W120813 - Sales assistant

Sales assistant
Pet Palace

The Pet Palace is a family owned and operated business servicing Hamilton and surrounds for all your pet services from specialised pet foods, aquarium water testing, dog grooming, birds, pet supplies and more. Chris and Julie welcome work placements from students that are committed and passionate about animals.

Skills You Might Learn

This opportunity will offer students lots of practice working in a team to keep the store well stocked and tidy. There will be opportunities to gain customer service skills whilst learning about a wide range of pets, animal food, equipment and accessories

Typical Tasks & Duties

You will experience a wide variety of tasks in a typical day at The Pet Palace, which may include, stock receivals and shelving, cleaning of store and animal and bird cages, feeding of animals including birds, fish, rabbits and guinea pigs, mice and rats etc. Assisting groomer with washing and possibly brushing if capable. You may also be required to provide some customer service where necessary.

Student Requirements

You must be passionate about working with animals and keen to assist in the retail space including stocking and customer service. You may need to assist with moving large bags of pet food and possibly lift large dogs for grooming, therefore you need to follow safe lifting techniques is a very important requirement of this position.

Dress Requirements

You will be required to wear neat comfortable clothing which will be suitable for working conditions, including closed footwear. Long Hair tied back.

Special Transport Requirements

Transport The Pet Palace is in Hamilton CBD and accessible to public transport.


  • ACM20117 - Certificate II in Animal Studies
  • SIR20216 - Certificate II in Retail Services
  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W120813
Location: Hamilton - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: 9am till 5pm or by negotiation if bus travel is required.
Added By: Glenelg and Southern Grampians Local Learning & Employment Network


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