Salon Assistant - The Groomery

Location: Manhattan, NY (670 Columbus - Upper West Side The Groomery)

Job Description


The Groomery by PetSmart is a new approach to make our clients’ pets look ready for the runway. A stand-alone salon with a spa-inspired design, the Groomery will provide upscale and innovative grooming services to the city’s most stylish pets. We are looking for a dedicated and passionate team of associates to create a personalized salon experience that is as unique as the pet itself. Join us for this new and exciting opportunity!


Join our team as a Receptionist / Salon Assistant


As a Receptionist/ Salon Assistant, you will warmly welcome pets and pet parents into the salon. You’ll build trust with our clients by providing exceptional customer service throughout their visit, ensuring that they—and their pets! —have a great experience while at the Groomery.


As the Receptionist / Salon Assistant, you will:

  • Perform check in and out procedures for grooming appointments, process applicable paperwork, manage the cash register and schedule grooming appointments.
  • Merchandise and restock the pet products, assisting clients with purchasing the right product
  • Maintain a clean and safe salon environment for humans and pets
  • Collaborate with leadership on other duties as needed


We look forward to seeing your application to join our Groomery Team!

This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associates assigned to this job perform. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. You will be provided a copy of a job description for the actual position you are hired in to.

PetSmart is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetics, and protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

The employer will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.




The following knowledge, skills, abilities are necessary to be successful in this job:

  • Knowledge of customer service principles.
  • Knowledge of basic business math.
  • Knowledge of safety policies, laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of cash handling.
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with superiors and coworkers.
  • Ability to use registers, phones, computers, and scheduling software to assist Pet Parents.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.


Education and Experience

Demonstrated competencies required for this job are most often acquired through the following practical experience and level of academic education and/or training as suggested below.

Education/Training: High school diploma or GED is preferred.

Experience: Some prior customer service experience.


Certifications and Licenses

Must possess or be able to acquire the following certification(s) and/or licenses:

  • None.