Job Description

Best Friends recently received a 2022 Top Workplaces USA award from Energage. Visit the Best Friends Animal Society page on the Energage Top Workplaces award winners’ site here to learn more. Not only do we take pride in cultivating a welcoming and supportive community and culture for our employees, but we also offer competitive benefits that make it easy to see why we were granted such an awesome award! Take a look for yourself! We offer competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability, dependent care reimbursement, pet sitting reimbursement when traveling for work, flexible spending account, health savings account, generous paid time off, paid holidays, auto insurance discount, and legal and identity theft coverage.  For added well-being support, we offer Pawternity Leave for employees to have time to care for their personal pets, mental health support, and an employee assistance program. We also offer a generous 401k savings plan. Do you want to love where you work? Look no further and apply online today!

Location: Kanab, Utah (relocation assistance may be available)

Hiring Range: This position is anticipated to pay $55,000 annually.

Summary: The Training and Behavior Specialists conduct the hands-on implementation of Best Friends Animal Society’s behavior and training programs in support of Best Friends’ no kill mission. The team acts with urgency and efficiency to directly train, rehabilitate, and modify behaviorally challenged animals, and participate in developing Best Friends as a leader in behavioral solutions to save the lives of animals currently at risk of being killed in shelters.

Purpose: Under the direction of the Best Friends’ Advanced Behavior Program leadership, these specialists will co-create and lead innovative outcome-focused behavior programming at the sanctuary.

Culture Statement: Treat people around you as our most valuable resource by leading with Kindness and Compassion in all your actions, build trust by demonstrating authenticity and following through on your commitments, encourage self-care and work-life balance through your own example, and work to build strong relationships with your team by creating communication loops to share and receive honest feedback. You are responsible and accountable for the culture of your team.


After applicants accept an offer of employment in writing, they will be asked to provide Covid-19 vaccination status information pursuant to any applicable policies in place at the time of hiring.

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status.

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Best Friends Animal Society.

This is a full time job

Contact Information

Job Contact Details

Emily Neer
Recruiter
435-644-2001
jobs@bestfriends.org

Closing Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

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