Website British Army

Job Description:

As a Dog Handler, you’ll take Military Working Dogs (MWD) wherever the Army is deployed. You start by working with protection dogs; making sure that bases and Army sites are safe and secure. Later, you might be chosen to handle specialist dogs that can sniff out arms and explosives. In barracks and on low-level training exercises, you’ll work with colleagues in the Royal Army Veterinary Corps. On operations or large-scale exercises, you’ll support troops from every part of the Army – wherever military dogs are needed. You’ll train your dogs to the highest standard and enjoy an incredible bond. Together, you could save lives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work mostly outdoors.
  • Work in challenging and hostile environments.
  • Use all your patience and a consistent approach to work successfully with animals.
  • Carry out other military duties.
  • Work outside normal hours (looking after animals).

Job Requirements:

  • Age: 18 years – 49 years 6 months
  • Qualifications: No formal qualifications needed
  • Mid Thigh Pull 50kg
  • MSFT (beep test) level 6.6
  • Medicine Ball Throw 2.7m
  • 2km run 11m 30s

Job Details:

Company: British Army

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Location: Sutton, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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