Explosive Detection Dog (EDD) / (K9 Handler)

Employer:ACADEMI / Constellis Group
Location: Aghanistan

Job Description
Note: All references made to EDD shall mean the Explosive Detection K9 and Handler.  In addition to the below requirements, candidate must also meet the requirements of three (3) years of Protective Security experience and One (1) year of the three, shall include experience in providing high threat protective services.  Experience can be gained in the employ of any national, State/Provincial, Local or commercial entities.

All K9 Handlers will have completed a minimum 3 hours block of instruction to include:
Recognition of IED's and explosives materials - This block will be both generic and specific to their country of assignment
Safe explosive handling/ Explosives storage protocols/ Explosives transportation protocols
Training in protocols to preclude cross contamination of explosive odors used in training and testing
Testing procedures as required by WPPS Phase 1 and Phase 2 Testing

Phase 1 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms Odor Recognition Test (NORT)
Phase 2 North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA) certification test.

This position / labor category is staffed in accordance with the requirements described below.
EDD is designated as support (S)
The EDD handler is required to attend the non-PSS WPS training course, as outlined in this contract
The EDD handler is required to maintain weapons qualification, as outlined in this contract, with the Glock and the M4
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 client.


Job Requirements
U.S. Citizen
Valid U.S. issued passport and driver’s license
Level 3 English proficiency
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.
A minimum of:
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 this contract
Able to recognize K9 diseases, be familiar with hygiene requirements, and know the
physical condition of the K-9
Certification documents shall accompany resumes

ACADEMI is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants receive consideration without regard to race, age, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, disability or any other basis prohibited by law.


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