Orland Park, IL

PARAGON GROOMING SCHOOL TRAINEE – full-time employment with a  $1000 sign on bonus

Are you a dog lover and looking for a new career?  Our locally owned franchise has partnered with PARAGON GROOMING SCHOOL - one of the top grooming schools in the USA – so you can get paid while you train!

Receive a $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for successfully completely both levels - $500 after each level.

The Grooming Industry is a fast-growing and in need of passionate, pet-loving people, who are interested in a career working with pets. You’ll be working hands-on in our grooming salon accompanied by an online curriculum designed by top educators in the industry. We supply all the learning materials and a professional grooming tool kit too!  


As a  Grooming Trainee, you’ll receive: 

  • Highly competitive hourly wage (30-40 hours/week)
  • Free Professional Grooming Tool Kit
  • One-on-one mentor support throughout training
  • Health, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Discount
  • Advancement Opportunities



  • No experience necessary
  • Be able to participate in an online learning program
  • Work a flexible schedule with some evenings, weekends, and holidays 
  • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time
  • Be 18 years or older with a high school diploma or GED
  • Dog handling experience a plus


About us:

LH Mercantile, LLC is a locally owned franchise of Pet Supplies Plus with 13 locations throughout the Chicago suburbs and Northwest Indiana. Our stores are large enough to house an incredible variety of pet food and, yet small enough to still feel neighborly. Many of our locations also offer self-service pet washes and full-service grooming. What sets us apart is that we offer pet parents a knowledgeable staff, who love pets and are well trained in pet nutrition while still providing outstanding value and incredible convenience.