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City of Grand Prairie

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Job title: Animal Enforcement Officer
Job location: Grand Prairie, TX 75051 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/07/12
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Excellent Benefits package!

Job Classification

Job Category:Code Enforcement

Job Description

Job description:
Enforce animal codes for the City of Grand Prairie by patrolling the City for animal violations, conducting inspections of properties, issuing citations and violations notices, care and cleaning of animals in the shelter, assisting public with adoptions and owner-surrendered animals and completing administrative duties. Other duties include providing customer service to the public and other departments.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Requires a high school diploma or GED and 6+ months education at the technical or vocational level and two years of related experience, such as veterinary technician, kennel attendant or zookeeper. Some college or a Bachelor's Degree in biology, zoology or criminal justice a plus.

Requires a valid Texas Class C driver's license.
Basic Animal Control Officer Certification and Certified Euthanasia Technician preferred. Must be able to obtain Certifications within six months of hire date.

Starting Pay: $14.72/- $15.37hr DOQ

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