Officer Security K9 in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 11/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Wynn Las Vegas is compiling a Security K9 Handler Eligibility List for future K9 Handler openings.


As a Security Canine Handler your role will include:

  • Responsible for the handling, upkeep, maintenance, deployment and care of a Wynn Las Vegas owned detection dog including static explosives detection dogs, person borne explosives detections dogs, firearms detections dogs and/or bed bug detection dogs.
  • Assisting Security by performing random, special event, and dignitary detection and protection.
  • Regular and random sweeps of Wynn Las Vegas properties and venues across Las Vegas as well as any special projects and additional related duties as assigned by the Senior Program Manager of K9 Operations.

Job Requirements


  • Must possess prior experience within the security, military or law enforcement fields.
  • Casino security, law enforcement, military or pest control K9 experience is preferred. Person borne explosive detection experience is especially preferred.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work various shifts and hours including weekends, holidays, and overnights to support the team’s mission
  • Must be able to work as a part of a team environment and be committed to the success of the team.
  • Must be willing to accept various roles so to ensure team goals are accomplished
  • Must be fluent in English (speaking, reading, writing).
  • Must possess both the potential ability and the motivation to learn and develop all the skills required of a handler. Having an open mind and the ability to learn from successes and failures are desirable traits.
  • Must have a proven track record of fulfilling his or her obligations and duties and have shown accountability for his or her actions.
  • Must possess the ability to assess a given situation, make sound decisions under stress assessment and adjust efforts accordingly.
  • Exemplary attendance is required.
  • A valid Nevada Gaming License and Alcohol Awareness Card are required and must be obtained before entering this position.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • A U.S. non-restricted and valid driver’s license is required to apply. A Nevada Driver’s License must be obtained before entering this position.
  • Once hired the candidate must pass a K9 Handler School.
  • Must agree to 90-day probation.
  • Pay rate of $19.66 per hour with benefits.

Wynn Resorts is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Wynn Resorts does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.



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