Now Hiring

Do you have a passion for pets and customer service?  Then this may be the opportunity for you!!

Creature Comforts Kennels, Smyrna’s newest pet boarding and grooming facility, is currently accepting applications for a few positions: 
1-Kennel Assistant (position available) , 2-Receptionist (position available).  Kennel Assistant and Receptionist candidates must be available weekends, holidays, and during Rutherford County School breaks.   These are our busiest times of the year, so availability during these times is imperative.  Availability 2-4 days during the week is a plus for part time candidates.  Full time candidates should be available 4 1/2 - 5 days a week.  Working hours typically fall between 7:30am-5:30pm.  Half day shifts available for part-time staff.    

Grooming (position available):  Grooming positions are commission-based employees who have the ability to work within regular business hours.  We are currently hiring for groomers, and interested applicants should fill out application.  Selected applicants will be interviewed and need to be available to demonstrate grooming skills.

If you have a passion for working with animals, and all things associated with their care and well-being, then this may be the position for you.  There is a STRONG emphasis on teamwork and customer service. 

​                                  Grooming Positions:

  • 1+  years experience.  More years experience preferred, but will consider the right person.

  • Ability to groom all breeds of dogs, all sizes, and appropriately handle all temperaments.

  • You will be expected to perform an on-site grooming test for our grooming manager.

  • Reliable transportation.

  • Excellent customer service skills, as well as ability to manage phone calls and maintain computer records.

  • Dependable with positive attitude and excellent work ethic.

  • Grooming positions will begin upon satisfactory completion of interview & on site groom skills test.

  • Additional benefits include discounts on boarding, discounts on veterinary services at our sister company, and off on major holidays.
  • Groom shop currently stays booked out 3 weeks plus.  We'd love to find a passionate team member who has the drive to succeed and grow with our quickly growing and expanding business.

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Smyrna's PRemier PEt Boarding and Grooming FAcility

Please apply in person at 13191 Old Nashville Hwy, Smyrna, TN  37167.  We have limited hours to the public on Wednesday’s and Sunday’s.  You may apply Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday between 8am and 5pm; Saturdays between 9am and 4pm.  No phone calls please.

​​Receptionist & Kennel Assistant Positions:

  • Playing with and interacting with pets of all sizes and breeds both indoors and outdoors.
  • Being attentive to the individual needs of the pets in our care.
  • Feeding and medicating pets. 
  • Keeping the pets and facility clean.
  • Greeting customers and managing phone calls.
  • Logging all appropriate information in individual charts and computerized record keeping and data entry.
  • Ability to handle and restrain animals using appropriate procedures.
  • Ability to walk animals.
  • Physical activities that require bending, lifting, standing, stooping, and working in all weather conditions.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness are essential. 
  • Must have reliable transportation.   
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.  Tact and diplomacy is required.
  • Ability to work with customers and pets in a professional, friendly, hospitable manner.
  • Teamwork:  Work and communicate well with all team members, as we all work to share the common goal of customer service and pet care excellence.
  • Must have a cheerful and positive attitude, professional appearance, high standards of honesty and integrity, and be self-motivated.