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Assistant Trainer

Our trainers are the key to a safe and comfortable space for all dogs and their families. 


Our job is to demonstrate and promote how The Indoor Dog Park solves a key day-to-day need in the community - providing a safe, clean, comfortable, and fun place to play with your dog. We approach business in a nimble and agile way - changing the game for dogs and their parents, making safety our top priority, and letting our state-of-the-art facilities, amenities, and technology speak for itself.


As an Assistant Trainer, you are responsible for key activities that make The Indoor Dog Park a safe staple in the community. From monitoring and maintaining safe play to ensuring a clean and presentable facility, you are the lynchpin keeping the Park running smoothly. 


Our team of Assistant Trainers are backed by an Expert Trainer that acts as your coach, mentor, and advisor. You’re never alone and always working as a team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Be the face of The Indoor Dog Park for all members/clients

  • Ensure The Indoor Dog Park values and policies are upheld by all members

  • Assist new and existing members with clean up and monitoring to ensure safe play

  • Educate and coach members on acceptable play and dog behavior

  • Intervene and redirect or remove any dogs that present risk to the Park

  • Ensure the facility is clean, stocked appropriately, and is in good working order

  • Assist with planning, coordination, and execution of special events, as needed


Job Qualifications

  • Must love dogs!

  • Demonstrates comfort with dogs: Hands-on experience in a setting managing multiple dogs at one time

  • Experienced ability to read, understand, interpret, and translate dog language and behavior

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to positively and professionally handle difficult situations

  • Ability to walk and/or stand for the entire shift

  • Proficient use and access to a mobile device for team messaging (Slack App)

  • Reliably commute to or plan to relocate near Cranberry Township before start date

  • At least 18 years or older

Reporting, Availability, and Benefits

  • Reports to Master Trainer

  • Hourly position - $15.00 per hour

  • Performance-based bonuses available

  • The Indoor Dog Park is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, including holidays

  • An appropriate work-life balance is important to us. This position allows for flexible hours and schedules. You have the freedom to schedule 1-7 shifts per week. A set schedule will be determined with the appropriate candidate prior to execution of the employment agreement. In addition to the agreed-upon schedule, extended hours and weekend options may be available from time to time but are not required.

  • Time off is permitted with advance notice according to the Employee Handbook

  • All employees receive complimentary Memberships for their dogs that pass a Temperament Session

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