PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Bathers work in the grooming department and complete the following duties: combing dog and cat coats, removing dead skin with a brush, regulating water temperature, washing dogs and cats with special soap or shampoo, drying the dog or cat, clipping toenails, and maintaining the work area clean and organized, able to interact with animals, dexterity, attention to safety, customer service, stamina, and time management.
CONTROLS OVER WORK
The Bather works under the direct supervision of the Groomer and Practice Manager who will indicate general assignments, limitations and priorities.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to hazards associated with aggressive pets; hazards associated with infected animals and controlled substances; exposure to unpleasant odors and noises; exposure to bites, scratches and animal wastes; possible exposure to contagious diseases.
Work is normally performed inside; some outside work may be required.
Follow federal and state animal health laws and regulations including OSHA and DEA.
DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois, United States