Animal Trainer Resume Samples

Animal Trainer trains animals for riding, security, assisting, obedience, and performance. The training is done as per the needs or requirements of the client. Some of the core tasks are mentioned on the Animal Trainer Resume as – training animals to carry a pack of loads, training animals for participating in competition or shows, speaking with animal owners and determining their goals; developing an understanding of animal behavior; creating training regimes for animals; feeding and medicating animals; using positive reinforcement and other techniques to elicit desired animal behavior; educating others about animals, their training and environment, and familiarizing animals with voices and contacts.

The most sought-after skills include – love and passion for animals, extensive experience working with animals, strong presentation, interpersonal and communication skills; patience and exceptional teaching skills; thorough record-keeping skills, excellent problem-solving abilities. A high school diploma or equivalent is needed to work in this capacity.

Animal Trainer Resume example

Animal Trainer Resume

Summary : Responsible for Performing all daily approved husbandry tasks including food preparation, and also Maintaining safe and sanitary work areas and animal living environments.

Skills : Office Administration, Microsoft Word 2016, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness or unhealthy conditions requiring medical care.
    2. Cued or signal animals during performances.
    3. Administered prescribed medications to animals.
    4. Evaluated animals to determine their temperaments, abilities, or aptitude for training.
    5. Fed or exercised animals or provide other general care, such as cleaning or maintaining holding or performance areas.
    6. Talked to or interact with animals to familiarize them to human voices or contact.
    7. Conducted training programs in order to develop and maintain desired animal behaviors for competition, entertainment, obedience, security, riding and related areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Animal Trainer Resume

Objective : To be an effective liaison to human communities, positively promoting my employer's mission, goals, and philosophies in way that enriches the lives of everyone and furthers the appreciation, understanding, and education of humanity through unparallelled world class service.

Skills : Spa Bath Attendant, Construction, Food Expiditer, Food Expiditer, Animal Trainer.

Description :

    1. Professionally instructed and condition up to eight dogs with principles of positive reinforcement while exercising business ethics and standards.
    2. Motivated and supported pet parents on techniques to improve behavior, encourage them to be consistent, and maintain relationship.
    3. Educated pet parents about ethology, genetics, behavior problems, nutrition, and some medical issues.
    4. Worked in collaboration with all managers and staff members to ensure highest quality customer satisfaction in accordance with PetSmart's policies and procedures, mission, goals, and training philosophy.
    5. Accountable for organizing and assigning clients to upcoming classes according to their personal needs and business judgement.
    6. Constantly monitored the humane care, cleaning, and feeding of PetSmart animals, and ensure highest standards of husbandry, safety, and handling are being adhered to.
    7. Ensured all records are documented in a timely and accurate manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Animal Trainer Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Animal Trainer with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Animal Husbandry-zoo, Animal Husbandry-pets.

Description :

    1. Introduced associates to their jobs, including basic training; rotation procedures; safe work habits.
    2. Monitored associates progress and report to supervisor on a daily basis.
    3. Reviewed performance with associates and advise of strengths and weaknesses. 
    4. Forwarded documentation of all evaluation forms to supervisor.
    5. Reinforced evaluation procedures, clock-in and clock-out procedures.
    6. Facilitated incorporation of associates into the work team.
    7. Adhered to all safety requirements including PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures and Process Safety Management related matters.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                0-2 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Entry Level
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Of Science

                Animal Trainer Resume

                Objective : Responsible for Initiating application of short-term behavioral troubleshooting in a pro-active manner, and also Making daily observations of animals and report any abnormalities to the staff supervisor.

                Skills : Time Management, Personable, Organized, And Self Motivator.

                Description :

                  1. Responsible for all basic care of the dog, I trained him/her every day to prepare them to become a service dog.
                  2. Put skills on the dog and modified behaviors.
                  3. Graduated three dogs to people with disabilities and helped them gain their independence by providing them with a well mannered and trained service dog.
                  4. Had to communicate with people daily and had to express the concerns and needs of the dog.
                  5. Had to teach the client how to properly work with the dog and how to deal with certain situations.
                  6. Had to problem-solve daily to determine what worked for each individual dog.
                  7. Had to work with a team of people.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                GED

                Animal Trainer Resume

                Objective : Responsible for the importing of all survey results and assists with analysis of sales plans and their follow-up, and also Providing advanced lab animal technical training to staff. In conjunction with the manager of Training, Quality, and Compliance, manages an advanced training program for all staff and a training program for new recruits.

                Skills :

                Description :

                  1. Trained educational animals using operant conditioning and positive reinforcement o specifically a donkey to the station.
                  2. Cleaned exhibits, holding areas, and daily maintenance of the safari grounds.
                  3. Recorded daily, weekly and monthly records of the animals.
                  4. Prepared and administered daily diets of mammals, birds, and reptiles.
                  5. Aided and facilitated in the guest and animal interaction by answering questions.
                  6. Gave guided VIP and general tours of the safari.
                  7. Participated in Company and department safety programs.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                0-2 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Entry Level
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Of Science

                Animal Trainer Resume

                Summary : Animal Trainer experience 14+ years of experience working with animals in the Entertainment Industry Exceptional communication skills both verbally and in writing Ability to multi-task, thorough and detail-oriented Excellent computer skills; working knowledge in Windows, Microsoft Office/Excel, Mac, and SQL.

                Skills : Mac OS X, Windows 7, Excel.

                Description :

                  1. Created an office environment where job inquiries, invoices, and bills could be maintained more effectively, including transferring the office from PC to MAC in order to accommodate for movie scripts and budgeting software.
                  2. Successfully completed specific animal intense projects, therefore, increasing repeat business.
                  3. Organized and supervised multiple animal jobs as well as multiple trainers to ensure all client's requests were met.
                  4. Trained behaviors on individual animals; prepping them for working on set.
                  5. Consistent approval from AHA (American Humane Association) regarding my methods used to train animals during prep as well as on set.
                  6. Groomed and maintained various animals while following specific USDA guidelines.
                  7. Wrote daily reports on sick, injured, or babies' special diets, feedings, and medications.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                Associates Of Arts

                Animal Trainer Resume

                Objective : Animal Trainer Professional seeking a career in a well developed and growing company. Would like to work within a company that I will make a career in and build my knowledge within. I have experience in filing, keeping records, computer programs, and am willing to learn new things.

                Skills : Microsoft Office, Lawson, Multitasking

                Description :

                  1. Oversaw the daily husbandry requirements for the multi-taxa collection.
                  2. Responsible for daily weights, diet preparation, cleaning, exhibit maintenance, and training.
                  3. Managed the enrichment protocols and developed enrichment schedules.
                  4. Presented school programs and daily animal encounters.
                  5. Supervised the Parrot Playhouse.
                  6. Managed admission and attendance, while simultaneously ensuring the safety and welfare of the lorikeet flock.
                  7. Trained animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or assisting persons with disabilities.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Of Arts

                Animal Trainer Resume

                Objective : Hardworking, organized, Animal Trainer professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

                Skills : MS Office, Documentation Skills, Multitasking.

                Description :

                  1. Trained animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition.
                  2. Cared for baby fawns, zebras, wallabies.
                  3. Intensive trained of enclosures and cages for over 100 animals that included domestics, hoof-stock, birds of prey, baboons, lemurs, bear, lion, tigers and mountain lion, and reptiles.
                  4. Advised animal owners regarding the purchase of specific animals.
                  5. Delivered hands-on, one to one training in accordance with a standard program developed by area supervisory and management requirements.
                  6. Assessed knowledge and skill levels of trainees and production staff.
                  7. Documented, reviewed, and provided training and performance feedback in conjunction with management to the trainee.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              2-5 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Executive
                              Education
                              Education
                              Associate In Business Administration

                              Animal Trainer Resume

                              Objective : Animal Trainer with 5+ years of experience in Developing speaking skills and customer service techniques for performing support roles during interaction programs, as well as in daily tasks, and also Maintaining all equipment and area responsibilities on a daily basis.

                              Skills : Inventory Management, Public Speaking, Organization.

                              Description :

                                1. Acted as an ambassador of Taconic, build a positive work environment conducive to learning, exemplify a cooperative and team spirit.
                                2. Executed workloads as assigned by area supervision through the trainee and when necessary self.
                                3. Identified areas for procedural and process improvement.
                                4. Worked with several different animals which include dogs, cats, raccoons, birds, monkeys, and great apes.
                                5. Performed shows for the guests at Universal Studios.
                                6. Duties included training and caring for the animals used in the shows and for production work, as well as upkeep of the facility.
                                7. Trained dogs in all aspects of obedience and service work Grooming and first aid Facilitated training classes for new members Maintained inventory.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          2-5 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          Bachelor Of Science In Biology

                                          Animal Trainer Resume

                                          Objective : To secure an Animal Trainer position where I can use my knowledge, skills, and experience to cultivate positive relationships between pets and their people.

                                          Skills : CPR, Firearm, Pepper Spray, Handcuffing, Daily Reports, Inventory.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Worked with clients to ensure that dogs made a smooth and healthy transition to their farm placement.
                                            2. Managed training with goats, young bulls, cows, and cows to instill farm boundaries.
                                            3. Trained camels and lmamas to be trained for rides and for sale cleaned stalls drove truck to different carnivals along the east coast repaired fences.
                                            4. Design and implement a complete training program Preform temperament tests for new clients Maintain teaching programs and provide new and innovative .
                                            5. Training animals as well as giving owners proper knowledge to care and train their animals providing excellent customer service.
                                            6. Reported to an established Petco Positive Dog Trainer Mentor for all instructional curriculum.
                                            7. Learned and applied the positive training philosophies of the Petco Positive Dog Training Program.
                                                Years of Experience
                                                Experience
                                                2-5 Years
                                                Experience Level
                                                Level
                                                Executive
                                                Education
                                                Education
                                                Executive Security Officer