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LEE COUNTY COMMISSION

Chairman  Bill English, Probate Judge Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 666 
Opelika, AL 36803-0666 
(334) 745-9767


Position Announcement #SW2-18-10
ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

Closing Date: October 17, 2018

DEPARTMENT: Environmental Services
PAY GRADE: 11

STATUS: Full-time
STARTING ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $31,387.20 - $33,300.80

SCOPE: This position is responsible for the enforcement of animal control ordinances.

REQUIRED HOURS OF AVAILABILITY:

Monday – Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

On-call availability (includes nights and weekends)


EXAMPLE OF DUTIES PERFORMED:

• Receives complaints from rural county residents.

• Captures and transports stray, suspected rabid, and injured animals.

• Captures and manages aggressive animals.

• Delivers animals to contracted veterinarians.

• Investigates bite reports; ensures animal is secured in quarantine.

• Investigates cruelty or neglect complaints.

• Maintains current and accurate documentation of completed work on appropriate forms.

• Maintains assigned vehicle.

• Assists county law enforcement with animal related cases.

• Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

• Knowledge of local ordinances, laws and regulations governing domestic animals.

• Knowledge of animal behavior and animal control tools, techniques, and procedures.

• Knowledge of infectious disease characteristics and control.

• Knowledge of county and department regulations, policies and procedures.

• Knowledge of county geography and roads.

• Knowledge of the chemicals used in the disinfection of animal kennels.

• Knowledge of traffic hazards, safety principles, rules, regulations and speed limits.

• Ability to resolve problems and handle complaints from citizens concerning animal control;

• Skill in the trapping and transportation of animals.

An employee in this position is subject to random drug/alcohol testing.

Applicants should apply at the Alabama State Employment Office or the Lee County Commission Office Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM. Previous applicants should reapply.

For more information visit: www.leeco.us

Lee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Alabama Animal Control Association