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pet groomer owner operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • I have great people skills and get along with everyone.
  • I work well with a level head in stressful situations.
  • I learn quickly and like to move into better positions that become available.
  • I am always pushing myself to improve my productivity.
  • I work quickly and proficiently.
  • I am flexible.
Education
Paloma's College San Marcos, CA, Expected in Associate of Arts : General Studies - GPA :
Work History
Worlds Of Fun - Pet Groomer/Owner/Operator
Sandusky, OH, 04/2000 - 08/2015
  • Managed day-to-day business operations.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • Trained and motivated employees to perform daily business functions.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by managing budgets, accounts and costs.
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Created and monitored promotional approaches to increase sales and profit levels.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial reports in QuickBooks.
  • Remained up-to-date on current trends and attended industry trade shows and markets to view and order inventory.
  • Optimized team hiring, training and performance.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Monitored market conditions to set accurate product pricing and take advantage of emerging trends.
  • Assessed supplier quality to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational performance.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Established, optimized and enforced business policies to maintain consistency and high-quality standards across industry operations.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
Worlds Of Fun - Server
Buena Park, CA, 06/1996 - 03/2000
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
Heavenly Acres Horse Rescue And Rehabilitation - Non Profit Horse Rescue / Owner / Operator
City, STATE, 06/1988 - 09/1998


  • Consulted with clients on surrendering their horse and matching potential adopters with the right animal.
  • Assessed and evaluated every animal for training, vet care, and temperament.
  • Retrained and exercised adoptable horse.
  • Built structures and housing for animals.
  • Arranged visits to the ranch with Girl Scouts for educational experiences.
  • Ran all aspects of advertising for adoptable horses.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations.
  • Had great relations with local racetracks to take unwanted race horses.
  • Ran all aspects of vehicle, horse trailer and horse equipment purchases.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by managing budgets, accounts and costs.
Vintage Tea Room - Server
City, STATE, 03/1985 - 10/1987
  • Cultivated warm relationships with regular customers.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items.
  • Explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Bussed and reset tables to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Used slow periods to restock supplies, ice, trays and delivery bags.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Maintained thorough menu knowledge to sufficiently answer questions regarding menu item sourcing, ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Answered customers' questions, recommended items and recorded order information.
  • Collected payment for food and drinks served, balanced cash receipts and maintained accurate cash drawer.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Moved and set up seating, prepared extra silverware and [Action] prior to arrival of large groups.
  • Scheduled numerous reservations and managed seating arrangements simultaneously in high-traffic [Type] restaurant while maintaining calm, professional demeanor.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Paloma's College

Job Titles Held:

  • Pet Groomer/Owner/Operator
  • Server
  • Non Profit Horse Rescue / Owner / Operator
  • Server

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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