Aug 26, 2012

Explosive Detection Dog / K9 Handler - Erbil, Iraq

Explosive Detection Dog / K9 Handler-1205537
EmployerDyncorp International
Security Clearance:Secret

Job Summary
The Explosive Detection Dog (EDD) K9 Handler is responsible for utilizing specially trained dogs to detect explosive materials and devices by searching vehicles, people and assigned areas.

Principal Accountabilities
The EDD handler is required to attend the non-PSS WPS training course.
The EDD handler is required to maintain weapons qualification with the Glock and the M4.
Use K9 to conduct searches to detect explosive materials and devices.
Prevent the unauthorized introduction of explosive devices or matter.
Maintain K9 training records to meet contract requirements.
Perform other functions as directed by the Government.

Knowledge & Skills
Ability to recognize K9 diseases, be familiar with hygiene requirements, and know the physical condition of the K-9. Certification documents shall accompany resumes.
Level 3 English proficiency.
Ability to obtain and maintain a US Passport.

Experience & Education
High School diploma or equivalent.
Certified in accordance with North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA), national/State/provincial military or law enforcement agency standards as a working K9 Handler.
Two years of service as a Military or Law Enforcement K9 Handler.
One (1) additional year of security-related experience. Experience can be gained in the employ of any national, State/Provincial, Local or commercial entities providing high threat protective services that require skills similar to those outlined in Exhibit E (Training Curriculum) of this contract.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Primary duty station(s) are located in Iraq.
Place of duty and environmental conditions can be extremely austere, harsh, and work can be performed under hostile conditions.
Candidate must pass pre-deployment medical screening as required.
Ability to function effectively in adverse situations.
No impediments to traveling overseas to and within countries that are considered dangerous or unhealthy.
No physical limitations of movement, carrying or lifting heavy items.
No physical limitations to standing in place for long periods of time

Ability to travel internationally.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin. (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).