Job Title: In-Person Dog Trainer – Nationwide

Company:  Dog Academy
City, State Zip:  Covington, LA 70433
Duties & Responsibilities:

Dog Academy is a nationwide dog training network providing self-paced courses and virtual and in-person training services. We are seeking out experienced, positive reinforcement trainers to conduct one-hour in-person training sessions with clients in order to meet their training goals. While session availability is dependent on client needs in your area, there is no cap to how many sessions you can do so you are able to work as much or as little as you’d like. Positive reinforcement/rewards-based methods only. *No e-collar, prong, or other balanced or aversive methods will be tolerated.

Qualifications: 

Professional Dog Trainer Certification preferred; 2+ years of professional experience required

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

$70 per session; this is a 1099 contractor position without benefits

How to Apply:  

https://dog-academy.breezy.hr/p/43223f1cf058

Date Posted:  12/05/2023

Job Title: Behavior Specialist

Company:  The Pennsylvania SPCA
City, State Zip:  Philadelphia, PA 19134
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with Manager of Behavior and Enrichment and the rest of the Behavior and Enrichment team
  • Evaluate dogs in pending behavior status using provided assessment tool (SAFER) with another qualified member of the PSPCA staff/volunteer
  • Evaluate and work behavior modification plans with cats
  • Works closely with Manager of Behavior and Enrichment to schedule and implement trainings
  • Conduct Buddy Training classes, Canine Defensive Handling, Feline Behavior and Handling to PSPCA volunteers and staff
  • Conduct volunteer lanyard assessments as requested
Qualifications: 

Previous shelter experience preferred.
Must possess knowledge of common health and behavior problems in companion animals.
Demonstrated knowledge of positive reinforcement methods of animal behavior modification.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

$15-$20 per hour based on experience

How to Apply:  

Apply online at www.pspca.org

Date Posted:  10/18/2023

Job Title: Dog Trainer

Company:  Zoom Room New Albany
City, State Zip:  Westerville, OH 43081
Duties & Responsibilities:

Training classes daily
Meet with clients on arrival and departure of pet to discuss training expectations and progress
Provide enrichment to training our dog owners
Document and be able to explain in detail the dog’s behavior and training status for each training session.
Adhere to LIMA (least intrusive, minimally aversive) training standards in all interactions and training exercises. Exclusive use of positive reinforcement training methods through classical and operant conditioning.
Run preset class curriculum or develop class curriculum, where applicable

Qualifications: 

· Certification in Dog training and experience in using force free positive reinforcement training methods.
· Ability to communicate effectively to people of all ages and backgrounds.
· The energy, confidence, patience, and likeability to teach small groups

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Hourly Rate $16-$18 (depends on education and experience)
Benefits:  Employee Discount, Commission Opportunity, Bonus Opportunities, Flexible Schedule, Professional development opportunities

How to Apply:  

Please send resume to LisaPoulin@ZoomRoom.com

Date Posted:  10/17/2023

Job Title: Certified Dog Trainer

Company:  Howling Moon Pet Care
City, State Zip:  Raleigh, NC 27616
Duties & Responsibilities:

-Availabilty to work in the North Raleigh, Wake Forest and Rolesville driving range.
-Willingness and desire to promote your availability by engaging with the dog owners community.  Business cards and marketing material will be made available for you.
-Willingness and desire to learn new training games and skills.  We value continuing education.
-Ability to provide written homework document to clients.

Qualifications: 

-Experience as a professional dog trainer, working directly with clients and their dogs is required.
– Strong knowledge base and mechanical skills in positive reinforcement dog training techniques.
-Great communication skills

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Your commission rate will be determined based on your experience, job performance, and certifications.

How to Apply:  

Please send an email with your resume and why you would like to work for our company:  howlingmoonpetcare@gmail.com

Date Posted:  10/17/2023

Job Title: Dog Trainer

Company:  Paw School
City, State Zip:  Denver, CO 80210
Duties & Responsibilities:

Paw School is in our 12th year of business, serving 400+ clients each week.  Our training curriculum is entirely positive, and our team is a supportive, caring group of professionals.

Trainers teach a wide variety of group classes: Puppy classes (socialization, obedience and puppy agility), obedience classes, and a recreational agility curriculum, as well as other specialty enrichment classes. More information available if interested.

Qualifications: 

CPDT-KA is beneficial, but not required.   If employee does not yet have that level of certification, we will help with costs to obtain, once ready.  Evenings and weekend availability.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Hourly rate from $19.30 (during training), up to $25.30 (once fully cross trained).  Full time (36hrs+) will receive employer-paid health insurance coverage through United Healthcare.

How to Apply:  

Please email cover letter including some detail about your experience teaching group classes and/or private one-on-one training, along with resume to kthorpe@denverpawschool.com.

Date Posted:  08/21/2023

Job Title: Certified Professional Dog Trainer

Company:  Pawsitive Pet Behavior, LLC
City, State Zip:  Dayton, OH 45431
Duties & Responsibilities:

Pawsitive Pet Behavior is searching for an established trainer to cover the North Dayton area providing in-home training and behavior modification for dogs.

Qualifications: 

Minimum of 2 years of professional dog training experience.

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

This is a commission-based employee position with liability insurance, workman’s compensation, flexible scheduling with unlimited time off. Opportunity for profit sharing after 1 year.

How to Apply:  

https://www.pawsitivepetbehavior.com/employment-form

Date Posted:  08/21/2023

Job Title: Evening Canine Caregiver – Behavior Cottages

Company:  Our Companions Animal Rescue
City, State Zip:  Ashford, CT 09074
Duties & Responsibilities:

The Evening Canine Caregiver (Full Time) – Behavior Cottages position is a key function of Our Companions mission to do the right thing for animals.  This position is responsible for the daily animal care of the dogs in the Canine Cottages including the feeding and cleaning regimens, exercise of the dogs, and interactions with sanctuary volunteers and visitors.

Qualifications: 

A minimum of 1 year of professional animal care experience.  Experience working with behaviorally challenged dogs would be ideal.

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

$18 per hour

How to Apply:  

To view a full job description or to apply, visit our website: https://www.ourcompanions.org/get-involved/job-opportunities/

Date Posted:  07/18/2023

Job Title: Community Animal Trainer

Company:  San Diego Humane Society
City, State Zip:  San Diego, CA 92110
Duties & Responsibilities:

The Community Animal Trainer acts as the subject matter expert on all things related to our public training program and is responsible for instructing general content and workshop-style pet training classes to adopters and the public. The Trainer works to encourage SDHS adopter engagement and enhance the bond between pets and their owners while allowing pet owners to safely and humanely control their pet’s behavior.

Qualifications: 

High school diploma or equivalent required, AA or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Minimum of one (1) year paid experience working with animals in a kennel, shelter or similar environment. CCPDT certification preferred.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Starting range is between $21.25 – 22.50 per hour. The actual hourly rate is determined by your related education and experience.

How to Apply:  

To view the full job description and apply, click here.

Date Posted:  05/31/2023

Job Title: Animal Trainer I (Part-Time)

Company:  San Diego Humane Society
City, State Zip:  San Diego, CA 92027
Duties & Responsibilities:

The Animal Trainer I will be responsible helping to allow responsible pet owners to control their pet’s behavior safely and humanely, participating in the implementation of behavior and training programs to improve the adoptability of shelter animals and to educate guests about behavior and care.

Qualifications: 

High school diploma or equivalent required, AA or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Minimum of one (1) year paid experience working with animals in a kennel, shelter or similar environment. CCPDT certification preferred.

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Starting range is between $18.90 – $22.50 per hour. The actual hourly rate is determined by your related education and experience. This position is based at our Escondido Campus and works approximately 20 hours a week.

How to Apply:  

To view the full job description and apply, click here.

Date Posted:  05/31/2023

Job Title: Part Time Dog Behavior Trainer/Consultant

Company:  Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter
City, State Zip:  Wantagh, NY 11784
Duties & Responsibilities:

Assists in acclimating animals within the Animal Shelter environment. Conducts behavior evaluations on animals admitted to the Animal Shelter.
Develops and maintains curriculum for the behavior, training, and enrichment programs.
Conducts training classes for staff and volunteers.
Assists in the establishment of protocols for the outreach programs on animal behavior and enrichment for potential adopters.
Instructs staff and volunteers in proper training techniques for the handling of Animal Shelter animals.
Supports prospective owners with information on behavior and training.

Qualifications: 

CCPDT certification

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

$60 per hour, 30 hours per week, no benefits at this time

How to Apply:  

Email Ashlbeh@hempsteadny.gov with your resume and interest.

Date Posted:  05/10/2023