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Retail Sales Assistant and Grooming Assistant

Maxi Zoo IrelandDublinPart-time

Maxi Zoo Ireland are driven by the desire to make the life of pets and pets owners simpler, better and happier. To achieve this, we work hard, accept responsibility and seek every opportunity to learn about pets and customers.

Are you passionate about pets and learning? Join our team and learn more with Maxi Zoo Ireland.

 We are recruiting for a Groomer/Sales Assistant  to join our Leopardstown store.  Applicants must be flexible to work across all weekdays and weekends. 

The Role:

Grooming a variety of different dog breeds

Reporting to the Store Manager

Efficient scheduling of grooming appointments

Provide excellent customer and animal care

Manage and monitor high standards within the Grooming Salon.

Excellent time management during busy periods and a proactive approach during off-peak times, helping colleagues on the shop floor and serving customers.

All employees are expected to continuously learn and develop about pets, customers and the retailing industry. 

The successful candidate will provide a friendly, efficient and polite service by welcoming and approaching each customer

The role will involve sharing your skills and knowledge with customers to ensure their pets are receiving the best possible care

The candidate will become familiar with the customer’s needs and requirements through building a strong, trusting rapport.

Each employee will ensure that he/she is familiar with all products and services on offer

Responsibility for the store cleanliness will be shared among all team members

The role of Retail Assistant will involve sales and targets with the pets needs at the forefront of everything we do. Maxi Zoo Ireland advocates responsible pet ownership and advises that a sale should be refused if it does not match the companies beliefs

The employee will ensure that appropriate till and cash procedures is followed at all times

The successful candidate will play an active role in his/her own career development


The candidate must have the following:


A passion for animal grooming is essential

Must demonstrate a high level of knowledge of the Grooming Industry

A relevant grooming qualification (FETAC 6 in Professional Grooming or equivalent) or minimum two years professional grooming experience is essential

The candidate must be capable of generating business for the Grooming Salon


Why join us?

  • An opportunity to grow with Europe’s biggest pet retailer
  • A chance to work in an environment where employees and customers share the same passion for animal
  • Continuous learning through our induction plan, e-learning academy, classroom training environment and peak development plan
  • Hourly rate of pay with a performance-related bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Discount – 40% discount that can be used within each store
  • Career progression


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