Petco Careers – Aquatics Specialist

Website Petco

Job Description:

To 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. The position will also be responsible for the achievement of the store’s budgeted sales goals by driving sales in the aquatic life areas. This will be accomplished by effectively assisting customers in the proper selection of aquatic life and merchandise in accordance with their specific needs. This position will receive day to day direction and coaching from the Companion Animal Department Manager. This job is composed of a variety of different tasks that are covered by operational guidelines. Individual judgment is occasionally required to complete assigned tasks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Have a strong interest in animal welfare and possess a high level of knowledge of aquatic life care and husbandry.
  • Maintain honesty and integrity in the work area
  • Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with emphasis on company interests
  • Move merchandise up to 50 pounds
  • Be comfortable and proficient handling and caring for aquatic life of various types and species
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes such as caring for aquatic life, maintaining proper water quality, setting up an maintaining displays and merchandise kits for sale and placing aquatic life orders
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Qualification & Experience:

  • In addition to having a professional appearance and demeanor, applicants must also demonstrate a keen and genuine interest in animals and their care.
  • Interpersonal and verbal communication skills are necessary due to the nature of interaction with the public and other associates and management within the store.
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with and/or caring for aquatic life, both freshwater and saltwater is required for this position.
  • Qualified applicants will possess a high level of knowledge of aquatic life care and an aptitude for basic sales techniques.

Job Details:

Company: Petco

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Chico, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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