Our Employment Opportunities
As a Beyond the Dog trainer, you will join a team consisting of a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, and Certified Professional Dog Trainers.
New employees work closely with a Training Mentor, visiting dogs and clients in their home to conduct training on a variety of behaviors from standard obedience to aggression. In addition, trainers are expected to house dogs and train them in our Board and Train program. Once fully trained in our system, you will work independently on a flexible schedule, seeing an average of 25 appointments per week, including some evenings and weekends. We would prefer candidates be available for a Tues-Sat schedule. Applicants will need to have a reliable mode of transportation and live in a home with no more than one roommate and conducive to housing between 1-3 dogs for Board and Train or Boarding.
Trainers are compensated on a tiered system with guaranteed starting salary and tremendous earning potential based on acquiring related skill sets. Our pay structure also includes the potential for monthly incentive pay. Compensation for trainers who have met the criteria set forth (typically 6 month period) ranges from $45,000 to $60,000. Advancement opportunities beyond the pay range is available as Beyond the Dog expands to other market areas.
Skills and Education required:
- Bachelor’s degree and previous experience training dogs using a balanced approach
- Ability to work independently and interact with clients in a confident, professional and friendly manner
- Motivated to learn and apply behavior modification protocols within provided framework
- Computer skills required to create and manage training checklists, manage schedule, correspond with clients via email and track sessions/hours for payroll