Gadsden County Board of County Commissions

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Senior Animal Control Officer #0190

Gadsden County Board of County Commissions
Gadsden, FL Full-time
Posted on November 9, 2018

Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners

Senior Animal Control Officer

Anticipated Vacancy

Position #0190


Animal Control Division

Salary Range $12.34 - $18.51 Hourly

Position Closes: November 26, 2018

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks:

  • Provides direct supervision to Department Officers and ensures orders, policies and procedures are followed ;
  • Trains Animal Control Staff on work procedures, identifies training needs and arranges required training;
  • Assists the Environmental Enforcement Director in selecting Animal Control Officers by participating in selection interviews and in developing and implementing goals, objectives, priorities, policies, and procedures for Animal Control Officers.
  • Receiving, processing and concluding animal control calls; patrolling and enforcing State and County animal control laws; preparing animal control records.
  • Conducts routine patrol of the county for Animal and Litter violations;
  • Responds to calls and investigates difficult and time consuming cases involving animal cruelty;
  • Takes into custody and impounds stray and mistreated animals and animals held for evidence;
  • Checks inoculation certificates and tags;
  • Issues appropriate summons and citations;
  • Applies for and serves search and seizure warrants;
  • Sets animal capture traps;
  • Tranquilizes animals as needed.
  • Cleans truck and reports necessary maintenance work;
  • Keeps appropriate records; prepares periodic reports; periodically attends seminars for professional training related to animal and litter control;
  • Completes case reports, testifies and prosecutes cases in court on related matters