GROOMING TECHNICIAN

Plainfield, IL

GROOMING TECHNICIAN – full-time employment

Join our team and become a professional Pet Stylist! 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!

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 Technician you'll receive:

  • Highly competitive hourly wage (30-40 hours/week)
  • Professional Grooming Tool Kit
  • Health, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • Employee Discount
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Paragon Grooming School Training


What you need:

  • No experience necessary
  • Learn proper grooming techniques for all breeds of dogs 
  • Be able to participate in an on-line learning program
  • Work a flexible schedule with some evenings, weekends, and holidays 
  • Comply to the salon safety policies and company handbook
  • 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


What you will do:

  • Delight neighbors and pets with grooming services, like brushing, bathing, and conditioning
  • Ensure the wellness and safety of furry patrons at all times
  • Develop relationships with pet parents by understanding their needs and recommending products and services that will keep their pet healthy and happy
  • Perform routine cleaning to keep the grooming environment fun and inviting


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 supplies for dogs, cats, small animals, birds, reptiles and fish, 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.