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Lead Groomer

Jobs Description


About the Role: The Lead Groomer is an integral position at Scenthound, offering expert grooming knowledge, providing leadership to a team of groomers and bathers, and facilitating training for new groomers.


About Us: Scenthound is not your typical dog grooming shop. We are a revolutionary concept disrupting an outdated industry focused on the dog’s overall health and wellness, not only haircuts! Our membership-based business model allows dogs to receive routine maintenance and consistent care. At Scenthound, we are a culture-driven, highly collaborative team that prioritizes dog and employee safety. Through our North Star and values, we inspire the dog-human connection by helping dog parents maintain clean, healthy dogs

Areas of Responsibility

Groom to Scenthound standards while providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the grooming and bathing teams

Create an environment conducive to learning, open communication, and teamwork

Teach new groomers the Scenthound standards; provide ongoing coaching and mentorship

Identify when/ where help is needed and provide assistance to keep Scenter on schedule

Ensure the safety of dogs and team members at all times

Adhere to Scenthound sanitary and cleaning practices

Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Scenter Manager


Education / Experience Requirements

At least 1 year of grooming experience or graduation from a grooming school

Knowledge of dog breeds, their grooming and care standards, and tools of the trade

Strength to lift to 70 pounds; stamina to stand for long periods

Reliable transportation

Willingness to work in a smoke-free environment



A competitive compensation plan that includes bonuses, tips, and paid vacation

Merit-based pay increases

Career growth path to other leadership positions

Free Scenthound memberships and swag

How to Apply

Apply online.