Constellis Instructor, 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. RESPONSIBILITIES: The Instructor will understand ACADEMI K-9 operations, programs of instruction, and all standard operating procedures in order to provide the best training and certifications.
Evaluates student progress and mentors students in all areas of academic progress. Prepare student tests and evaluations to measure student progress. Utilize operant and classical training techniques to ensure the canine can detect materials as required. Develop and follow established training protocols in accordance with statements of work. Track assigned students and take responsibility for successful course implementation. Arrange operational exercises in order to replicate real life scenarios. Follow standard operating procedures when conducting and performing operational searches. Maintain the cleanliness of training areas, company vehicles, canine trailers, resources and facilities. Properly secure, handle, transport, and account for canine training aids in accordance with local laws, federal laws, and Company standard operating procedures. Evaluate and document canine behavior to determine training needs. Other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years of experience as a canine handler (detection) with a certificate of completion from a credible, recognized canine detection course. One year of experience instructing canine teams (in addition to being a handler), in various types of canine detection. Prefer canine detection instructor training certification or course with a federal agency, law enforcement agency, military organization, and/or an organization with major canine programs. Demonstrated experience in solving training problems with detection dogs. Must have a valid driver's license and possess a U.S. Passport. 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. WHY CONSTELLIS? 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. BENEFITS: 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 WORKING CONDITIONS: 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 8:00 to 5:00, however some extended or weekend hours may be required, and work schedule will vary. Travel may also be required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 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 Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled #constellis