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Job Details

Dog Handler

Employer

Ecopest Inc.

Date Posted

May 31, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.50 to $22.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 30, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Ecopest Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work setting

  • Kennel
  • Pet grooming shop
  • Dog training school

Tasks

  • Bathe and shampoo animals
  • Prepare food and feed animals
  • Clean and disinfect cages, pens, aquariums, kennels, runs, stall and enclosures
  • Supervise helpers
  • Maintain and order supplies

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Pet first aid course
  • Pet Grooming Certificate

Type of pets groomed

All breeds of dogs

Dog training expertise

  • Obedience
  • Canine behaviour problems/modification
  • Tracking and discrimination

Specialization or experience

Green economy sector

Animal specialization

Domestic animals/pets (cats, kittens, puppies, dogs, etc.)

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling

Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Commission
  • Group insurance benefits

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Dog Handler is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Pet Groomers and Animal Care Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to monitor and document animal behaviour, and to prepare food and feed animals, fish and birds at scheduled intervals

OBJECTIVE

Interest in assisting scientists and researchers in conducting laboratory tests with animals; and in using equipment for grooming animals

DIRECTIVE

Interest in handling and nurturing animals when grooming and when assisting breeders; and in training dogs to obey commands and perform specific duties in response to signals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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