CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Signature K9 Training Academy is Austin’s Highest rated dog training company. We’re offering a unique opportunity for someone to join our dog training team during our organizational expansion.

Our specialized services offer owners and their K9 companions the opportunity to build a strong bond. Through education, behavior modification and hands on instruction, we provide dogs and owners a one of kind experience that improve the relationship people have with their dogs.

KENNEL TECHNICIAN/BATHER

Elgin, TX 78621

Full-time, Part-time

 Personnel Qualification Highlights

Becoming a part of this exciting environment requires someone with a diverse set of leadership skills. Someone with the composure and personality to be a part of a team that meets the demands of clients and their pets in this challenging, fast-paced, dynamic, and fun environment.

  • Experience with dog training, veterinary medicine or other fields related directly to working with dogs a plus.
  • Well spoken, hardworking, enthusiastic, and motivated — Thrives in a challenging environment.
  • Have the ability to coach, encourage, and motivate owners, dogs, and other team members.
  • Have a passion for dogs, desire to learn balanced dog training techniques, canine physiology, conditioning/rehabilitation, and popular dog sports.

Job Description Highlights

As a Signature K9 Training Professional, you’re responsible for a hands-on lead by example approach to governing a one of kind experience for owners and their pets.

  • Organize, clean, inventory, and maintain crate room.
  • Be responsible for the care taking of up to 20 dogs a day including but not limited to potty breaks, structured play sessions, refresher training, administering medication, and feeding.
  • Participate in the daily operations focusing on team development, customer service, and performance quality.
  • Conduct weekly health assessments
  • Clean and maintain kennels and potty yard.
  • Bathe and clip dog’s nails
  • When appropriate the opportunity to be cross trained as a dog trainer may be offered.

The Ideal Candidate must have:

  • A strong work ethic. Dog trainers never work standard hours, so flexibility is important.
  • A passion for dogs.
  • A familiarity with balanced training methodology
  • Familiarization with dogs and open to developing an understanding of canine behavior modification.
  • Proven initiative and ability to champion a project from conception through to implementation.
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Skillful negotiator. Demonstrated ability to function effectively in high pressure environment.
  • Ability to defuse conflict and effectively change the course of conversation.
  • Sales/Marketing experience for client and prospective client interaction.
  • Clean background including no criminal record.
  • College degree is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Computer skills with the ability to do dog training videos (not totally required and will be trained).
  • Former law enforcement and military are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: Send all Resumes and Cover Letters to [email protected]

DOG TRAINER APPRENTICE

Elgin, TX 78621

Full-time, Part-time

We are seeking a DOG TRAINER APPRENTICE to join our team! You will be responsible for the overall care and well-being of the animals at our facility. The goal is to train you up to eventually become a professional dog trainer and added to our staff.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Handle general care tasks such as feeding and grooming of the animals
  • Assist in restraining animals for veterinary management
  • Keep records of animal feedings, treatments, and other updates
  • Engage in play activities and exercise with the animals
  • Maintain a clean and healthy kennel and work environment
  • Disposing of animal waste

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in animal care or other related fields
  • Passion to help and treat animals
  • Ability to interact with animals in a calm, non-threatening manner
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

TO APPLY: Send all Resumes and Cover Letters to [email protected]

DOG TRAINER

Elgin, TX 78621

Full-time, Part-time

Personnel Qualification Highlights

Becoming a part of this exciting environment requires someone with a diverse set of leadership skills. Someone with the composure and personality to be a part of a team that meets the demands of clients and their pets in this challenging, fast-paced, dynamic, and fun environment.

  • Experience with dog training, veterinary medicine or other fields related directly to working with dogs.
  • Well spoken, hardworking, enthusiastic, and motivated — Thrives in a challenging environment.
  • Have the ability to coach, encourage, and motivate owners, dogs, and other team members.
  • Have a passion for dogs, desire to learn balanced dog training techniques, canine physiology, conditioning/rehabilitation, and popular dog sports.

    Job Description Highlights

    As a Signature K9 Training Professional, you’re responsible for a hands-on lead by example approach to governing a one of kind experience for owners and their pets.

    • Teach & train owners with their dogs in accordance to The Process™ Signature K9’s curriculum.
    • Sell Board & train Programs, private lesson packages, and other services
    • Organize, manage, and represent Signature K9 Training Academy at informational booths & demonstrations during off site events.
    • Participate in the daily operations focusing on sales performance, team development, customer service, and performance quality;
    • Monitor performance metrics and participate in implementation of a policies, protocols, and curriculum.
    • Have the ability to lead, instruct, and manage subordinate trainers and ensure quality control in training results.

      The Ideal Candidate must have:

      A strong work ethic. Dog trainers never work standard hours, so flexibility is important.

        • A passion for dogs.
        • Experienced Canine Trainer who utilizes a balanced training methodology
        • Familiarization with dogs and open to developing an understanding of canine behavior modification.
        • Proven initiative and ability to champion a project from conception through to implementation.
        • Excellent relationship building skills
        • Experience in managing customer relationships
        • Skillful negotiator. Demonstrated ability to function effectively in high pressure environment.
        • Ability to defuse conflict and effectively change the course of conversation.
        • Two years or more of professional K-9, dog trainer, dog handling, or vet technician experience. Please specify in detail the dog trainer or technician experience listed on your resume.
        • Sales/Marketing experience for client and prospective client interaction.
        • Clean background including no criminal record.
        • Ability to organize one’s own schedule while being timely and dependable to clients.
        • College degree is preferred but not mandatory.
        • Computer skills with the ability to do dog training videos (not totally required and will be trained).
        • Former law enforcement and military are encouraged to apply.

        TO APPLY: Send all Resumes and Cover Letters to [email protected]