Upland Guide/Dog HandlerMillbrook, NY
The Upland Guide/Dog Handler maintains customer service levels on all upland hunting activities.
About the Company
In 1856, Charles F. Orvis founded the Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont, offering superior fly-fishing equipment, and priding himself on customer satisfaction and service. Today, Orvis is the trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. For more than a century and a half we have loved the wild, explored it, and protected it. At our core we are a fly-fishing and wingshooting brand, inspired by nature, driven by curiosity, and fulfilled by adventure. We are proud to own, use, and share our offerings in distinctive clothing for men and women, home furnishings, gifts, and dog products. Each product and the services we offer is rooted in our heritage, inspired by our love of the wild, and backed by superior customer service and a 100% guarantee of satisfaction.
Orvis is an equal-opportunity employer.
This position reports directly to the Sporting Clays Manager and will interact daily with other sporting adventures associates.
Criteria for Dog Handling:
Dogs need to be close-working, obey basic commands, and be steady to shot and flush;
Must be able to work cover between guns and within shooting range of customer;
Must be proficient in pointing/flushing and retrieving game;
Dogs must be skilled in retrieving and delivering downed game to hand;
Dogs must be calm and quiet, either at heel, or on a short lead;
Dogs must obey basic commands; sit, stay, come (here) etc.