Certified Dog Trainer
Company: Fur-Get Me Not Pet Care
Posted on: January 15, 2022
We have an immediate opening for a Certified Professional Dog
Trainer with roughly 10-20 hours a week of availability to start
and would grow from there. Our training offerings include camp
services (one on one with dog working basic skills while attending
dog daycare or at the customer's home), private lessons
(individualized with client) at the customer's home or at our
school, and/or lead or assist group classes at our school. We do
offer some online training services via Google Meet.
Group classes include behavior oriented classes (e.g. reactive,
fear, impulse) and basic obedience. Group classes are offered on
weekends and weekday evenings, training camp and private lessons
are offered during the day and evenings, 7 days a week. There is
also an opportunity for the trainer to work with employees on dog
behavior and canine education.
Applicants should have experience in conducting private training
sessions specifically related to general obedience and good
manners. In addition, some experience in behavior specific coaching
is preferable. Applicant should also be well-versed in clicker
training, use positive methods, have a professional and positive
attitude, interested in expanding their knowledge in the animal
behavior field, and enjoy coaching people.
Preference is for candidates with 5 years or more of experience and
is well versed in positive reinforcement dog training. Applicant
must have experience teaching group classes, conducting private
sessions, and is enthusiastic about working with a team of
like-minded trainers. Candidate should have or be working towards
one of the following certifications CPDT-KA, CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA,
CDBC, KPA CTP, ACP-CDT, ACP-CDTA.
Fur-Get Me Not is a family owned and operated pet care business
that opened in 2000 and provides a full suite of pet services
including dog walking, pet sitting, dog daycare, and boarding. We
have offered dog training services since 2006. Our group classes
and private offerings focus on getting adopted rescues off to a
good start and developing well-mannered family dogs. We also
emphasize personalized training and offer a variety of behavior
related group classes. We are committed to teaching people how to
train their dogs using positive training methods, with a focus on
learning theory and animal behavior.
All team members are employees. Fur-Get Me Not handles marketing,
payroll, student registration and class management, training
supplies, and billing. This structure allows you to focus on
working with clients and dogs, and a team of trainers that share
the same passion.
Serious inquiries only please. If you are qualified and would like
to pursue a trainer position with us, please provide a resume that
outlines your experience.
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