Batavia, New York
Create a healthier, brighter future for pets, pet parents and people!
If you want to make a real difference, create an exciting career path, feel welcome to be your whole self and nurture your wellbeing, Petco is the place for you.
Our core values capture that spirit as we work to improve lives by doing what’s right for pets, people and our planet.
Petco is a category-defining health and wellness company focused on improving the lives of pets, pet parents and Petco partners. We are 29,000 strong, working together across 1,500+ pet care centers, 250+ Vetco Total Care hospitals, hundreds of preventive care clinics, eight distribution centers and two support centers.
Job Summary: As a Petco Grooming Salon Leader in the Salon Accelerator Program, you will be responsible for leading and managing the grooming salon operations to provide exceptional grooming services for our beloved pets. Your primary objective will be to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction, promote a positive work environment, and drive salon performance. You will oversee a team of professional groomers and support staff, ensuring they deliver excellent grooming services while maintaining the salon’s cleanliness and safety standards. This role requires strong leadership, exceptional customer service skills, and a passion for animals.
This position is a role in the Grooming Salon Accelerator program. The program aims to revitalize underperforming salons and drive sales growth. You will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, building and leading a team of grooming partners and driving exceptional customer experiences. During the 90 program period, this position will receive a competitive fixed wage. Upon l completion of the program period, you will be eligible to transition to a Grooming Salon Leader with an incentive-based compensation structure.
Your Petco Grooming Career:
Competitive base pay, plus opportunity for incentive pay
Medical, dental, vision and more
401k and more
Paid Time Off
All the supplies & equipment you need, including, clippers, blades, shears, shampoo, sprays, tools, etc.
State of the art equipment, including bathing system, kennels, tables, and dryers
Career development and growth opportunities, such as a Grooming Salon Leader, Grooming Mentor and Grooming Instructor
1. Salon Operations Management:
Oversee day-to-day operations of the grooming salon, ensuring smooth and efficient workflows.
Coordinate grooming appointments, manage scheduling, and optimize grooming capacity.
Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and safety guidelines.
Monitor and manage salon inventory, including grooming supplies
2. Team Leadership and Development:
Recruit, hire, train, and supervise a team of groomers and support staff.
Provide ongoing coaching, feedback, and performance evaluations to salon team members.
Foster a positive and collaborative work environment that encourages teamwork and professional growth.
Conduct regular training sessions to enhance grooming skills and stay up to date with industry trends.
3. Customer Service and Relationship Building:
Provide exceptional customer service by addressing client inquiries, concerns, and requests.
Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, ensuring their satisfaction and loyalty.
Proactively resolve any customer issues or complaints related to grooming services.
Utilize customer feedback to improve salon operations and enhance the overall customer experience.
4. Quality Assurance and Safety Standards:
Ensure grooming services adhere to Petco’s quality and safety standards.
Perform quality checks to maintain grooming excellence and consistency.
Stay updated on industry grooming techniques, trends, and best practices.
Maintain cleanliness and organization of the salon, ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for pets and staff.
5. Performance Tracking and Reporting:
Monitor salon performance metrics, including revenue, grooming appointments, and customer satisfaction.
Analyze data and generate reports to identify areas of improvement and develop action plans.
Collaborate with the store management team to meet sales targets and salon objectives.
Implement strategies to drive salon growth, increase customer base, and enhance profitability.
• Previous experience in pet grooming, salon management, or a related field.
• Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop a team.
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Strong organizational and time management abilities.
• Knowledge of grooming techniques, breed standards, and pet care products.
• Ability to handle and groom pets of all sizes and temperaments.
• Proficiency in computer systems and salon management software.
• Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
If you are passionate about pets, have a strong background in grooming, and possess exceptional leadership skills, we invite you to join our team as a Petco Grooming Salon Manager. Help us create a safe and enjoyable grooming experience for our furry friends and their owners while driving salon success and customer satisfaction.
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification.
The pay range(s) below are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.
$20.00 – $30.00
Hourly or Salary Range will be reflected above. Exact rate of pay will be based on position, location, and experience level. For a more detailed overview of Petco Total Rewards, including health and financial benefits, 401K, incentives, and PTO -see