At Petco, their dedication to pets and their parents goes far beyond providing the finest pet food and pet care products. They’re also committed to enhancing the people-pet bond by offering exceptional services to help ensure that pets look–and act–their very best, too. Right now, Petco has over 250 jobs available along the Front Range, from Fort Collins to Pueblo, with over 160 openings in the Denver Metro area.
Here is just a glimpse of what they’re looking for—each title links to just one of the dozens of similar positions that they’re recruiting for right now, so take a look then find the store opening closest to you.
Assistant Store Managers: As a key member of the store leadership team, you will provide critical support to the General Manager in executing and achieving store financial budgets as well as store operation policy and procedures. We’ll also look to you to drive the sales and operation of the store in the absence of the General Manager. This position is directly responsible for meeting or exceeding sales goals, profit measures and expense controls, shrink and safety.
Inventory and Pricing Department Managers: Responsible for assisting the General Manager in achieving the store’s budgeted sales and profit goals. Ensure that all merchandise is accurately received, priced, stocked and backroom is maintained per OSE standards.
Cashiers: You will help achieve store sales goals while helping to provide customers with the products they need for happy and healthy pets. We’re looking to you to provide exceptional customer service as you perform all aspects of point of sale service - cash, credit and check sales, returns and exchanges. This means offering quick and courteous response to those customers who choose to shop with us.
Sales Associates: You will help achieve store sales goals while helping to provide customers with the products they need for happy and healthy pets. You will provide quick and courteous service to all customers by determining their needs and sharing product knowledge to suggest the appropriate merchandise to satisfy them. You will also effectively employ suggestive selling techniques to increase sales. This role also involves completing cash register transactions as well as providing customer carry-out service. Some part-time positions are also available.
UNL Sales Associates (Unleashed by Petco): Success in this role requires continually educating yourself on pets, animal nutrition, pet products and services through classes, on-the-job training, and regular product updates. You’ll also support customers and our success by remaining informed about sales promotions and communicating them to meet customer needs.
Aquatics Specialists: Ensure that proper aquatic care and husbandry is being provided to our aquatic life in the store. Act as the primary resource in their assigned store regarding all aquatic life education and care.
Grooming Assistants: Working under the direction of the Pet Stylist, Grooming Salon Manager or General Manager, you will perform basic grooming services on dogs that do not require a haircut as a part of their grooming service. This may include brushing, bathing, cleaning ears and trimming nails.
About this Examiner: Kathryn Marion is the award-winning author of GRADS: TAKE CHARGE of Your First Year After College!, the most comprehensive resource for navigating the world of work and independent living after graduation, as well as host of the book’s companion resource site, www.GradsTakeCharge.com. The print edition of GRADS: TAKE CHARGE is available through Amazon and other online booksellers. The e-book edition is available through e-junkie.
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