Animal Control Officer II (Field Training Officer)


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 II may be the job you’ve been looking for!

Animal Control Officer II’s job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Responds to complaints and reports of stray or at-large animals; picks up and confines 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 owners of applicable laws and issues summons.
  • Secures warrants and petitions, prepares court documentation, and testifies in court as required.
  • Investigates animal killings or cruelty to animal complaints.
  • Rechecks cruelty situations to verify follow through with corrective action.
  • Educates the public on proper control, care, and protection of domestic animals, and 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.
  • Trains new Animal Control Officers; advises junior Officers on correct animal control and care procedures.
  • Performs euthanasia on healthy, sick, injured, feral, and vicious animals.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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