Animal Control Officer I - Part time


If you love animals, enjoy working with people and want to make a difference in the lives of both, then becoming an Animal Control Officer may be the job you’ve been looking for!

Animal Control Officer’s job duties include, but are not limited to, the following;
  • Respond to complaints and reports regarding animals.
  • Impound animals in accordance with local and state laws for care and control of animals.
  • Handles reports of vicious, injury inflicting animals; impounds or quarantines offending animal, advises animal owner of applicable laws, and issues summons when needed.
  • Issues summons, secures warrants and petitions, prepares court documentation, and testifies in court as required.
  • Communicates via radio or telephone with dispatch, other ACOs, police officers, fire department, etc.
  • Investigates animal killings, cruelty to animal, inadequate care of animals, dangerous dog, and nuisance animal complaints.
  • Educates the public on proper control, care, and protection of domestic animals, on dealing with wild animals, and stray or vicious domestic animals.
  • Assists citizens with nuisance wildlife; refers complaints to other agencies or organizations as needed.
  • Performs humane euthanasia on healthy, sick, injured, feral, and vicious animals.
  • Performs field euthanasia of injured deer by firearm.
  • Rechecks cruelty situations to verify follow through with corrective action.
  • Returns telephone calls, checks voicemail messages, and completes paperwork.

*Performs other related duties as assigned.

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