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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
  • Hard-working and success driven professional with 10+ years of experience and a proven knowledge of animal care and welfare, asset management, and successful entrepreneurship. Aiming to leverage my skills to successfully complete any task necessary while helping to fine tune my own abilities in a veterinary environment to better help the animals of Bryan/College Station.
  • Entrepreneurial Owner with experience and solid history of business success. Built operations from ground up with strategic and scalable approaches. Well-oriented to quickly identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Compassionate Animal Control Officer looking to tackle new responsibilities and build upon skills. Handling aggressive and non-aggressive wild and domestic animals. Adept with clerical work required for daily tasks that are necessary for keeping up to date information on reports.
Skills
  • Task delegation
  • Bookkeeping
  • New business development
  • Team building and leadership
  • Issue resolution
  • Employee coaching
  • Local ordinances knowledge
  • Domestic animal capturing
  • Familiarity with animal behaviors
  • Animal behavior management techniques
  • Animal breeds knowledge
  • Working collaboratively
  • Team management
  • Work ethic
  • Teambuilding
  • Supervision
Experience
Owner/Head Groomer, 01/2018 to Current
Vca Antech, Inc.Quinton, VA,
  • Direct or coordinate an organization's financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Negotiate or approve contracts or agreements with suppliers, distributors, federal or state agencies, or other organizational entities.
  • Organize or approve promotional campaigns.
  • Gather and organize information to plan advertising campaigns.
  • Confer with clients to provide marketing or technical advice.
  • Direct, motivate, and monitor the mobilization of a team to advance campaign goals.
  • Prepare budgets and submit estimates for program costs as part of campaign plan development.
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
  • Process payroll information.
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Trained teams on specific operations and requirements for each job site, including applicable procedures and techniques.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Promoted store offerings through newspaper advertisements, catalogs and brochures to attract new customers.
  • Hired and mentored core start-up team, working to outline initial company policies and procedures.
  • Hosted fundraising events for various charities to boost brand awareness and community engagement.
  • Recruited exceptional job candidates via diverse traditional and digital routes for suitability for key positions.
  • Introduced complete onboarding and training programs, surpassing established team sale targets and employee retention goals.
Groomer, 02/2021 to 07/2021
Vca Antech, Inc.Ramona, CA,
  • Clean and maintain kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Provide emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.
  • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
  • Consulted with owners and made recommendations on individual grooming needs of pets.
  • Bathed and groomed approximately 8-10 animals per 8-hour shift.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Used caution with aggressive or stressed pets and helped administer sedation when required to complete necessary grooming requirements with both dogs and cats
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection using appropriate chemicals.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Assessed incoming pets, observed coat conditions and recommended shave-down, dematting or other services to perfectly fit breed standards.
  • Greeted and checked clients in and out and kept salon schedule flowing accurately day-to-day.
  • Answered salon phones, made appointments, interacted with veterinarians and technicians and collaborated with team to help salon management build successful operation.
  • Groomed pets thoroughly, including bathing, brushing, nail filing and clipping, ear cleaning and gland expression and expertly used and cared for shears, clippers and other tools.
  • Identified and addressed difficult pet or owner challenges with professional demeanor.
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Treated superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Identified animal health concerns and discussed problems with owners.
  • Administered treatments to sick or injured animals and consulted veterinarians to handle more complex concerns.
Groomer, 08/2016 to 10/2017
Vca Antech, Inc.Ray Brook, NY,
  • Breed Specific Clips for Dogs.
  • Cat Grooming and Bathing.
  • Corporate Sales.
  • Customer Service.
Groomer, 02/2011 to 06/2016
Wiggles And WagsCity, STATE,
  • Record information relating feeding schedules, appearance, and behavior.
  • Perform office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.
  • Exercise animals or provide them with companionship.
  • Groom, trim, or clip animals' coats.
  • Write reports, maintain research information, or perform clerical duties.
  • Perform accounting duties, such as bookkeeping, billing customers for services, or maintaining inventories.
  • Consulted with owners and made recommendations on individual grooming needs of pets.
  • Bathed approximately 10-20 animals per 8-hour shift.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Laundered soiled animal bedding immediately to reduce infection using appropriate chemicals.
  • Assessed incoming pets, observed coat conditions and recommended shave-down, dematting or other services to perfectly fit breed standards.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Identified and addressed difficult pet or owner challenges with professional demeanor.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 09/2012 to TEXAS STATE GED - Bryan, TX
GPA:
: , Expected in 10/2021 to Basic ACO Course - Hutto, TX,
GPA:
  • Completed the required Basic Animal Control Officer training course
  • Learned about different tools required for handling and impounding sick, injured, abandoned or homeless animals
  • Acquired the knowledge of the Laws and Ordinances on Rabies Control
  • Reviewed the different chapters of the DSHS, TAC, and HSC and the rules and regulations behind them
  • Educated on the requirements for rabid animals and the processing and submission of a rabid specimen
: , Expected in 10/2021 to Euthanasia Technician Training - Galveston, TX,
GPA:
  • Acquired the knowledge of proper euthanasia protocols
  • Assessed dogs who are eligible for euthanasia
  • Reviewed and tested on the laws and regulations of euthanasia drugs
  • Gained practical experience handling dogs and procedures for delivering euthanasia
: , Expected in 10/2021 to Chemical Capture, Bite Stick And Pepper Spray Cert - Arlington, TX,
GPA:
  • Gained the knowledge required to carry a Bite stick and how to properly use one in the field
  • Learned about the different brands and uses of Tranquilizer darts and guns and How to properly access what kind of situation would require them
  • Educated on the use of Pepper spray in the field and how to safely use it
  • Also gained knowledge on Stun guns or Taser use and how it can be useful or not in defending yourself against aggressive animals
Certifications
AKC S.A.F.E Certified Groomer AKC S.A.F.E Certified Salon Head,

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • TEXAS STATE GED
  • Basic ACO Course
  • Euthanasia Technician Training
  • Chemical Capture, Bite Stick And Pepper Spray Cert

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner/Head Groomer
  • Groomer
  • Groomer
  • Groomer

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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