ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

 

Job Type:                   Full Time
Compensation:        Salary    $13.00 per hour plus benefits.

Job Description:      Performs a variety of animal control functions; responds to public complaints regarding animal issues; assists in enforcing animal control ordinances and regulations; participates in staffing and maintaining the City’s Animal Shelter facility; provides for the care of sheltered animals; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Prefer one year demonstrated experience working with animals, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic Animal Control Officer and Euthanasia Technician certifications or the ability to obtain within 120 days after appointment. Ability to deal with the public tactfully and courteously and to work harmoniously with other employees. Ability to humanely handle animals under various circumstances. Be able to lift medium and large size dogs. Be able to pass a background check, pass a medical/physical and pass a drug test. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.