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K9 Supervisor

Career Area: K9 Services
City: Louisville
State: Kentucky
Country: United States
Job Description



Supervisor, K-9 Handler will be responsible for overseeing the Handlers to ensure cargo screenings are done in compliance with TSA rules and regulations. 



  • Provide supervision and training to assigned Handlers and canines 
  • Conduct and oversee authorized representative duties related to X-Ray, physical search, and explosive trace detection as needed 
  • Perform canine training, audits and administrative deliverables as required for assigned Canine Teams 
  • Manage, supervise and coordinate post assignments and schedules for canine Handlers, to include vacation relief that ensure required coverage 
  • Participate in CCSP related training to search cargo and identify explosive threats 
  • Perform Handler duties while commanding a trained explosive working dog 
  • Responsible for maintaining training records 
  • Responsible for maintaining training records, care, and maintenance of assigned certified canine. The assigned canine must be permitted to live inside the employee’s residence.  The employee’s residence must be adequate, indoor, and climate-controlled for the canine.  The canine living area at the employee’s residence is subject to reoccurring inspections. 
  • Must maintain all job-related certifications and required security clearances 
  • Must be willing to operate company vehicle (during on-site training) 
  • Other duties as assigned 



  • U.S. Citizenship is required 
  • Two years of documented experience handling an explosive detection dog in an operational environment 
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred 
  • Prior Military or Law Enforcement preferred 
  • Must be able to obtain a Known Traveler Number (KTN) within four to six weeks of employment required 
  • Must have adequate transportation to transport assigned Canine and Crate (inside the vehicle) to/from assigned work location; transportation must have operational climate control 
  • Must be able to pass the applicable Contract Testing and Certifications for the program within four to six weeks of employment; candidate must maintain the certification requirements 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record for the last three years 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization 
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time and multiple priorities to completion 
  • Problem solving skills with an analytical thought process 
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment 




Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. 


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance 
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life 
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability 
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities 
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications 
  • Employee Referral Program 
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach 




Work is based in a busy training environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Nights, weekends, and holiday hours will be required, and the work schedule will vary. Travel may also be required.Additional details related to specific working conditions may be outlined in your Statement of Work or Employment Agreement. 




Must be able to lift, lower, carry, push or move objects up to 100 lbs. Various tasks may require intermittent standing or prolonged sitting, and the ability to walk, reach, kneel, crouch and handle work related supplies and tools. Additional details related to physical requirements may be outlined in the Company’s Performance Work Statement or Contract with the client.