Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

With patient and enduring qualities, I possess the skills necessary to be an erudite dog bather and general pet caretaker with extensive experience in most breeds of dogs and cats. With 2 years of experience in the pet industry and volunteering, I work independently with minimal to no oversight. In addition, my family consists of pet specialists who have and continuously help me enhance my capabilities in all facets of pet industry. I strive to provide clients and their pets with a professional and safe environment.

Expected in 05/XXX2 to to Associate of Arts | Fine Arts Prince George's Community College, Upper Marlboro, MD GPA:
Expected in 06/XXX0 to to High School Diploma | Fairmont Heights High School, Capitol Heights, MD GPA:
Work History
08/XXX1 to Current Dog Grooming Assistant Vera Bradley, Inc. | Roanoke, IN,
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Spoke to customers regarding lodging, grooming, daycare services and pricing and cross-sold additional items.
  • Delivered continuous focus and attention to lodged animals, promoting high level of care and oversight.
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Greeted pet owners and went over available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care.
  • Worked 10 to 5-hour shifts with oversight of 12 animals in kennels or holding pens.
  • Delivered continuous focus and attention to lodged animals, promoting high level of care and oversight
  • Bathed dogs and cats to remove fleas, ticks and other skin parasites
  • Removed undercoat buildup and conducted de-shedding on double-coated animals such as Huskies and Malamutes
  • Trimmed nails using clippers and grinders
  • Dematted dogs and trimmed hair in ears and between paw pads
  • Developed strong personal relationships and trust with dogs through vocal affirmations, petting and pre-approved treats.
  • Administered topical and oral medications for animals' specific needs.
  • Led dogs away from hazards, obstacles and other animals to protect safety.
  • Boosted animal health for the elderly and otherwise unwell by carrying out an optimal feeding and watering schedule.
05/XXX1 to 06/XXX1 Cutco Sales Associate CUTCO | City, STATE,
  • Developed and delivered engaging sales presentations to convey product benefits.
  • Met with existing customers and prospects to discuss business needs and recommend optimal solutions.
  • Created professional sales presentations and seminars to effectively demonstrate product features and competitive advantages.
  • Documented customer interactions using SalesForce to capture data in processing system.
  • Assisted in product placement and visual merchandising, maintaining attractive and inviting appearance.
  • Attended advanced training sessions and conferences to increase product knowledge and productivity.
  • Created and executed reorganization plan, training and development programs and implemented process improvements.
08/XXX0 to 04/XXX1 Store Associate McDonald's | City, STATE,
  • Took orders, prepared meals and collected payments.
  • Provided excellent customer service by greeting customers and meeting quality expectations.
  • Assisted other team members to achieve goals.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete orders.
  • Worked well with teammates and accepted coaching from management team.
  • Worked front counter, drive-thru and other areas as needed.
  • Became familiar with products to answer questions and make suggestions.
  • Adhered to company safety standards, Coast Guard rules, and at-sea rescue procedures.
  • Supported great dining and meal experiences for guests.
  • Checked on dining areas frequently to clean up spills, wipe down tables and restock stations.
  • Operated as full-service food provider in high-energy establishment by taking orders, preparing meals and collecting payments
01/XXX0 to 02/XXX0 Animal Shelter Volunteer Alley Cat Rescue | City, STATE,
  • Observed and monitored over 15 animals for signs of illness or injury to report symptoms and overall animal health to supervisor.
  • Assisted public in claiming lost animals by checking license tags and posting notices on community websites.
  • Provided humane care of domestic and wild animals.
  • Assisted public in claiming lost animals or selecting animals for adoptions.
  • Bathed animals and performed related animal grooming and care in preparation for adoption events.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Improved health of pets by advising owners on optimal approaches.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Work Prioritization
  • Work Planning
  • Originality and Creativity
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Storytelling
  • Teamwork
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, and other Adobe software
  • Experienced in Storyboarding, Character Design, and Visual Development
  • Information Collection and Recording
  • Decision Making
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Compassion
  • Responsible
  • Ethical and honest
  • Microsoft Office
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Artistic Design
  • Fine Arts Theory
  • Independence and Innovation
  • Pet waste removal
  • Facility policies and procedures
  • Tool sanitation methods
  • Food safety measures
  • Customer interaction
  • Operations and procedural knowledge
  • Recordkeeping
  • Cleaning techniques
  • Information Technology High school Program - 2016-2018

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School Attended

  • Prince George's Community College
  • Fairmont Heights High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Grooming Assistant
  • Cutco Sales Associate
  • Store Associate
  • Animal Shelter Volunteer


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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