Job Title: Dog Trainer

Company:  The Dog Wizard Marin
City, State Zip:  San Rafael, CA 94901
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Daily care of dogs (feeding/watering/bathroom breaks)
  • Instructing clients during lessons and group classes
  • Teaching dogs and owners, obedience, state-of-mind, and engagement protocols
  • Providing training for all of The Dog Wizard offerings, including group classes, private lessons and board and train services.
  • Running socials and playgroups
Qualifications: 

CPDT-KA certification

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

$2,000 monthly base + 25% commission on dogs trained + bonus
Salary paid during training
Company van
Mobile phone stipend
Healthcare benefit
Ongoing professional development
Paid time off

How to Apply:  

Email a short intro to yourself and your resume as PDF to adam.kesselman@thedogwizard.com

Please respond to the following questions in the body of the email:
1. Do you have experience working with dogs and/or training dogs?
2. What is a personality trait you have that will allow you to be successful in this role?
3. Tell me about what’s important in a work culture/environment?
4. What excites you about this role and how do you want to see yourself progress over time?

 

Date Posted:  04/26/2023

Job Title: Canine Training Coordinator

Company:  Wayside Waifs
City, State Zip:  Kansas City, MO 64137
Duties & Responsibilities:
  1. Provide and maintain a follow-up program for dogs and puppies adopted from Wayside Waifs
  2. Teach private and group dog training lessons
  3. Respond to training inquiries. Provide advice or direct to training classes or other resources as appropriate
  4. Build the knowledge and skills of Wayside’s staff and volunteers through classes, mentorship and continuing education
  5. Provide basic obedience and manners training for dogs awaiting adoption
  6. Assist with behavior evaluations and data collection/entry as needed
Qualifications: 

CPDT-KA or ability to obtain CPDT-KA within six months

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

$16.50+/hr.  Benefits: PTO, 6.5 holidays, health, dental, and vision plans, group life insurance, 401(k) Plan with contribution, long term disability insurance, employee assistance program, and supplemental insurance options

How to Apply:  

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=112362&clientkey=D09B5B2D75ADDF0727EADF0D4F76D6B8.
Send any questions or letters of interest to bcurrie@waysidewaifs.org.

Date Posted:  04/24/2023

Job Title: Animal Behavior Technician

Company:  Dumb Friends League
City, State Zip:  Denver, CO 80231
Duties & Responsibilities:

Answer patron question regarding animal behavior and provide information resources to address concerns.
Provide individualized hands-on behavioral training for shelter patrons.
Conduct animal behavior assessment and perform hands-on delivery of animal behavior programs.
Record assessment and program related information and perform data entry to update animal records.
Participate in the implementation of behavior programs, including documentation and program evaluation.
Support positive reinforcement as the primary training method employed by Dumb Friends League.

Qualifications: 

Prior work with animals in a professional environment
Bilingual (fluent in both English and Spanish)
Expertise in animal learning theory, scientific behavior modification strategies, and positive based, force-free animal training

Preferred Certification: CBCC-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

$20.00 to $20.90 per hour

How to Apply:  

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1619431/Denver-Dumb-Friends-League/Animal-Behavior-Technician—Shelter

Date Posted:  04/24/2023

Job Title: Trainer and Puppy Raiser Coordinator

Company:  Service Dogs of Virginia
City, State Zip:  Charlottesville, VA 22902
Duties & Responsibilities:

Teaching puppy classes
Developing written, video and online material for puppy raisers
Testing puppies
Communicating with raisers
Training a small string of dogs in advanced training for service dog work

Qualifications: 

Good interpersonal skills
Writing skills
Well organized
Self starter but also part of a team

Preferred Certification: CPDT-KSA®
Salary & Benefits:

$32K/year, health and dental insurance, negotiable based on experience

How to Apply:  

Send a resume to
Service Dogs of Virginia, PO Box 408, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Attn: Peggy Law

Date Posted:  04/24/2023

Job Title: Dog Trainer

Company:  Camp Bow Wow
City, State Zip:  Warner Robins, GA 31088
Duties & Responsibilities:

Consulting with clients to discuss behavioral concerns and training needs
Identifying additional behavioral concerns and communicating them to clients
Developing suitable training plans for dogs and documenting their progress
Teaching dogs to obey basic commands using various training techniques that are best suited to each dog’s personality and attributes
Implementing appropriate training programs to address and resolve problem areas, including aggression, separation anxiety, hyperactivity, and biting
Ensuring that the training areas are clean and tidy after every session

Qualifications: 

High school diploma or GED
Sound knowledge of dog training techniques as well as animal behavior and body language
Proven experience working as a dog trainer
Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and time management skills

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

$14 per hour

How to Apply:  

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Critter-Fixer/jobs?jk=2bd4d7b1c1621576&start=0&clearPrefilter=1

Date Posted:  04/24/2023

Job Title: Puppy Raising Field Manager

Company:  Guide Dogs for the Blind
City, State Zip:  San Rafael, CA 94903
Duties & Responsibilities:

Covering a regional territory that includes the Southern San Francisco Bay Area, Central California Coast and Southern Central California Valley, you will teach and apply the canine training and socialization skills needed to raise healthy, happy GDB puppies. You supervise and support a territory of puppy raising volunteers and approximately 75 dogs.

You identify, recruit, and train potential new puppy raising volunteers. Flexible, full-time position where you can work from your home, with volunteers in the field, and make your own schedule; it does involve significant travel.

Qualifications: 
  • 2+ years of experience in assessing dogs’ health, temperaments, and behaviors & conducting dog training and placement
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit volunteers and identify resources
Preferred Certification: CPDT-KA®
Salary & Benefits:

$83,000 – $100,000/annually + generous benefits

Date Posted:  04/04/2023

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