Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in seeking employment with Country Estate Kennel.

Country Estate Kennel is always seeking honest, trustworthy, reliable, outgoing, service-oriented individuals who can multi-task and function as a team. We offer full time, day and night shifts with competitive salaries.

Currently, we have the following positions available:

Experienced All Breed Pet Groomer

Employee Type: Full-Time/Part-Time
Manages Others:No
Job Type: Skilled Labor – Trades
Education: High School Diploma/ Certified Groomer
Experience: At least 3 year(s)
Travel: No
Relocation Covered: No

Established kenneling facility in the Belleville area is seeking an experienced all breed pet groomer.  We are a well respected pet resort whose services include boarding, daycare, training, and grooming.  As such, we are open to individuals who are interested in working solely as a groomer at our facility or who would enjoy working within the kenneling environment as a kennel technician in addition to grooming. Groomers at our facility are responsible for both professional grooming as well as baths and brush outs.  The groomers role on a daily basis includes managing scheduled appointments, greeting clientele and identifying their needs, in addition to caring for pets boarding and daycaring at our facility.


  • Certification from professional grooming school
  • A minimum of 3 year of professional grooming experience including trims, clips and scissoring
  • Experience grooming both canine and feline customers
  • Ability to effectively communicate and identify the needs of our customer
  • Applicant must successfully complete skill evaluation
  • Ability to supply own equipment other than grooming table and dryers which will be provided by our facility
  • Professional appearance

Currently, we do not have any other postions available. However, circunstances sometimes arise that require us to hire new staff members. If you think you might be interested in exploring a career with our hospital, we invite you to mail or hand deliver a resume and completed employment application to:

Country Estate Kennel
Attn: Chris Lashley
1230 Thouvenot Lane
Shiloh, Illinois 62269


Due to liability concerns, our insurance company has advised us that we are unable to offer volunteer positions.

Thank you for your interest in Country Estate Kennel!