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Animal Trainers conduct training programs for various purposes, including security, riding, obedience, performance, or assisting people with disabilities. Typical job duties highlighted on an Animal Trainer resume sample are signaling animals during performance, feeding and exercising animals, maintaining training and performance areas, assessing animal aptitudes for training, and administering medication. Our collection of resumes for Animal Trainer showcases skills like the ability to interact with animals, patience and perseverance, training expertise, and attention to details. A high school diploma is usually sufficient for this role.

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Senior Animal Trainer

Responsible for care and training of dolphins in an interactive setting

  • Co-managed the small animal department in-lieu of a supervisor including animal and staff training plans, communicating with zoo management, daily scheduling, event scheduling, and overall area and records reorganization
  • Customized the daily interactive dolphin schedules which coordinated trainers and animals according to abilities which ensured a highly organized and productive flow of activities and events
  • Provided exceptional guest service in a fast paced environment
  • Ensured the safety of animals, guests, photographers, and fellow trainers during dolphin interactions
  • Trained entry-level and mid-level trainers in the small animal area and in the animal training department
  • Assisted staff and veterinarians during medical procedures and animal transport
  • Trained six dolphin calves successfully on all behaviors to do 30 minute guest interactions
  • Educated guests and co-workers on animal anatomy, physiology and behavior, and conservation
  • Successfully trained separations between multiple dolphins including mothers and calves throughout our facility
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Biology
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Senior Animal Trainer

  • Performed daily husbandry tasks including administration of vitamins and medications as directed, food preparation, maintaining a safe and sanitary working area for all animal habitats as directed by leadership
  • Responsible for guest, personal and animal safety by developing awareness of the behavioral precursors of potentially harmful behavior by both animals and people
  • Made daily observations of animals and report any abnormalities to staff supervisor and team
  • Performed all supportive roles as directed in education and general public shows to develop speaking skills and stage presence
  • Provided proactive guest service through guest interactions, pre and post show interactions, and responding to guest inquiries
  • Maintain openness to act as secondary animal person and safety spotter when needed. Act as primary trainer when approved and as directed by leadership
  • Worked with animals on development and implementation of new behavior, training behavior to completion without supervision, proactively maintaining conditioned behavior, and the ability to form relationships with animals
  • CPR and Scuba Certified
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Bio
3

Animal Care Provider / Animal Trainer

  • Monitoring health, supplies, grooming
  • Handling exotic and domestic animals
  • Making sure kennels are cleaned to USDA and Animal Control standards
  • Taking animals out for walks and exercising them
  • Issuing out medication to our sick animals
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
4

Volunteer Animal Trainer

Bathed Labrador and Golden Retreiver service-dogs-in-training

  • Brushed and combed dogs
  • Cleaned dogs' ears
  • Brushed dogs' teeth
  • Trained dogs to do basic commands
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Voc
Vocational Degree

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