Explosive Detection K-9 Handler - Austin, TX (Full-Time)

AMK9 10 Reviews – Austin, TX
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Job Description

Summary:

American K-9 Detection Services, LLC is currently seeking to hire an experienced Explosive Detection K-9 Handler to perform duties in Austin, TX. This is a Full-Time Seasonal Position (January 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015). This position offers a competitive compensation package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

· Provide K-9 support EDD.

· Will be required to conduct mounted and dismounted operations carrying up to 75 pounds of gear.

· Must be able to operate successfully in austere living conditions with varying threat levels.

· Must be self-reliant and able to work independently or as part of a team.

· Must be physically fit and able to perform the essential functions of the position.

· Must be able to work with or around explosives.

· Must be tactically and technically proficient.

· Must be a flexible and fluid team player possessing the proper mind set for operating in high risk environments.

· Competitive pay based on level of experience and training.

Qualifications and Experience

· Must have a minimum of 1 year certified K-9 Explosive Detection experience.

· Must have a minimum of 2 years Law Enforcement and/or Security experience.

· Must have ability to pass credit & background check – must not have any violent crime felonies, spouse or child abuse convictions.

· Must be able to provide personal and professional references.

· Secret security clearance level and above preferred but not required.

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.


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