Job details


$50,000 – $80,000 a year

Job Type
Number of hires for this role


    • Driver’s License (Required)

    • US work authorization (Required)

Full Job Description

Ruidoso Malinois is recruiting for an open K-9 Trainer position available in Ruidoso, NM. We train world-class Belgian Malinois for police K9’s, personal protection, family companions and puppies. www.ruidosomalinois.com

The ideal candidate will have 5 years of K9 training, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to pass a background check.


* 5 years K9 training experience

* Valid driver’s license – Required

* Ability to pass background check – Required

* Training and decoy certifications – Preferred

Dog / K9 Training skills:





Experience working with Belgian Malinois

Our clients are enforcement agencies, security companies and the private sector. Each dog and its training are carefully matched to the client.

Salary is dependent on experience, certifications and skill set.

Application Process:

1. Apply through Indeed

2. Please email a response and/or call Irene Howcroft at (505) 400-9234

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
This is outdoor work. When indoors there are air filters that kill viruses, hand sanitizer and masks

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Ruidoso, NM 88345 (Preferred)


  • k-9 and decoy training: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company’s website:

  • https://www.ruidosomalinois.com

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/ruidosomalinois

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place