Constellis Trainer, K9 in Moyock, North Carolina
Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the leading provider of risk management and operational support services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, AMK9, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, OMNIPLEX, Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world. Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Constellis is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C. in Reston, VA.
The Canine Trainer will utilize operant and classical training techniques to train canines in detection of explosives, narcotics, utilize approved training methods for controlled aggression and obedience training, and other materials as necessary. The Trainer will prepare canines for operational missions to include acclimation into new and various environments.
Provide canine welfare for all canines.
Develop and follow established training protocols in accordance with statements of work and standard operating procedures.
Train and manage multiple canines through the training process, from initial training through certification.
Arranges 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.
Secure and account for canine training aids, equipment, company vehicles, canine trailers, company assets, and resources.
Maintain the cleanliness of training areas, company vehicles, canine trailers, resources, and facilities.
Follow standard operating procedures when conducting and performing operational searches.
Assist when needed in instruction of new handlers and trainers.
Other duties as assigned.
Two years of experience training canines in various types of detection required.
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 dogs.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Effective oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization.
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.
With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees' ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world's most demanding places.
Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, work-life balance, and tailored career development programs that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
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
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 required.
Must be able to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 75 lbs. Requires standing for long periods of time in all weather conditions. Requires intermittent sitting, walking, running, climbing, squatting, stretching, bending, and kneeling. Requires constant use of hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet