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Sleddog handler/guide

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Bezanson, AB
Grande Prairie, AB
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Full Time
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Sports and Recreation

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Description:

- Responsibilities include: feeding, watering, cleaning, training, massaging and all jobs pertaining to the care of a racing/touring kennel of Alaskan Huskies.

- Work hours and days vary. Hours can be between 10-18 per day, 6 to 7 days a week (40-80 hours per week).

- $13.60/hour.  Overtime is paid at regular hourly wage not time and a half.

- Re-location costs not covered by employer

Requirements:

- 3 years or more experience with sled dogs in a touring and racing kennel

- The applicant must be in good physical shape, able to lift at least 100 lbs, able to work long hours in all weather conditions especially winter weather conditions

-applicant must be able to handle a fast paced environment and be able to think on your feet and problem solve independently

- Must have the ability to do carpentry work and yard maintenance

- Applicant must have a valid drivers license

- Applicant must be willing to live on site as work hours are irregular and long during training

- Minimum 1 year commitment required

- HIgh School Diploma or Equivalent required

- Criminal Record Check required

- Experience with an Iditarod dog team is an asset

- English speaking with a second language being an asset

-Dog training skills, knowledge how to bath, clip nails and basic dog first aid




 


Posted: February 7, 2018
Closes:April 8, 2018