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Animal Attendant Team Leader – Beau’s Pet Hotel SA

Animal Attendant Team Leader – Beau’s Pet Hotel

Full time and Part time positions available
Values driven organisation, fun & supportive team environment
Adelaide Airport precinct location

Beau’s is a brand new state of the art Pet Hotel that offers a safe and loving holiday experience for pets. Upon opening our doors to the public on 28 August 2017, the profits from Beau’s Pet Hotel will be returned to Guide Dogs SA/NT to enhance the lives of people living with disability.

We are now seeking 2 x skilled and qualified Animal Attendant Team Leaders to supervise day to day operations and provide exceptional care to dogs, cats and a variety of small animals staying at Beau’s Pet Hotel. The 2 positions are as follows:

1 x Full time, Monday – Friday (weekday) Animal Attendant Team Leader
1 x Part time, Saturday – Sunday (weekend) Animal Attendant Team Leader

The responsibilities of the Animal Attendant Team Leader include;

  • Providing supervision and support to Animal Attendants in day to day animal husbandry including cleaning, feeding, medicating and grooming
  • Performing daily checks, reporting and other operational duties
  • Managing and providing enrichment activities and specialised care to all pet guests
  • Supervising Doggy Daycare
  • Providing basic first aid to animals where required
  • Providing high level communication to managers and team members
  • Working as an integral member of the Beau’s team
  • Delivering memorable customer service


It is important to us that our Animal Attendant Team Leaders have tertiary qualifications in companion animal care or equivalent, previous experience in a supervisory or leadership role and the flexibility to work across a 7 day rotating roster, including weekends and public holidays. Demonstrated animal handling skills in a kennel, cattery or shelter environment will also be highly regarded.

For a copy of the Position Description, visit the Guide Dogs SA/NT website,

Dog Trainer/Animal Handler – Melbourne


  • ●  $38k salary (plus superannuation)
  • ●  Full-time, permanent position
  • ●  Company vehicle
  • ●  Busy, autonomous role
  • ●  Inner southeast Melbourne location
  • ●  8.00am – 4.00 pm (5 days per week roster)
  • ●  4 weeks paid annual leave

We are a leading pet care business operating in the inner eastern suburbs of Melbourne. We are growing our services and looking for a relaxed, happy, career animal care professional with proven experience in the pet industry. Candidates with dog training qualification or equivalent will be considered favourably.

Experience with working with dogs is essential as the role requires exercising and socialising clients’ dogs in group (pack) situations in shared public spaces. Having theoretical knowledge of behavioural science is important for safe and effective animal handling. You will mostly be operating unaccompanied closely supported the Operations Manager and Head Trainer and by a team of 12 dog trainers/handlers.

Woofers has a friendly work environment and this role promises a fantastic opportunity for the right person whom has an unrestricted right to work in Australia .


Senior Dog Groomer – Melbourne

Senior Dog Groomer - Melbourne

  • ●  Busy, diverse, fun environment
  • ●  Full time or Contractor role. (Tuesday to Saturday)
  • ●  Excellent remuneration (relative to experience) $45k+ p/a
  • ●  Contractor or full time position available


We are a leading pet care business looking for a fun and happy professional with exceptional dog handling and grooming skills that has proven experience in a high end salon.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • ●  Extensive salon experience (preferably 5+ yrs)
  • ●  Experience in working with a small team
  • ●  Good work history and appropriate referees
  • ●  Exceptional time management
  • ●  Attention to detail
  • The grooming team have the support of a dedicated in-house team including front of house staff to manage all bookings and marketing.

A friendly work environment and a favourable remuneration package promises a fantastic opportunity for the right person.

All applicants must be able to work in Australia without restriction.  For more information or to apply email



Customer Service Representative required – Western Pet Supplies

Western Pet Supplies, based in Prestons (Liverpool – South West Sydney), is a leading wholesaler of pet food and accessories to the pet specialty channel throughout Australia.

We are looking for a Customer Service Representative to join our growing team and manage our online 3PL partners.

Responsibilities and tasks:

  • To ensure the optimum planning and satisfaction of customer orders and customer needs in the most efficient way;
  • Respond to order & product queries both via email and over the phone;
  • Maintain comprehensive and up to date knowledge of product ranges, relevant processes, and policies;
  • Professional effective communication with key stakeholders both internally and externally;
  • Enhance customer satisfaction by continuously improving the understanding of customer needs.

Required skills and attributes:

  • Extensive knowledge of pets and current pet care product;
  • A positive “can-do” attitude with a high level of initiative;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively;
  • Excellent complaint and conflict handling skills;
  • A keen eye for detail; and
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Exposure to online platforms such as Magento will be beneficial, however is not essential.

A permanent full time position is available after three months’ trial.

Please send your resume to, attention: Alana Cunneen.

Canine Trainer Required


About the role

Newcastle Pet Resort (NPR) is a leader in Dog Boarding, Doggy Daycare and Dog Training in the Hunter Region NSW

We are currently recruiting for a permanent / casual Balanced Canine Trainer to join the team at NPR. The successful applicant should be confident, polite and has good dog training skills.  Will be responsible for the delivery of various group training classes for clients and their pets and providing individual social / behavioural / obedience training for specific clients and their animals.

Role duties & responsibilities

  • enhance the reputation of NPR as the preferred provider of animal social / behaviour/ obedience training by assisting with the delivery of animal training classes, to meet the needs of the owner and their pet
  • contribute to building the NPR reputation in delivering best practice training programs, through the effective delivery of general and specific behavioural and training advice based on up-to-date, balance reinforcement based techniques
  • contribute to the continual improvement and development of the dog training syllabus through review and feedback to the Head Canine Trainer
  • ensure the values and direction of NPR are met by effectively consulting and communicating with NPR co-workers and management, along with being actively involved in maintaining a safe workplace.

Skills & experience required

  • sound dog training skills and experience with a variety of ages and class types
  • experience and a passion for balanced reinforcement training techniques
  • ability to work confidently in a team environment and autonomously as required
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to engage with a variety of different people
  • strong organisation, time management and problem solving skills
  • proven ability to consistently achieve quality results

Please do not reply to this advert if you do not have a dog training qualification. We would prefer a trainer that has completed the National Dog Training Federation course or is on their way to completing the course.

Please email your CV with your full qualifications and experience to:





Franchise Operations Coordinator Wanted


Luxury dog grooming spa and retail boutique

DOGUE is bringing the finest in canine style and care to Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra through its eight gorgeous boutiques. Experience the DOGUE Difference: Confidence, Style, Fashion and Fun!

We are a dynamic, canine obsessed, small company with big dreams and keen to receive Expressions of Interest from passionate and skilled individuals that are excited to be part of DOGUE HQ in Sydney.


This is a critical role for the performance of our entire store network. Working closely with the Franchising and Brand Director, and the CEO, you must be ready and able to deliver the most superior and caring customer experience. Key duties that you will be involved in:

  • Store operations and performance support.
  • New store on-boarding support: training and store set-up
  • Compliance and quality assurance monitoring and assessment
  • POS systems implementation and operational support
  • Franchisee and staff recruitment support
  • Local area marketing.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 3 years management experience in retail and/or service environment. Ideally pet industry experience.
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to take responsibility and exercise sound judgement.
  • High level attention to detail and ability to manage field operation and performance processes efficiently and effectively.
  • Good working knowledge and confidence with POS and CRM systems, MS Excel and Word.

If you are eager to join this exciting team and be part of DOGUE’s national expansion agenda, we would love to hear from you. DOGUE offers ongoing training and development, and rewards motivated team members well!

Expression of Interest Submission Guidelines

Please send your cover letter and resume to Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Full Time Groomer Wanted

Dogue Gunghalin ACT is looking for a full time experienced groomer to attend to all Spa grooming activities, daily spa and day care operations

To be consider for the role you should have:

  • Minimum 4 years dog grooming experience
  • Breed-specific clipping skill-set
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • A desire to deliver customer experience excellence
  • Certificate III in Pet Grooming or industry experience equivalent
  • Creative Grooming certifications are desirable but not essential

If you think you have the expertise to grow and thrive in this role, we would love to hear from you. Please forward your CV and cover letter to DOGUE Gungahlin – Gungahlin@Dogue.Com.Au

Experienced Dog Groomer Wanted

Dogue Wahroona is seeking the services of an experienced dog groomer.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Minimum 3 years dog grooming experience
  • Breed-specific clipping skill-set
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • A desire to deliver customer experience excellence
  • Certificate III in Pet Grooming or industry experience equivalent
  • Creative Grooming certifications are desirable but not essential
  • Japanese speaking skills are considered an asset

If you think you have the expertise to grow and thrive in this role, we would love to hear from you. Please forward your CV and cover letter to DOGUE Franchising –


Dog Groomer wanted – Belmont Avenue Vet Hospital – WA


Dog groomer wanted!!

We are currently looking for a part-time dog groomer at Belmont Avenue Vet Hospital WA.

Applicants must be experienced and capable of grooming a minimum of 6 dogs per day.

Call 0411069622/08 9277 4966 for further information or email resume to

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