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Part Time Animal Control Officer

City of Benbrook   Benbrook, TX   Part-time     Other
Posted on October 6, 2021
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City of Benbrook

Part Time Animal Control Officer $20.64 to $27.66 per hour. The City of Benbrook is accepting applications for Part Time Animal Control Officer. This is a part time position without benefits. Complete job description and applications are available online.

Part Time Animal Control Officer

The City of Benbrook is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Animal Control Officer.

Responds to citizen inquiries regarding nuisance animals, dead animal pick up, animal capture and disease information. Investigates rabies inquiries, gathers victim and owner information, captures animals for quarantine and advises on state rabies control laws. Prepares and ships rabies specimens. Captures and restrains, releases or disposes of wild animals such as skunks, bats, foxes, badgers and opossums. Manages livestock by capturing, returning, restraining or removing from premises. Enforces state, local laws and ordinances. Issues citations. Cares for animals in the shelter. Responsible for weekend feedings twice a day. Feeds, grooms, verifies health status and provides first aid as necessary. Gives tours of the animal shelter and speaks at schools and local civic organizations. Maintains the animal shelter. Cares for vehicles and related equipment. Maintains inventory in truck such as door tags and impoundment cards. Restocks as necessary. Assists with animal shelter duties such as citizen contacts, dispatching calls and cleaning the shelter and cages.  

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Ability to read and understand manuals, state and local regulations in order to record work activities, complete required records or provide information to the public.  Knowledge of the equipment necessary to restrain animals such as catch poles, trucks and various traps and cages.  Skill in math in order to compute and maintain various records and measure chemicals.  Ability to develop correspondence with other state and local agencies.  Ability to maintain records.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION

High School diploma or equivalent; Texas Vehicle Operators License

Positions open until filled. EOE