Instructor / Detection Dog Trainer
Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Anonymous
Wagtail UK Ltd is an international, multi-award-winning company, specialising in detection dogs and dog handler training. Established in 2003, Wagtail provides detection dogs and related services for government agencies including UK Border Force, HM Revenue and Customs, Police, Trading Standards and Armed Forces. The company specialises in detection dogs for explosives, drugs, tobacco and products of animal origin including ivory, bush meat and pangolin scale, and prides itself on a philosophy to deliver quality without compromise.
What will this role of Instructor / Detection Dog Trainer entail?
Working from the detection dog handling school in North Wales, as an Instructor / Detection Dog Trainer, you will be part of a team of Instructors yet delivering courses independently. You will deliver a wide variety of pre-prepared structured courses to both private clients and company employees, which will be both hands on and classroom based.
Courses delivered by Wagtail include but are not limited to; Passive / Proactive / Dual Purpose Dog Handler Drug Detection courses - Level 3, and an Explosive Detection Dog Handler course - Level 4.
Tobacco and Live Body dog training is also undertaken by the highly-skilled Wagtail Instructors.
What will I need to be considered for this Instructor / Detection Dog Trainer vacancy?
* Proven detection dog handling experience with explosive and drugs searches
* Qualified Assessor / Instructor
* NASDU accredited
* Have a full UK driving licence
Whilst not essential, a background within the military or police force is highly desired.
What will I receive in return?
You will be part of a well-established and growing business, where you will have the opportunity to attain further qualifications with a variety of classifications of dogs.
Salary: £27,183, rising to £28,355 per annum following successful completion of six-month probation period.
Contract Type: Permanent, full time hours
Location: Near to Flint (Flintshire, North Wales)
Please note, due to the nature of the business, there is a strict selection and vetting process involved in the hiring for this position.
All applications for this Instructor / Detection Dog Trainer vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions