General Manager
Petco - Burlington, VT

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An exciting and stimulating career awaits you with one of the recognized leaders
in the pet care industry! Since 1965, PETCO has been reaching more pet parents and their best pals every
day. Our commitment to companion animals has always been our driving force:
“Animals Always Come First. Our People Make It Happen!” We are seeking talented professionals who are motivated by the challenges and
rewards of working for an organization that is continuously growing and
expanding. We offer a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental,
vision, and 401K, paid time off, a great associate discount, the support of an
award-winning training program, and the stability that comes from decades of
sustained growth. PETCO has an opportunity for a General Manager. Duties and responsibilities of
this position include: • Management of associates to include recruiting, reviewing job applications and
interviewing job applicants, checking references, conducting pre-employment
background checks, hiring and training • Ensuring quick and courteous service to all PETCO customers by helping
associates determine the customer's needs • Ensuring the proper healthcare, appearance and maintenance of companion
animals • Management of store merchandising • Independently make or participate in making decisions regarding store layout
and displays, to enhance visual presentation of store and sales • Marketing the store and its products, oversee planning of in-store and
community events, such as adoptions, school visits and other local promotions,
and animal-welfare events Position requirements include: • A genuine interest in animal welfare • Ability to interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written
communication with all professional contacts • Ability to hire, train, develop, manage and motivate a team through effective
management and merchandising techniques as well as quality customer service • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple management tasks within
established timeframes by effectively planning and managing workload, delegating
work, and supervising, monitoring and directing subordinate manager and other
associates • Ability to move merchandise and animals up to 50 pounds Educational Requirements: • A high school diploma or its equivalent (GED) is required • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the areas of mathematics, basic
accounting relationships, analysis and problem solving skills • Excellence in communications and computer skills are also required Prior Experience: • One or more years of management experience or the equivalent is required;
previous retail management experience is preferred • A working knowledge of general business practices is highly desirable, as are
strong organizational skills • An aptitude for demonstrating basic sales techniques and the ability to
instruct others in their application • In addition to having a professional appearance and demeanor, the applicant
must also demonstrate a keen and genuine interest in all kinds of animals • Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle PETCO is a unique environment with infinite career opportunities. Whether you
work directly with customers in a store, with other associates at a distribution
center, or at the National Support Center (corporate headquarters in San Diego,
CA), you will be proud to be a PETCO associate. Come. Work. Stay.

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