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

Job Title: Pet Manners Trainer

Company:  What a Great Dog! Training Center
City, State Zip:  Frisco, TX 75033
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Teaching group Pet Manners classes
  • Teaching Pet Manners Private Lessons
  • Opportunity to assist in curriculum development
  • Work in a team environment, collaborate with other trainers, front desk staff and management to deliver excellent services for our clients.
Qualifications: 
  • Must have positive reinforcement training and teaching experience (6 months minimum)
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • A passion for continuous education on dog behavior and training
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and client bedside manner.
Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Hourly rate of $9/hour, plus commission of 15 – 18% of revenue (depending on experience level). Resulting compensation is approximately $30 – $32 per hour. Benefits include health insurance, Paid Time Off, annual educational stipend, opportunity to bring your dog to work. Excellent working environment with our two indoor facilities are large and climate controlled.

How to Apply:  

You’ll find our job application and instructions for submittal on our website:
www.whatagreatdog.com/employment-opportunities/

Date Posted:  08/04/2022

Job Title: Canine Behavior and Training Team Member

Company:  National Disaster Search Dog Foundation
City, State Zip:  Santa Paula, CA 93060
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Meet canine care and medical needs and execute our conditioning program.
  • Implement training plans, including basic or advanced level training of skills.
  • Assist in behavioral and performance screening of dogs.
  • Recordkeeping of all activities related to our dogs.
  • Support and mentor Canine Operations Team members and handlers.
  • Work courteously, respectfully, and cooperatively with staff, volunteers, and handlers; promote a humane and caring attitude toward canines at all times, including those that are sick, injured, fearful or aggressive.
Qualifications: 
  • Experience and ability to safely and humanely work with big, active dogs in all states of health and of unknown dispositions.
  • Interest in learning and skill development.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Communication skills.
  • Driver’s license.
Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

Full time, Exempt. Flexible hrs, Su-Sa 6:30a-8p. Availability to work some evenings/weekends/holidays. Pay commensurate with experience and certifications.

How to Apply:  

Please send your cover letter and resume to Senior Director of Canine Operations, Tracy Darling: Tracy@searchdogfoundation.org or apply on our website:    https://searchdogfoundation.org/careers/

Date Posted:  07/26/2022

Job Title: Animal Training & Support Manager

Company:  Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League
City, State Zip:  West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for overall behavioral health and well-being of shelter population placing concentrated focus on enrichment and stress reduction, shortening length of stay, providing adopter and foster support and behavior modification. Develops, executes, and oversees intake prevention efforts as they relate to behavioral issues in the home, free and paid behavior and training classes offered to the public, and directly oversees Animal Training and Support Coordinators. All functions to be performed in keeping with organization’s philosophy of utilizing positive reinforcement based methods.

Qualifications: 
  • 3yrs behavior experience in shelter ; 2yrs managing behavior team
  • CAAB or ACAAB, or ability to earn within 2yrs
  • Knowledge of health & behavior issues in companion animals
  • Ability to handle physical & emotional aspects of work in shelter
Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®, CBCC-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

$75,000 annual salary; comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and PTO

How to Apply:  

To view the full job description and submit an application, please visit https://www.peggyadams.org/career-opportunities

Date Posted:  07/25/2022