Job Title: Canine Behavior Manager

Company:  Aska Animals Foundation
City, State Zip:  Victor, ID 83455
Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for the development, oversight, implementation, and regular review of AAF and partners’ canine behavior programs, including evaluation, rehabilitation, training, and enrichment. Works closely with our partners, including the AAC, and the public to provide behavior support. Well-versed in a variety of common behavior issues and has experience helping people and pets using positive reinforcement training. A team player who can work collaboratively within our team and with partners and who can think outside the box and communicate effectively is a must.

Qualifications: 

Minimum of 3 years of canine behavior/training experience within animal welfare, sheltering or rescue. Professionalism, clear and compassionate communication style with clients. Familiarity with current animal welfare issues. Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®, CBCC-KA®, CPDT-KSA®
Salary & Benefits:

$70-$75K per year DOE, inclusive of a housing allowance. Housing has been secured for this position in a 3BR, 2BA house with a fenced yard that allows dogs. Two-weeks paid vacation, cell phone allowance, and travel reimbursement.

How to Apply:  

https://askasanimals.org/join-our-team/

Date Posted:  11/09/2022

Job Title: Animal Care Coordinator

Company:  Lake County Animal Shelter
City, State Zip:  Tavares, FL 32778
Duties & Responsibilities:

This position is a member of the Lake County Animal Shelter Leadership Team. This role performs daily life checks, manages the flow of dogs, and performs modified SAFER evaluations. They are a primary contact for volunteers and assist with onboarding new volunteers with dog handling. They teach a twice-weekly free dog training class offered to the community and assist in training new staff members focusing on dog behavior, writing dog behavior memos, dog handling, and dog adoption counseling.

Qualifications: 

Any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Requires high school diploma, GED, or vocational training with three (3) years of related experience. Requires a valid Florida driver’s license.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®, CBCC-KA®, CPDT-KSA®
Salary & Benefits:

Pay Grade: 16N (Salary: $15.98 – $25.24 per hour) Full time employees are offered a competitive benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, retirement, health, dental and other benefits. The selected candidate will need to successfully complete a drug/alcohol test prior to appointment.

How to Apply:  

Apply online at:
https://c.lakecountyfl.gov/offices/human_resources_and_risk_management/employment/Job_Details.aspx?rtfid=5202

Date Posted:  11/09/2022

Job Title: Dog Trainer

Company:  “I Said Sit!” School for Dogs
City, State Zip:  Los Angeles, CA 90034
Duties & Responsibilities:

* Teaching clients in one on one sessions
* Running classes
* Working daily with dogs in day school or boarding for lessons
* Experience with or willing to learn to work with reactive/fearful/anxious/aggressive dogs
* Share and create educational materials
* Keep detailed training records and follow up with clients
* Supervising small playgroups
* Recommending nonaversive retail products
* Helping track and manage facility needs
* Fill in with kennel duties as needed

Qualifications: 

* Understanding of and experience with reward based training of basic obedience
* Experience teaching class and one on one session
* Hand on experience training a variety of dogs
* Excellent people skills

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

* DOE $20+/hour full time position with steady income, not contract work
* Commission on packages clients continue with you
* Health benefit
* Retirement plan
* Education assistance for dog training certifications, seminars, classes etc

How to Apply:  

Apply here: https://form.jotform.com/203516557170049

Date Posted:  10/11/2022

Job Title: Canine Trainer

Company:  Animal Welfare Association
City, State Zip:  Voorhees, NJ 08043
Duties & Responsibilities:

Instruct public dog training classes using rewards-based training methods. Assist the Manager of Behavior Support & Training in developing and marketing AWA’s training programs for the public. Assist in the development of the programs by exemplary customer service and problem solving skills for the client base.

  • Teach dog training classes to the public, adopters, volunteers, donors, school groups and other organizations.
  • Use of rewards-based training methods.
  • Follow LIMA.
  • Identify animals needing additional behavior support/intervention
  • Assist in creating behavior modification plans for clients.
Qualifications: 
  • 1-3 years’ experience working in the companion animal field.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Follow LIMA.
  • Use of rewards-based training methods.
  • Knowledge of dog training, health, behavioral conditions, body language and animal handling.
Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Part time $15/hr; no health, medical, dental or vision. We do offer 40% off services at our clinic, Afflac benefits and paid time off.

How to Apply:  

Please email your cover letter and resume to behavior@awanj.org.

Date Posted:  09/28/2022

Job Title: Part-Time Animal Trainer

Company:  Pasadena Humane
City, State Zip:  Pasadena, CA 91105
Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties include hosting public dog, puppy, and kitten training classes & workshops, assisting with developing online class curricula, training volunteers to identify body language and to handle dogs & cats, guest hosting children’s educational programs, and consulting with clients individually. Responsible for cleaning and organizing training room areas.

Qualifications: 

Ideal candidate is proficient in reading dog and cat body language, CPDT-KA, IAABC-ADT, or  KPA certificant with experience leading public animal training classes. Public speaking skills and proven training skillset using LIMA or R+ techniques.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

$20+ DOE

How to Apply:  

Submit resume and cover letter via our careers link on our website: https://pasadenahumane.org/about/who-we-are/careers/

Date Posted:  09/28/2022

Job Title: Dog Trainer – Part Time (Dedham Location)

Company:  Animal Rescue League of Boston
City, State Zip:  Dedham, MA 02026
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provide group dog training classes for 4-8 clients, including but not limited to Basic Puppy Kindergarten and Basic Good Manners
  • Provide onsite private dog training lessons, as needed
  • Proven passion and patience for training and the ability to adapt to each dog’s training needs; Must have a love for working with dogs and their owners
  • Combining cues, behavior, socialization and wellness into their classes
  • Ability to effectively convey training methods to pet owners, helping them increase their effectiveness when working with their dog(s)
  • Proficiency with animal handling skills
Qualifications: 
  • CCPDT certification or equivalent preferred
  • 1+ year of experience in teaching group classes with both small and large class sizes and variety of breeds and temperaments
  • Experience in using positive reinforcement – reward based training methods
Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®, CPDT-KSA®
Salary & Benefits:

$24/hour with a 10% commission on all registrants into the trainer’s classes
No benefits included

How to Apply:  

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=018914dc-6a0e-412e-83ef-5416366bf44a&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Date Posted:  09/13/2022

Job Title: Dog Training Instructor & Private Dog Trainer

Company:  Love At First Sit®
City, State Zip:  Santa Monica, CA 90404
Duties & Responsibilities:

Teach group dog training classes for up to 15 students in the area of basic obedience, puppy training, and any other specialty dog training.

Provide one-on-one private dog training for puppies and adults in client’s homes. This includes evaluating dogs and creating customized treatment and training plans appropriate to modifying their problem behaviors and providing them with obedience training. Communicate with clients in between sessions to answer questions that they may have during the training process. Preferred experience working with rescue and shelter dogs.

Qualifications: 

Certified dog trainer.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Starting at $45.00 to $55.00 per hour, tips, bonuses.

How to Apply:  

To apply, submit your information on our Dog Training jobs webpage:
https://www.loveatfirstsit.net/dog-training-jobs

Date Posted:  09/12/2022

Job Title: Professional Dog Trainer

Company:  BlackDog Behavior and Training, LLC
City, State Zip:  Wilmington, DE 19806
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Must possess a current driver’s license and be willing to travel to clients
  • Must have weekend and evening availability as needed
  • Must already be certified through CCPDT, IAABC, Karen Pryor Academy, Victoria Stilwell Academy, Fear Free, Academy for Professional Dog Trainers, CATCH, or another approved accredited organization
  • Prior private training and/or group class experience strongly preferred
  • Must be willing to participate in shelter and rescue work as needed
  • Must be able to tolerate difficult conditions (inclement weather, chemical exposure, unruly/strong dogs, etc)
Qualifications: 

Looking for applicants currently certified through CCPDT, IAABC, KPA, VSA, or another accredited R+ organization committed to promoting least intrusive minimally aversive practices.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®, CBCC-KA®, CPDT-KSA®
Salary & Benefits:

Independent contractor employees of BlackDog Behavior and Training, LLC who are certified have takeaway pay of 60% of their personal services provided. Professional growth and continuing education opportunities provided.

How to Apply:  

Email a resume to becca@blackdogbt.com. Training videos/portfolio, and cover letter appreciated/encouraged.

Date Posted:  09/12/2022

Job Title: Puppy Raising Field Manager

Company:  Guide Dogs for the Blind
City, State Zip:  Field Based (SF Bay Area or Seattle/Tacoma), CA or WA
Duties & Responsibilities:

Covering a regional territory that includes areas of Washington state and Northern California, you will teach and apply the canine training and socialization skills needed to raise healthy, happy GDB puppies. You will supervise and support approximately 240 volunteers and 75 dogs, evaluate their progress, and ensure that proper training is taking place. You’ll also identify, recruit, and train potential new puppy raising volunteers, as well as assist with fundraising, marketing, outreach, and public relations initiatives and events. It does involve significant travel.

Qualifications: 
  • 2+ years of experience in assessing dogs’ health, temperaments, and behaviors, as well as conducting dog training, behavior modification, and placement
  • Knowledge of canine behavior management, with the ability to assess and evaluate raisers to give them appropriate guidance
  • Valid driver’s license and insurability at non-risk rates
Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®, CPDT-KSA®
Salary & Benefits:

Competitive annual compensation & Benefits

How to Apply:  

https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oihEkfwh&s=CCPDT

Date Posted:  08/18/2022

Job Title: Board & Train Trainer

Company:  Sit Stay Fit
City, State Zip:  Portland, OR 97219
Duties & Responsibilities:

Position requires the ability to set a training plan for each dog, work effectively with the dog during the stay, and communicate with the client not only during the stay but in the training plan sent home with the dog.

Board & Train is done out of the trainer’s home, as well as we do adventures, exercise, training outings and training in the home. You will be able to have a say in the dogs staying with you and your schedule, but as the nature of board and train, evening and weekend work will be required.

Qualifications: 

Home with a securely fenced yard with approval for guest dogs. Must have a current driver’s license and a reliable vehicle capable of transporting dogs.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Pay starts around $3,000/month, with the ability to earn $7000 +

How to Apply:  

Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@sitstayfit.com. We will contact all qualified applicants with full details and to set up an interview.

Date Posted:  08/11/2022