience supervising partners, or demonstrating an aptitude for training, motivation and sales techniques, and analytical abilities is preferred.
  • A minimum of one year of experience in all breeds of grooming is required.
  • Experience monitoring and providing direction to Grooming partners is preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience and prior retail experience are preferred.

Apply now to experience a career that loves you back!

This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work the leader assigned to this job performs. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. Furry Land Boston is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. Applicants must be over the age of 18.

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