Assistant Canine Trainer
Posted on: November 16, 2021
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remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues
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The Assistant Canine Trainer will learn and utilize operant and
classical training techniques from Trainers and Instructors to
train canines in detection of explosives, narcotics, utilize
approved training methods for controlled aggression and obedience
training, and other materials as necessary. The Assistant Trainer
will learn and prepare canines for operational missions to include
acclimation into new and various environments.
Provide canine welfare and kennel support for all canines as
Learn and follow established training protocols in accordance with
statements of work and standard operating procedures.
Will learn, then train and manage multiple canines through the
training process, from initial training through certification.
Learn how to arrange operational exercises in order to replicate
real life scenarios.
Effectively document canine training in accordance with company
standards and directives.
Properly utilize and maintain canine training equipment to include
safety equipment for canines and trainers.
Learn and secure and account for canine training aids, equipment,
company vehicles, canine trailers, company assets, and
Maintain the cleanliness of training areas, company vehicles,
canine trailers, resources, and facilities.
Follow standard operating procedures when conducting and performing
Assist when needed in instruction of new handlers and trainers.
May include Handler duties, which will include maintaining a canine
team certification and prepared for deployments to contract
locations if required.
Travel of up to 35%, to contract locations worldwide.
Other duties as assigned.
Three years of professional animal care experience required,
preferably in a canine training environment.
Canine certifications preferred, but not required, that depict
previous areas of expertise with canine training, or a canine
handler (detection) course with a certificate of completion from a
credible, recognized canine detection course.
Demonstrated experience in solving training problems with detection
Must have a valid driver's license.
Effective oral and written communication skills with all levels of
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time and
multiple priorities to completion.
Problem solving skills with an analytical thought process.
Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that
includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package
that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive
Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
401(k) Retirement Plan
Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
In an ever-changing and complex world, security concerns are
paramount. Enhanced security requires education, training and
specialized skills. Constellis provides end-to-end risk management
and comprehensive security solutions to safeguard people and
infrastructure globally. Our team of strategic problem solvers has
a steadfast moral compass and unwavering dedication to creating a
safer world. Constellis is committed to the success of our
customers and partners.
Work is based in a busy training environment and subject to
frequent interruptions. Frequent work outside and in inclement
weather conditions is required, including heat, cold, and humidity.
May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic
chemicals, and vibration. Normal work hours are Monday-Friday 7:00
am to 4:00 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be
required, and work schedule will vary. Travel may also be
Work is typically based in an office or warehouse environment and
subject to frequent interruptions. May be required to lift and
carry awkward items weighing up to 75 lbs. Requires intermittent
standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending
throughout the workday. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
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