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Petco Sr Dog Trainer in Wichita, Kansas

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Responsibilities:

M u s t p r o m o t e t h e p o s i t i v e t r aini n g phil o s ophi e s o f t h e P e t c o ’ s P o s i t i v e D o g T r ain i n g P r o g r a m an d e n s u r e a sa f e do g t r aini n g en v i r on m e n t f o r pe t p a r e n t s , c u s t o m e r s , d o gs an d P e t c o pa r t n e r s .

• P r o m o t e , c ond uc t an d in s t r u c t al l c u r r e n t D o g T r ain i n g c u rr i c ul a .

• M o n i t or e x ecu t i on o f s t o r e b r and cha n g e i m p l e m e n t a t i on.

• C o mm i t t o enh a nc i ng co mm un i c a t i on and t e a m w o r k b e t w een dog a nd pet p a r ent by o f f e r i ng pos i t i v e so l u t i ons and r e w a r d i ng s u cces s .

• I n t e r act p r o f e ss i ona ll y a nd e f f e c t i v e l y t h r ou g h v e r bal and w r i tt en co mm un i ca t i on w i t h a l l s t o r e m an a g e m e n t , Di s t r i ct M an g e r ’ s, A n i m al C a r e S e r v i ces M ana g e r ’ s, pet pa r en t s and

s t o r e pa r t ne r s r e g a r d i n g D og T r a i n i ng or o t h e r p e t se r v i ces.

• I s e ff e c t i v e i n a v a r i e t y of f o r m al p r esen t a t i o n se tt i n g s and can c o mm and a tt e n t i on, es t ab li sh c l ear d i r ec t i ons and c r ea t e a c li m a t e t h a t m o t i v a t es o t he r s.

• E nco m pass e x ce ll ent li s t en i ng s k ill s w i t h t he ab i l it y t o e f f e c t i v e l y coach i n an encou r a g i n g and m o t i v a t i ng w ay by de l i v e r i ng po i n t s e ff i c i e n t l y and eas i l y . A b i l i t y t o i n f l uence w i t hout

au t ho r i t y .

• E s t ab li sh app r en t i ce t r a i n i ng schedu l es i n co ll abo r a t i on w i t h G en e r al M ana g e r ’ s, Di s tr i c t

M an g e r ’ s and A n i m al C a r e S e r v i ces M ana g e r ’ s .

• E v a l ua t e and co mm un i ca t e app r e n t i ce s t ude n t p r o g r ess w i t h s t uden t ’ s h o m e s t o r e G en e r al

M ana g e r . Lead o n g o i n g en g a g e m ent and a d he r ence t o t r a i n i ng p r ocess t o ensu r e b r and i n t eg r i t y .

• A b ili t y t o assess ap p r e n t i ce co r e co m p e t enc i e s and p r o v i de c l ea r , d i r ect f eed b a c k and

coach i ng on p e r f o rm an c e.

• U pon co m p l e t i on o f D o g T r a i n i ng I n s tr u c t or P r o g r a m , g r ad u a t e and ce r t i f y app r en t i ces w i t h co n f i dence t hat t he a p p r en t i ce can succ e s s f u l l y pe r f o r m a l l t a s k s a nd du t i es w hen

r ep r ese n t i ng P e t co ’ s b r a nd.

Ot h e r D u t i es and R es p ons i b i l i ti e s :

• S e t s, ca p t u r e s, r eco r d s and co m m un i ca t es D o g T r a i n i ng c l ass se lli ng t a r g e t s w i t h a ll pa rt n e r s i n con j un c t i on w i t h G en e r al M ana g e r .

• S chedu l e a m i n i m u m o f t w o n e w c l asses s t a rt i n g w ee k l y ( 5 s t a r t da t es a m on t h on a

w ee k end da y ) , i nc l ude t w o l e v el t w o c l asses, t w o C an i ne G ood Ci t i z en c l asses and adhe r e t o t he n a t i onal se m i n a r d a t es and t i m es. A dd s e m i na r s and w o r k shops on a s- needed bas i s . T he D og T r a i n i n g ca l en d ar m ust be p o s t ed t w o m on t hs i n ad v ance and u p da t ed w i t h any chan g es ( i n pa r t ne r sh i p wi t h o t h e r D o g T r a i ne r s )

• C r oss - tr a i n s t o r e m an a ge m ent and p a rt n e r s on h ow t o p r o m o t e D og T r a i n i ng c l ass e s w i t h

G. U . E . S. T. + m odel by e n g a g i n g p e t p a r en t s and p r o v i de so l u t i ons t o v a r i ous t r a i n i ng cha ll en g es, and t he p r o d uc t s needed t o ass i s t i n so l v i ng t hose i ssu e s w i t h i n es t ab li shed g u i de li nes.

• M a i n t a i n and u t il i z e a l l D og T r a i n e r t oo l s as d e f i ned i n op e r a t i onal g u i de li nes ( such as ca l enda r s, f l y e r s, bus i n e ss ca r ds, l ocal s t o r e m a r k e t i ng, bu il d an e v en t ) wi t h a l l pa rt ne r s as pa r t o f G . U . E . S. T . + t o d r i v e t he D o g T r a i n i ng bus i ness.

• Fo r m and m a i n t a i n pa r t n e r sh i ps w i t h s t o r e m an a ge m en t , s t o r e pa r t ne r s, g r oo m i ng pa r t ne r s ,

3 r d pa rt y se r v i ces v en d o r s and l ocal adop t i on pa rt n e r s and r ec o g n i z e P e t co ’ s T h i n k

A dop t i on F i r st ph il osoph y .

• B e f a m ili ar w i t h a l l n e w p r oduc t s and se r v i ces i n o r der t o e n g a g e cu s t o m e r s r e g a r d i ng new p r oduct and s e r v i ces f e a t u r es and ben e f i t s .

• E x ecu t e bo t h n a t i onal a n d l ocal po li c i es and p r c e du r es r e l a t ed t o t he de li ve r y o f P os i t i v e D og T r a i n i ng c l asses w i t h P e t co pet pa r e n t s , i nc l ud i ng op e r a t i on s , s a f e t y , and l oss p r e v en t i on m eas u r es.

• K no wl ed g e o f D o g T r a i n i ng c l ass m a t e r i a l s and t oo l s a v a il a b l e f o r s t o r e o r der t h r o u g h t he O n li ne S upp l y S y s t em and, i n pa rt n e r sh i p w i t h t he D og and C a t D epa r t m ent M ana g e r , ensu r e a l l p r oduc t s a r e a v a i l ab l e i n s t o r e and s t o c k ed at a l l t i m e s.

• E ff e c t i v e l y e m p l oy sug g e s t i v e en r o ll m ent t echn i q u es t o cons i s t e n t l y i nc r ease and d r i v e D og

T r a i n i n g e n r o ll m en t s w h i l e m e e t i ng and e x ceed i ng bu d g e t .

• M a i n t a i n f a m ili a r i t y w i t h cu rr e n t s t o r e p r o m o t i ons and spec i al se r v i ces.

• C o m p l e t e and m a i n t a i n My Lea r n i n g C en t er ( M L C ) co u r ses as a s s i g ne d .

• M a i n t a i n D og T r a i n i ng a r ea c l ean li ness and eq u i p m e n t per ope r a t i onal g u i de li nes and P o li c y and P r ocedu r e s . T h i s i nc l ude s , but i s not li m i t ed t o m a i n t a i n i ng d o g tr a i n i n g b a rr i e r s , dog t r a i n i ng k i o s k and a s soc i a t ed s i g n a g e.

Education & Experience:

  1. Hi g h school d i p l o m a o r G E D i s g en e r a ll y p r e f e rr ed.

  2. CPD T - K A o r K a r en P r i o r A cade m y ( KPA - C T P ) c e rt i f i c a t i ons p r e f e r r ed.

  3. P r e v i ous e x pe r i ence t each i ng pos i t i v e r e i n f o r ce m e n t D o g T r a i n i n g t echn i q u e s i n g r oup o r c l ass s e tt i n g s p r e f e rr e d .

  4. M ust ha v e co m p l e t ed Pe t co ’ s P os i t i v e D og T r a i n i ng I n s t r uc t o r P r o g r am and m ust m a i n t a i n des i g n a t i on o f P e t co P os i t i v e D og T r a i n i ng c e rt i f i ed

    D T I.

  5. C ons i s t en t l y m eet and e x ceed D og T r a i n i ng bu d g e t ed sa l es f or t he m o s t r ecent 90 day t i m e fr a m e.

  6. P r o m o t e , c ond uc t an d i n s t r u c t a l l cu rr e n t D og T r a i n i ng o f f e r i n g s i n ho m e

    s t o r e cons i s t e n t l y f or at l east 6 m o n t h s .

Work Environment:

T he m a j o r i t y o f j ob d u t i e s a r e condu c t ed i ndoo r s, a l t ho u g h m e r chand i se s t o c k i n g and cus t o m er ca r r y - ou t s w i l l r e q u i r e t h a t a pa r t ner l ea v e t he s t o r e b r i e f l y . P os i t i on r e q u i r es bend i n g , k nee li ng, l i ft i ng ( up t o 50 pounds, as ne c essa r y ) and s t and i n g f o r l ong pe r i ods o f t i m e. T he l a r g e m a j o r i t y o f t h i s p a rt n e r ’ s t i m e w il l be spent i n d i r ect co n t a c t

wit h our cus t o m e r s and t he i r d o g s. D u r i n g D o g T r a i n i ng I n s t r uc t o r P r o g r a m tr a v el t o app r en t i ce s t o r e m ay be r e q u i r ed.

Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification.

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