Kennel Master #AMK-0762

Kennel Master #AMK-0762

Job Category: K9 Handler / Trainer

Job Location: OCONUS and CONUS

Job State: Moyock, North Carolina, United States, Iraq

Job Description:


* Manage and maintain the kennel

* Conduct training of program explosives detection dogs

* Provide on and off compound detection of explosive materials

* Perform daily maintenance training (i.e., performance and explosives detection) and maintain training records for assigned detection dogs

* Maintain the day-to-day health and welfare of assigned detection dogs

* Maintain all assigned canine-related equipment

* Perform basic canine emergency first-aid as needed

* Maintain complete and thorough records associated with the task order detection dogs including, but not limited to:

  • Acquisition records
  • Health and immunization records
  • Training records
  • Handler records, to include the names and appropriate identifiers of all EDDs with whom the dog was worked while on the program
  • Acquisition, storage, and disposal records of all explosive training aids used during the contract period

* Responsible for the safe and efficient control, handling, and disposal of explosive training aids, ensuring that all training aids are handled, stored, and disposed of in accordance with established protocols/best practices

* Manage, supervise, and coordinate post assignments and schedules for canine handlers and trainers, including leave rotations and within-theater travel to and from sites within the task order area of responsibilities

  • Ensure that all program/project goals and objectives are achieved or exceeded.
  • Ensure high rates of customer satisfaction.
  • Interface with the client
  • Accurately forecast future requirements for personnel, canines, and equipment.
  • Track the status of the international movement of personnel, canines, and equipment.
  • Track equipment inventory and usage.
  • Help ensure contract compliance with policies and schedules.
  • Maintain and update project-related databases to facilitate client reporting deliverables.
  • Create and maintain project-specific administrative records.
  • Assist with R&R management and other travel requirements as needed.
  • Assist in the development of weekly and monthly status reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred 
  • Computer knowledge and use: Word, Outlook, general keyboard/typing skills
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Certification as EDD Handler
  • Certification as EDD Instructor or Kennel Master/Trainer course
  • Explosive detection canine experience - 4 years minimum as KM

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