Explosive Detection K-9 Handler


Employer:American K9 Detection Services, Inc.
Location: Afghanistan

American K9 Detection Services, Inc.Explosive Detection K-9 Handler (Afghanistan) in Afghanistan

Position Summary:
American K-9 Detection Services, LLC is seeking applications from qualifiedNepalese/Indian Gurkha K-9 Handlers in consideration for potential contractual duties in Afghanistan. The team serves to prevent unauthorized explosive devices from entering their assigned facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Providing Explosive Detection Support as directed by site manager to include searching vehicles, cargo trucks, and delivery vans;
Conducting onsite weekly training;
Preparing and maintaining documentation to ensure thorough training of assigned canine;
Inspecting all incoming mail, packages, and other deliveries being made to the facility in accordance with established procedures;
Conducting roving EDDT outer-perimeter patrols of the facility and occupied space in accordance with established procedures;
Maintaining comprehensive knowledge of rules, regulations, practices and procedures pertaining to bomb threats, explosive detection, and emergency responses, appropriate on-scene actions that are common industry standards; and
Maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), their use, handling procedures, practices, recognition, and actions.

​Minimum **Qualifications and Experience**
Must have a minimum of 1 year K-9 experience in law enforcement or military service.
Must be able to speak and understand English.
Must possess unquestionable integrity and exercise good judgement.

About AMK9
AMK9 was founded in October of 2003 and is a U.S. based Canine Service Team provider dedicated to providing world-class canine detection and security solutions to government agencies, non-government agencies, and private entities worldwide. Since its incorporation in 2003, AMK9 has built a global infrastructure that currently supports hundreds of operational canine detection teams worldwide that successfully conducts over 2,000,000 searches annually. AMK9 has been instrumental in the War Against Terror in the U.S., Afghanistan, and Iraq; and currently supplies Explosive Detection Dogs (“EDD”) Services to the Internal Revenue Services in the U.S. In addition, AMK9 has provided EDD Services to North Atlantic Treaty Organization Forces; specialty canine tracker dogs to security forces in Indonesia; and human remains detection Teams to Haiti. A testament to its proven abilities, AMK9 continues to grow and expand its security service offerings.

Report to Location: Afghanistan

Job Code: 168