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Job title: ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
Job location: Lewisville, TX 75057 United States
Requisition code: FY1314-56
Date posted: 05/30/14
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Health, Dental, Vision & life insurance, Retirement Plan, Two Weeks Paid Vacation, Nine Paid Holidays

Job Classification


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

Job Description


Job description:
Enforces City animal control ordinances and applicable State regulations. Controls and/or impounds all types of animals, both domesticated and wild. Performs humane euthanasia of animals. Disposes of deceased animals. Performs animal care and animal shelter tasks. Prepares written logs, forms, statements, reports, and records. Conducts public health and safety related surveillance and control activities.

Department: Community Development/Health & Code Enforcement
Starting salary range: $34,013
Apply at: www.cityoflewisville.com

Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
• High School Diploma / GED
• Six months of successful animal care, animal control or code enforcement experience preferred.
• Ability to read, understand, explain and accurately apply animal control related regulations, policies, and procedures.
• Ability to properly euthanize wild & domestic animals & dispose of appropriately
• Ability to deal with citizens and to effectively and safely handle stressful and possibly dangerous situations
• Ability to lift up to 75 pounds easily
• Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly
• Ability to work overtime as required including nights and weekends

Special Requirements:
• Position subject to emergency call-back during off-duty hours
• Required to have a take home vehicle when assigned call-back
• Must be available to respond to after-hours call-backs to work within 30 minutes
• Must submit to & pass pre-employment physical exam & drug test
• Valid Class C Driver’s License with good driving record as defined by City policy
• Final candidates will be subject to written testing.

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