COVID Safety Alert

Fully vaccinated staff and clients may choose to wear a mask. Masks are required for all staff and clients that are not fully vaccinated. Social distancing is still required for everyone. We are allowing two adults per class registration to attend our in-person group classes. Alternatively, we are also allowing one adult parent/guardian to attend with one child. All our facilities are equipped with Wifi and you are welcome to Zoom, Facetime, or otherwise virtually connect with other family at home during class time.

Training Positions

Are you a professional dog trainer looking for a change? Join our team of professional dog trainers to collaborate, share and expand your current dog training knowledge.

Potential Positions:

Group Class Trainer

Part Time - All facilities - This position is responsible for teaching a variety of group classes, from obedience, to sports and fun classes, to behavior modification classes. The position is primarily evenings and weekends, generally two to three days a week.

Boot Camp Trainer

Full Time - All facilities - These positions are responsible for training dogs in our Boot Camp program. Boot Camp trainers work Monday-Friday during normal working hours.

Group Class & In-Home Trainer

Full Time - All facilities and areas of the Cities - This position is responsible for teaching a variety of group classes, from obedience, to sports and fun classes, to behavior modification classes, as well as traveling to client homes for In Home Behavior sessions. The position is primarily early afternoon, evenings, and weekends, five days a week.

FIT Dogs Coach

Full Time - NE Minneapolis and St Paul - These positions are responsible for training dogs in our FIT Dogs program. FIT Dog trainers work Monday-Friday during normal working hours.

Requirements:

  • A love of teaching & helping people

  • A love of training dogs

  • A minimum of one year of dog class training experience

  • The ability to work evenings and weekends (does not apply to Boot Camp and FIT Dogs positions)

  • Ability to work independently and as a team

  • A passion for animal behavior and continued learning about all things dogs


Why join The Canine Coach?

  • Join a team of outgoing, fun, and supportive people!

  • Competitive wages!

  • Full time benefits that include paid time off, gold level health insurance and dental coverage and 401K plan.

  • Work perks that include access to our learning library (physical and online), facility use, free classes, continuing education and more!

  • We provide the curriculum, training, and support for all training services.


Interested?

Apply today by sending your resume and cover letter to our Training Manager, Erin (erin@thek9coach.com). In your cover letter, please include the following information:

  • Why would you be a good fit for The Canine Coach!

  • Years and description of experience training and working with dogs

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

  • What are your favorite and least favorite parts of your current training position?

  • Any other supplemental information (dog sport awards, volunteer experience, etc)

Please include as much information as you can! We love details :)

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