Join our team at Skiptown as a Dog Trainer and play a vital role in enriching the lives of pets and their owners through positive reinforcement-based training. As a Dog Trainer, you will be responsible for conducting group classes, training sessions, addressing behavioral issues, and fostering a positive learning environment for both dogs and their owners.

The ideal Dog Trainer candidate has…

  • Previous experience as a dog trainer
  • A passion for working with dogs and a commitment to positive reinforcement training methods
  • Availability for a full-time schedule, Sunday and Tuesday required

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct individual and on-leash group training sessions for dogs of varying ages and breeds
  • Evaluate and address behavioral issues using positive reinforcement techniques
  • Educate pet owners on effective training methods and techniques
  • Stay updated on the latest training trends and methodologies
  • Ensure a safe and positive training environment for both dogs and owners
  • Facilitate intermediate training classes and above
  • Ability to create individualized training programs based on client needs

What you’ll bring:

  • Positive reinforcement training background
  • CPDT-KA Training Certification preferred or minimum of 100 hours training experience

Skipper Perks:

  • For Full-Time Employees - Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits (Vision is free - because we want you to see all those cute puppy faces!)
  • Certification and continuing education allowance
  • Free DashPass (through DoorDash) for free delivery at Skiptown (and anywhere you want food delivered)
  • Dogs at work...every single day
  • Purple swag. Lots of purple. We’re serious. You should really like purple

Who we are:

Skiptown is a rapidly growing, technology-enabled startup based in Charlotte, NC that is changing the way people care for, have fun with, and socialize around their pets. The pet services industry is ready to be disrupted and we are leading the charge. Through our top notch team, cutting-edge facilities, and innovative technology, we are revolutionizing the pet parent experience. Come join our team of dog lovers and help build the hub for pets and their people.