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City of Grand Prairie

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Job title: Enforcement Officer - Animal Services
Job location: Grand Prairie, TX 75051 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 09/04/15
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $16.19 - $24.73/hour - depending on qualifications

Job Classification

Job Category:Safety - Other (Dispatcher, Animal Control, etc)

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.

Essential Functions:

•Conducts inspections by patrolling the City for animal violations; investigating neglect or other complaints; responding to citizen complaints; scheduling regular inspections; touring the building or property; noting violations of code; researching to locate owners, if necessary; notifying owners of results of inspections; and re-inspecting noncompliance locations.

•Completes administrative duties by answering calls; providing information to the public and other departments as requested; compiling various reports; completing documents and forms; and maintaining records.

•Performs departmental specific functions by attending animals in the animal shelter; picking up strays and dead animals; providing adoption services; conducting euthanasia services; dispatching service calls; ensuring properties are cleaned up; and ensuring repairs are made to buildings or facilities

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 or working as a veterinary technician, kennel attendant or zookeeper are acceptable related experience.

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.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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