SAIC is seeking Animal Training Support Specialists for upcoming work in various airports throughout the US.
In this position, you will provide the day-to-day support to the NEDCTP, aiding in the reality based training drills and scenarios. You will be required to “live” role through the use of inflexible scripted scenarios on an impromptu basis. You must be able to adapt roles as needed in a realistic manner as the training situation dictates.
This is an on call position and is not full time employment. There is no guarantee on the amount of work you will be requested to provide. You must be able and willing to travel as needed to be considered. Candidates can be located anywhere throughout the United States near a major airport.
We are looking for applicants whose home airports would be ATL, LAX, ORD, DFW, DEN, JFK, SFO, MCO, MSP, DCA, IAD, BWI
100% travel required; trips are typically 3 days in duration
Must be willing to travel to various locations throughout the US for the duration of the assignment
Must be a US Citizen
High School diploma or equivalent GED, no hands on experience required
Must be 18 years of age to be considered
Ability and willingness to stand for long periods of time during an 8-hour shift
Must be willing to work closely with canines on a daily basis when supporting events
Must not have any allergies to canines
Must not fear being around/near canines
Strong written and oral communication skills are required, as well as the ability to work well with others in a team environment
Must be knowledgeable in computers and have the ability to navigate software programs that will be used in timekeeping, training, travel reservations, and preparing expense reports
Must maintain responsible, dependable behavior, as well as professional focus and awareness
Schedule may contain work on any day from Sunday through Saturday, and may include irregular hours, nights, changing shifts, and split shifts