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Join Our Team!

Day Training / Board & Train Trainer:

This position is responsible for all Day Training and/or Board & Train Dogs with tasks including, but not limited to:

-Train all the dogs assigned to you

-Monitoring and creating a safe environment in which dogs are displaying good social skills during group play

-Fill out Report Cards each day

-Maintaining the cleanliness of the facility for smooth and safe operation

 

This position is generally 30-40 hours a week Monday-Friday

Possible Schedules:

6:30-1pm or 11-6pm

 

Requirements:

-Friendly & Personable

-A passion for dogs, training, and continued education

-Ability to work independently & as a team

-Dependable, a Good Work Ethic, Consistency in Quality Work, and a Continual Strive to be Better

 

Highly Preferred:

-Have taken several classes with Courteous K9 and already have a basic understanding of how we train.

-1+ year of experience working as a dog trainer, dog daycare/boarding attendant, veterinarian/assistant

 

Why join Courteous K9?

-Join a collaborative and supportive team

-Competitive wages!

Wages between $15-20/hr dependent on experience & role.

-Work perks that include, access to our learning library, free or discounted facility use with your own dogs, free or discounted classes, continuing education, discounted boarding for personal dogs, and more!

 

Interested?

Apply today by sending your resume and answers to the following questions to TrainingCourteousK9s@gmail.com

1. Why do you think you would be a good fit for Courteous K9?

2. Years and descriptions of experience training and working with dogs.

3. Years and descriptions of experience teaching or working with humans in an education, training, or service industry.

4. Are you comfortable managing a group of dogs, intervening for fights, and handling dogs who may be nervous and more likely to bite?

5. Are you comfortable or open-minded in learning how to use a variety of tools that assist in a dog's learning (food rewards, toy rewards, slip leashes, prong collars, electronic collars, etc.)?

6. If you have dog training experience, please submit a video 1-5 minutes in length demonstrating you training a skill. This skill should be a new skill the learner is learning, not one that your dog has done a million times. Don't have a dog? Ask to borrow a friends, family members, etc. If you'd like to include a short highlight video of some finished skills you have trained in addition, we'd love to see those too! 

Group Class Instructor

This position is responsible for teaching group classes and possibly private lessons.

Ranging from basic foundations & obedience, advanced obedience, sport classes, and/or behavior modification.

This position is part time, primarily evenings, with possible morning or afternoon availability.

Job Positions

Teacher/Co-Teacher-

-Teach group classes by yourself or with another trainer, to a group of up to 5-10 dogs and their families.

-Have a thorough understanding of the curriculum of the class & be able to answer a variety of questions.

-Work with the whole group, as well as individually, to problem solve and assist clients in their learning of the skills & curriculum.

-Be able to sub occasionally for other teachers.

Assistant Teacher-

-Assist the head trainer in setting up and gathering materials for class.

-Work with individuals in a class that are struggling, or disruptive.

-Work with individuals to problem solve and assist in their learning of the skills & curriculum.

 

Requirements:

-A love for teaching & helping people

-A passion for dog training and continued education

-The ability to typically work evenings

-Ability to work independently & as a team

Highly Preferred:

-Have taken several classes with Courteous K9 and already have a basic understanding of how we train.

-1+ year of experience working as a dog trainer, dog daycare, veterinarian/assistant or a job in a teaching/educator role for humans

 

Why join Courteous K9?

-Join a collaborative and supportive team

-Competitive wages!

Teachers/Co-Teachers earn $25-75/class.

Assistant Trainers earn $15-20/class.

-Work perks that include access to our learning library, free or discounted facility use, free or discounted classes, continuing education & more!

-We provide the curriculum, training, and support for all training classes

 

Interested?

Apply today by sending your resume and answers to the following questions to TrainingCourteousK9s@gmail.com

Questions:

1. Why do you think you would be a good fit for Courteous K9?

2. Years and descriptions of experience training and working with dogs.

3. Years and descriptions of experience teaching or working with humans in an education, training, or service industry.

4. Are you comfortable or open-minded to the facility being a balanced facility utilizing a range of tools to assist in dog's learning (food rewards, toy rewards, slip leashes, prong collars, electronic collars, etc.)?

5. What evenings do you have available? Any other days/times that interest you for teaching?

If you have dog training experience, please submit a video 1-5 minutes in length demonstrating you training a skill. This skill should be a new skill the learner is learning, not one that your dog has done a million times. Don't have a dog? Ask to borrow a friends, family members, etc. If you'd like to include a short highlight video of some finished skills you have trained in addition, we'd love to see those too!