History of Petland

Founded back in 1967, Petland today is a big corporation of franchised pet stores.  You can find more than 100+ stores in the United States, as well as in other countries such as Canada, Japan, Mexico and more.  At your typical Petland, you can find pets such as kittens, puppies, as well as food, supplies and more.

Job Description / Average Wage

Pet Counselor: You’re going to be in charge of overlooking the animals.  You will feed them, make sure that they are healthy, as well as educate the customer on the animal.  You will help the customer get an animal, as well as help them interact with it in the store.  The average wage for this position is anywhere from $7 to $11 a hour.

Retail Sales Associate: You will be in charge of working the retail part of the store.  Here, you will help stock shelves, keep the store clean, as well as run the cash register.  You will also assist the customer with any questions that he/she may have.  The average wage is $7 to $10 a hour.

Keyholder / Assistant Manager: You will be in charge, when the main manager isn’t in the store.   You will help open, close, as well as make sure that the store is running at 100%, according to corporate guidelines.  You will also do many of the various duties that the associates / pet counselors perform.  The average wage starts around $9+ a hour.

Pet Sales: You’re going to work particularly in the pets department.  You’re going to answer any questions that any customer has about the pet.  You’re going to help them with their pet purchase, as well as take them to a room where you can have them interact with the pet as well.  This position pays anyhwere from $8 to $10 a hour.

Kennel Tech: You’re going to be in charge of watching the animals that are currently on display to be sold.  These animals are going to include cats, dogs, birds and more.  Your duty is to ensure that the animals stay cleaned, as well as ensure that the cage remains cleaned, stocked with food and fresh water, as well as kept presentable for the customer.  The average wage can be anyhwere from $7 to $9 a hour.

Benefits

Your benefits are going to vary, depending on the position that you hold.   You will find that you will be able to discuss your benefits with your hiring manager, if you do get an interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for a job at Petland, there are a few ways that you can do so.  You can request an application in store, or you can download an application here.  You can fill it out, and take it into a local Petland near you.

>> Download Petland Job Application