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Army Military Police K9 Handler

Company: United States Army
Location: South Sioux City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

In the United States Army, Military Working Dog (MWD) K9 handlers are responsible for the care and training of his or her service dog, which contributes to combat operations abroad and installation security at home by providing target odor detection (explosive/drug). Service dogs, generally seen as a non-lethal option for neutralizing a threat, also serve as a psychological deterrent during law enforcement operations. You will also be able to work alongside Federal, State, County and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.*Job Duties** Patrol Drug Detector Dog (PDDD) handler* Patrol Explosive Detector Dog (PEDD) handler* Health and Welfare searches* Law and Order operations* Installation Force Protection and Law and Order support* VIP support* Customs support*_Training_*Job training for Military Working Dog handlers requires 17 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) on how to care for, handle and train a Military Working Dog (MWD). The training is in two phases. The first seven-week phase covers on-the-job instruction and teaches police methods and techniques for dog handling. The second phase of instruction is an 11-week course that provides basic instructions on the application of Military Working Dog utilization and employment capabilities. Phase II instructs in basic obedience, controlled aggression, first aid, principles of conditioning, building searches, scouting, detection, and daily care and grooming of assigned MWD.*Handlers will also learn other basic skills, including: ** Basic use of firearms* Military/civil laws and jurisdiction* Arrest and restraint of suspects* Other specialized dog handling techniques*Compensation** Paid training* Salary Pay* Housing and meal allowance for full-time positions* 30 days of paid vacation each year, in addition to federal holidays* 401(K) type savings plan* Full-coverage medical and dental insurance for Soldiers and immediate family members* Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 coverage)* Education Benefits (GI Bill) - tuition, housing, and book fees for 36 academic months of college* Tuition Assistance - up to $4500 per year* Student Loan Repayment - up to $65,000 in college loan repayment* Signing bonus - up to $40,000 in cash bonuses*In order to meet the minimum qualifications, you must: ** Be under 35 years old* Be a US Citizen or Hold at least permanent residence (I-551/Greed Card)* Have a High School Diploma/GED* Have no major medical issues* Have no major law violations (Felony level)*If you are interested in finding out more about this position, please apply now and within 24-48 hours, you will receive an email from our recruiting team, directly.*Thank you!Anthony DeMuse Sr.Social Media Recruiting Team\_demuse (Add me) Anthony DeMuse_As a student, graduate, parent or teacher, take a look at the different opportunities we can offer you or someone you know.__Job Types: Full-time, Part-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental Insurance* Employee Discount* Health Insurance* Life Insurance* Paid Time Off* Parental Leave* Professional Development Assistance* Relocation Assistance* Retirement Plan* Tuition Reimbursement* Vision Insurance

Keywords: United States Army, Sioux City , Army Military Police K9 Handler, Professions , South Sioux City, Iowa

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