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Associate Trainer

Dripping Springs, TX, USA

Learn and apply the skills necessary to care for and train Hearing, Service and Facility Dogs. Send resumes to Include desired position in subject line.

Full Time


  • Maintain cleanliness of kennels, play yards and training building on a daily basis

  • Feed and exercise dogs

  • Perform husbandry procedures on dogs

  • Read or watch assigned learning materials on dog training

  • Perform training tasks with dogs under supervision

  • Communicate effectively and openly with all SDI employees, representatives, customers, donors, their representatives, and clients.

  • Maintain a positive, healthy, teamwork-based attitude

  • Assist in tours, educational programs

  • Perform other tasks within the scope of SDI employment as assigned by direct supervisor


  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be knowledgeable in operant conditioning and classical conditioning, both in theory and with hands-on experience, and be able to apply these to training Hearing, Service and Facility Dogs

  • Minimum of a high school diploma.  Some college or a college degree is preferred.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience training dogs other than your own.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak to Guests and Team Members.

  • Valid Driver’s license with current automobile insurance

About Us

Founded in 1988 by attorney Sheri Soltes, Service Dogs, Inc. builds better lives for Texans overcoming challenges through partnerships with custom trained Assistance Dogs provided free of charge.

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