This position is for an experienced groomer. We do not mind how many years you've been grooming (although it is considered) so long as you show good skill as a groomer.

LOCATION: 69 Andeson Street, Yarraville, Vic (Inner-West Melbourne)

HOURS: 8-4pm Monday to Friday (No Weekends)

PAY: Pay based on Renumeration. We are able to transparently discuss the rate upon application and observing skill level.

SUPPLIES: All equipment is supplied for groomers (including scissors, blades, dyes, products.) Unless you wish to use your own.


  • Potential for growth - whether it be in grooming skills, role position, personal growth, online presence or anything else in the petcare space
  • 15% off products in store
  • Free Uncanny Animals grooming products and merch
  • Free entry to grooming competitions and shows
  • Payment plans for external upskilling and workshops
  • Free access to our personal events such as Christmas Photos


  • Reliable
  • Positive, friendly attitude
  • Takes pride in their work and is encouraging of others
  • Good communicator with fellow team members
  • Is considerate of others
  • Takes initiative


  • Ability to work with dogs of all sizes and temperaments
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to groom with extension combs and scissor work e.g. "teddy bear" style
  • Ability to do traditional styling on common breeds e.g. Schnauzer, Westie etc.
  • Uses gentle, considered and safe handling techniques 
  • Knows how to de-mat painlessly, fluff dry and line brush
  • We have a full time receptionist so there is only a small amount of customer interaction in this role however, friendly interaction with customers is a requirement.


The following are not required but people with these skills makes us excited!

  • Knows how to groom to the breed standard on a large number of dogs.
  • Can hand-strip
  • High quality hand scissor work
  • Knows how to "create content" for social media. This can be as simple as taking nice photos, creating reels, or having a digitally creative flare.
  • Any extra qualifications or courses completed e.g. fear-free training, workshops, certificates
  • Extra bonus points if you can groom cats!

All applications are to be sent to with the email description "JOB APPLICATION - GROOMER"

Please include and CV and a cover letter.

Please consider including the following in your CV:

  • Name and Contact details (phone number, email, suburb of residential address.)
  • Previous Work Experience
  • Your experience with animals generally. This can include pets, volunteer work, causes you've been a part of etc.
  • Referees we can contact
  • Reference photos of previous work. Please include a minimum of 4 photos showing different grooms
  • Social media handles if you have any dedicated pages for grooming

Please include the following in your Cover Letter:

  • Detail why you'd like this position and any future ambitions
  • Your availability including how soon you could commence work, how many hours you'd like to work, and what days and times best suit you if you do not wish to work full time.