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1 months ago

K-9 Security Officer

Kids Best Friends
Flag us San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Kids Best Friends is a nonprofit organization that facilitates the training and placement of working dogs and handlers in schools. Our mission is to deter, detect, and mitigate threats to campus safety by utilizing the impactful and proactive skills of K9 teams.

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role as a K9 Handler at a private school in San Diego, CA. As a K9 Handler, you will be responsible for the care and wellbeing of the K9 and working alongside a trained K9 partner to ensure the safety and security of schools along with other security team members. Your day-to-day tasks may include conducting security patrols, searching for and detecting potential threats, assisting in emergency situations, and collaborating with school staff. Interacting positively and safely with the children and promoting safety and wellbeing with your K9 partner has immeasurable theraputic value to the community.


  • Prior experience as a K9 handler (military, law enforcement and / or security)
  • Experience in the Military, SWAT or Emergency Services
  • Exposed Firearm liscense & Guard Certification
  • Knowledge of Explosives Safety and crisis scenario protocols
  • Experience with children and passion for community safety
  • Strong moral compass and dedication to a life of meaningful service
  • Physical fitness and stamina
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to house K9 and maintain health and wellbeing of K9
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Must pass background check and drug screening

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.88 – $21.29 per hour


  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • 10 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed


  • K9 Handling: 3 years (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • San Diego, CA 92131 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • San Diego, CA 92131: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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