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Live Animal Specialist

Company: Pet Supplies Plus Williamsburg Lightfoot
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Did you know bearded dragons grow up to 2 feet long? Or that the average lifespan for an umbrella cockatoo is 50 years? Do you live a petcentric life where a day is not complete without an interaction with a pet? Our team members are pet lovers that like to know it all!As a Store Team Member at Pet Supplies Plus, you're pawsitively passionate about people and their pets. Providing exceptional, neighborly service at every opportunity during your work day you will:* stop to help a neighbor select the perfect toy for a terrier that likes to chew* review and compare the ingredient labels of several food brands for a concerned cat parent* fit a squirming dachshund with the perfect harness* educate a sixth grader on bird ownership* stock shelves and ring up neighbors' purchases---all in the face of puppy breath!*A Pet Supplies Plus Live Animal Specialist will likely do it all, but will: ** be responsible for maintaining the health of all animals in the store including birds, small animals, reptiles, fish, and insects* manage the cleanliness and care of all animal habitats and aquariums* create and manage all animal inventory accounts and documents* assist the Store Managers in filing and executing new animal, feeder insect, and fish orders* manage the store's live animal inventory supply lists* coordinate and process inventory deliveries and supply needs* work with our Manager to oversee and facilitate weekly stocking and product rotation* plan and execute daily inventory adjustments and weekly counts* greet neighbors as they browse our live animal habitats* engage and educate neighbors on all supplies and services available for their pets* provide extensive knowledge of animals and their needs including, but not limited to, habitat requirements, cohabitation, sexing, feeding, and overall health informationJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $12.50 - $15.00 per hourBenefits:* Employee discount* Flexible scheduleSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Holidays* Night shift* Weekend availabilityApplication Question(s):* Why are you interested in this position?* What experience do you have in the care of animals such as fish, small animals, reptiles?Education:* High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:* Veterinary Experience: 1 year (Preferred)* Retail sales: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Pet Supplies Plus Williamsburg Lightfoot, Chesapeake , Live Animal Specialist, Hospitality & Tourism , Chesapeake, Virginia

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