Number of Employees: 5000+
Headquarters: 19601 N. 27th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85027
PetSmart, founded in 1986, is an American retail chain that sells specialty pet supplies. Additionally, PetSmart offers services, such as dog training and pet grooming, while some locations have boarding facilities. Originally called PetFood Warehouse, the name and logo changed in 1989. To keep up with the changing times, the Petsmart.com website opened in 1996. There are currently over 1160 PetSmart locations nationwide, in addition to 165 PetsHotels locations.
What to Expect When Interviewing
The majority of applicants that interview for a position at PetSmart report a positive interview experience. Potential employees can expect a fairly straightforward interview process consisting of a face-to-face or group interview with a store manager in which standard interview questions are posed. An example might include, "Describe a time when you had to deal with an angry customer?" Management positions may be required to take a personality test, be asked to submit to a drug test and participate in a group interview. Potential employees can apply online or in person, and phone interviews are sometimes conducted.