position vacant

casual/ppt dog trainers

Pups4Fun are seeking experienced canine professionals to join our training team.  We also have positions available for canine enthusiasts who are just starting on the journey to becoming a dog trainer.

Our training team currently teach puppy classes four nights a week at both our Southside and Northside indoor locations, as well as weeknight, weekday and Saturday classes at the Canberra Dog Hub.  This will include puppy classes, beginner and intermediate obedience, and special interest classes and workshops.  There is also the opportunity to work one on one with some of our daycare dogs, working to integrate dogs into social packs.

We are looking for people who are already well developed dog trainers, or those who may be just starting on their journey.  You must be passionate about dog behaviour and training, and keen to take in further learning and education.  We recommend the NDTF Cert III in Dog Training and Behaviour for further study, and this qualification is preferable, but not a requirement.

You must have great customer service and speaking skills, and have a thirst for knowledge.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

- Class instruction and assistance;
- Behaviour modification and training;
- Assistance with development of training syllabus;
- Team training and development;
- Customer service and administration;
- Communications with training stakeholders;
- Professional development; and
- Any other tasks as required.

Qualifications and Requirements

- NDTF Cert III in Dog Training and Behaviour (desirable);
- Delta Cert IV in Companion Animal Services (desirable);
- Cert IV in Training and Assessment (desirable);
- Experience in dog training and behaviour and class instruction;
- Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
- Employees are required to complete a National Police Check and WWVP card

About the Business

Established in 2008, Pups4Fun is Canberra’s leading dog daycare, dog training and dog grooming provider. We currently run around fifteen training classes a week, with more planned on the horizon.

Pups4Fun is one of Canberra’s largest pet industry employers. Everyone here has a purpose, and bring their own talents to the business. This is because we all strive towards the common goal of being Australia’s leading dog daycare and training facility.

People are at the centre of what we do! We value people who are passionate about providing an exceptional experience for our community. We challenge ourselves to constantly raise the bar!  We have huge career opportunity potential with a strong focus on continued education through our online programs.

With a team of over 50 employees, servicing over 800 dogs a week, we have career progression and great opportunities to bring your skills and knowledge to this great team.

We aim to remain leaders in the industry, and bring a high level of respect to the industry and the people working in it.