Careers

Why Work at The Farm?

careersPet care services has become a growing industry as Americans more and more tend to see their pets as a member of the family, and expect them to be treated as such when they are away from home. According to the 2015-2016 APPA National Pet Owners survey, 54.4% of US households have a dog and 42.9% have a cat. These owners want the best for their pets, and The Farm at Natchez Trace has the highest reputation in Middle Tennessee for boarding, daycare, grooming and spa services, and obedience training.

The Farm at Natchez Trace offers employment opportunities for those who wish to apply their love of animals to a career, ranging from the artistic endeavors of pet grooming, to promoting the daily wellness and happiness of our canine and feline guests. The work environment is team-oriented, best suited for those with the ability to show initiative and attention to detail while fulfilling their desire to work with pets.

Employment Opportunities

 

Dog Groomer

We’re growing, growing, GROWING and seeking an experienced groomer to add to our team. We take pride in excellent work, a safe and clean work space, and a drama free environment. We use natural, specially selected products, and creating a positive experience for the pet is our main priority. Willingness to work within our product line, adhere to The Farm dress code, and quality of service guidelines is required. Don’t worry, we aren’t stuffy, but someone open to “The Farm way” is a must.

Work days may vary. Schedule can offer some flexibility on days. Pay for grooming work will be 50% commission plus tips. W-2 employee.

Must be proficient in all breeds, able to apply proper breed profiles and make a dog look its personal best. We do not cage dry,so must have excellent hand drying skills (Stand dryer and high quality HV driers available), hand scissoring and ability to execute haircuts of longer lengths required. Willingness and ability to work on large dogs required. Seeking a team player with a positive, laid back attitude, a gentle hand, and great customer service skills. You will interact with our high end clientele daily. Professional appearance and attitude is a must. Prefer a groomer with 3+ years’ experience. Must have your own tools.

If you’re a skilled groomer looking for a positive, drama free environment, willing to become part of a family, open and willing to learning how to best serve our clients, apply! Please send resume, brief explanation about your experience, and portfolio of images of your work (if available) to: shari@thefarmatnatcheztrace.com

Drug Free/ Tobacco free workplace. Must be able to pass a background check.

 

Pet Handlers – Part-time

If you’re passionate about pets, this is the job for you! We’re hiring part-time pet handlers for 2-4 days per week. The following shifts are available at this time: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm and 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm. You must be able to work weekends and holidays and be comfortable caring for & walking all breeds & sizes of dogs, along with caring for cats. This is a very physical job, and you’ll be on your feet the majority of your shift. We also do lots of cleaning, as our furry guests expect a clean “home-away-from-home”. We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated, good with animals, willing to meet our ethical standards and be able to pass a drug and background test.

If interested in applying, please email your resume to: shari@thefarmatnatcheztrace.com