If you’re both an animal lover and a people person, a position in one of our stores might be a great fit. We’re looking for people with a strong commitment to helping pets and their parents experience their very best lives together. When you join us, you’ll be part of a great team, working together to achieve sales goals while doing work you truly love
Provide guests with exceptional customer service by being the subject matter expert on all products, nutrition, services, in-store promotions, local community events and other areas of animal care and wellness. Promotes the guest experience journey and a culture that consistently delivers the Petco guest brand experience. Through the lens of our Petco Co-Values, the Guest Experience Leader will be the catalyst, champion, and role model for all relationship building touch points with Petco guests. Mentors all store partners in the delivery of GUEST+ engagements to support and drive guest experiences and create Petco Promoters. Ensures the health, welfare and proper care of all live animals. The Guest Advisor may be a ‘key holder’ and Leader on Duty (LOD) on a limited basis as needed.
The incumbent must be able to consistently perform all the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Adheres to Veterinary Protocol for all sick animals.
Acts as a personal shopper/information center for customers as they enter the store and be 100% focused on customer service.
Provides quick and courteous service to all Petco guests and their pets, by determining their needs and sharing product knowledge to suggest the appropriate merchandise and services.
Maintains knowledge of pet-related events/resources and related costs within the community including dog parks, dog or cat shows, pet-friendly hotels, etc.
Maintains job related knowledge and express a passion about animal welfare and display integrity in the work area.
Maintains familiarity of all new products and services in order to be able to engage with customers regarding new product and services features and benefits.
Responds to inquiries politely and professionally regarding products, services and pricing via the telephone.
Informs guests of upcoming adoption events and explain our Think Adoption First philosophy.
Maintains knowledge and expertise of all Partners in order to reference them as a resource as needed, to deliver an optimal the guest experience.
Maintains familiarity with current store promotions and special services.
Maintains currency of seasonal training activities, such as flea and tick periods, pet summer safety, holiday promotions, etc. when applicable.
Provides quick and courteous service to all customers by utilizing GUEST+ engagements
Ensures Petco operational standards are maintained throughout the store.
Ensures that the store is opened and / or closed as a ‘key holder’ in accordance with established policies and procedures.
As required, assists with evaluating staffing levels on scheduled shifts to determine and ensure appropriate staffing.
As required provides functional guidance to store partners, to include assignment delegation, instruction, and follow-through.
On a limited basis may be required to advise the leadership team of any pertinent issues.
As need and while performing as a Leader on Duty will all partners. Provide guidance and training as needed. Provide input to performance evaluations for all partners as required.
The majority of job duties are conducted indoors, although merchandise receiving, merchandise carry-outs, or stock balancing will require leaving the store briefly. This position requires bending, kneeling, moving merchandise and standing for long periods of time. Must be able to lift 50 lbs and pull 2000 lbs utilizing material handling equipment. Improper use of safety equipment and/or not following proper lifting techniques may pose of risk of injury to customers, pets, and store personnel. Follow all safety precautions and procedures.
Education and Experience