professional dog groomer resume example with 19+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Hardworking General Laborer with a dependable and reliable nature. Motivated to get along well with others and exceed expectations.

  • Safety behaviors expertise
  • Standard operating procedures understanding
  • Forklift driving
  • Record keeping abilities
  • Consistent work history
  • Direct labor crew training
  • Strong communication skills
  • Deadline driven
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Hiring and staffing
  • Dependable independent worker
  • Organizational strengths
  • Timely project completion
  • Safety understanding
  • Customer service skills
  • Customer service experience
  • Friendly and hardworking
  • High school diploma
  • Excellent driving record
  • Good at following instructions
  • Establishing goals and setting priorities
  • Detail-oriented
Education and Training
Medina Dog Grooming Medina, OH, Expected in : - GPA :
Brown Mackie College Findlay, OH, Expected in : Practical Nursing - GPA :
The Ohio State University Bowling Green, OH, Expected in Servsafe Food Safety Training Level Two Manager : Food Industry - GPA :
  • SafeServ Certified: Level two- Manager
  • Dog Groomer
Post Ranch Inn - Professional Dog Groomer
Big Sur, CA, 11/2015 - Current
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Walked animals outside for potty breaks 8 times per shift to avoid accidents in play areas and on bedding.
  • Adhered to all pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions while providing care.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Met with pet owners, explained lodging, grooming and daily care services and cross-sold specialty products like bows, ribbons, pet toys and treats.
  • Consulted with clients about desired cuts and styles for individual animals.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Bathed, dried and groomed over 10 animals each day.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Brushed coat, cut nails and cleaned ears to promote animal health and wellness.
Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Restaurant Manager
Hauppauge, NY, 05/2019 - 11/2019
  • Identified, investigated and corrected operational issues such as inventory waste or theft to keep business operating at optimal levels.
  • Trained workers in every position, including food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles.
  • Monitored business levels and realigned team positions to provide optimal coverage for customer demands.
  • Initiated negotiations regarding vendor contracts and kept updated records of contracts.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Communicated well and used strong interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships with guests and employees.
  • Managed accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Maintained cleanliness and sanitation across all food service, storage, and preparation stations.
  • Regularly updated computer systems with new pricing and daily food specials.
  • Prepared weekly payroll to keep up with projected weekly revenue.
  • Coached team members on food safety and sanitation processes, customer service, menu education and up-selling techniques to drive revenue.
Best Buy Distribution Center - Warehouse Associate
City, STATE, 08/2001 - 11/2015
  • Inspected and moved products to designated areas in warehouse.
  • Unloaded freight using pallet jacks to transport heavy items to locations in warehouse.
  • Staged products between receiving, storage and shipping areas to accurately transfer items.
  • Maintained accurate and current order and shipment forms, inventory documentation and customer records.
  • Inventoried items with daily cycle counts and monthly audits, investigating discrepancies to keep data accurate.
  • Operated forklifts and other transportation vehicles to move merchandise to and from target destinations.
  • Counted and stocked merchandise as specified by inventory control log.
  • Received, stored, and shipped goods and materials.
  • Rotated goods in inventory by following “first in, first out” approach to keep shelves organized and well-stocked.
  • Exceeded specific team goal by partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and obstacles, moving cartons and boxes to keep all aisles free of clutter for ease of movement.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, moved boxes to staging area, sorted items and transported to final storage locations.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Medina Dog Grooming
  • Brown Mackie College
  • The Ohio State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Professional Dog Groomer
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Warehouse Associate


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Servsafe Food Safety Training Level Two Manager

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