Posting ID : A1068487305
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Labor Gigs
Seeking: Self Motivated, Energetic and Athletic Dog Trainer:
Local downtown Saint Louis shelter is searching for experienced dog trainers to join our rehabilitation team. Candidates will have 1+ years working with dogs in a shelter/ veterinary based environment. Background knowledge/certifications in canine behavioral science are a big plus, but not necessary. You will be joining other trainers/ experienced dog handlers to come up with treatment plans for a variety of different rescued dogs. We deal with every sort of behavioral disorder you can think of. but primarily: food aggression, dog selectivity, fear based aggression, PTSD, and a variety of medical abuse cases. We need someone who can pull up their sleeves and tackle issues with a good deal of confidence, as well as effectively communicate with other staff.
About the position: This is a physical job that functions in all weather conditions. Needless to say, this is primarily an outdoor position that is suited for a nature/canine psychology enthusiast. We are seeking both part and full time and can accommodate most schedules. You will need to be physically fit with no serious health impairments, as you will be walking and caring for dogs every day. You need to be over 20 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.