North Carolina Animal & Rabies Control Association
ANIMAL CONTROL MANAGER / Grade 69. Wilkes County is seeking applicants for the position of Animal Control Manager. An employee in this class performs supervisory and specialized work in the enforcement of ordinances and laws related to the control of animals as well as public education encouraging the adoption of animals. Position is responsible for directing the activities of the animal control program and supervision and training of field officers, shelter and administrative support personnel. Work includes receiving and responding to citizen requests for service, which includes capturing, confining, and/or exterminating stray, diseased, bothersome and unlicensed animals; investigating claims of animal neglect or cruelty; sheltering and (when necessary) disposing of animals while encouraging adoption or fostering; and planning for emergency sheltering from other counties. Employee must work with Animal Control Board, local Humane Society, rescue organizations and emergency services agencies during disaster relief times concerning animal related issues. Must also work to enhance the local spay/neuter program, and perform any other duties as assigned by the County Manager. Tact and courtesy are required in explaining animal control laws to animal owners and the general public. Work is performed in accordance with county and state laws governing animal control and requires independent judgement and initiative in application of the laws. Work is performed under the general supervision of the County Manager and is evaluated in terms of the effectiveness of the program. Desirable education and experience: Graduation from high school and an associate degree in animal science and/or criminal law; considerable experience involving contact with the public and in handling and caring for animals; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Applications will be accepted through October 30, 2020. Applications may be obtained from the County Office Building, 110 North Street, Wilkesboro, NC, 28697 or from our website, http://wilkescounty.net/. Wilkes County participates in E-verify. Wilkes County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Courtesy posting: 9/29/2020
Located in Wake County, Holly Springs is one of the fastest-growing towns in North Carolina. The Town is accepting applications for an Animal Control Officer. Position will work in the enforcement of ordinances and regulations regarding animal care and control. Position will patrol the Town, respond to inquiries from the public, investigate and resolve cruelty and other animal complaints, transport animals, educate the public on responsible animal care, give presentations, prepare reports and notices and other related work as needed. Applicants must possess strong oral communication skills, strong customer service ethic, ability to care for and treat animals in a humane manner and the ability to deal courteously but effectively in enforcing ordinances. Position requires a two-year degree in veterinary technology; or two years of experience as a veterinary technician or veterinary assistant; or high school diploma and at least one year of animal control experience. Salary range $36,931 - $40,000 based on education and relevant work experience. Open until filled. EOE.
Courtesy posting: 9/29/2020
POSITION: Animal Control Officer
DUTIES: Performs responsible protective, preventive, & investigative work in enforcing animal control laws & regulations; patrols the county & takes custody of animals as needed; investigates & responds to complaints & needs of citizens concerning animals while maintaining positive, effective public relations; assists with the care & disposition of animals; completes reports related to animal control; assists with cleaning & maintaining the facility & grounds while being subject to extreme working conditions both inside and outside as well as hazards such as noise, atmospheric conditions, cleaning agents, and other hazards associated with working with sick, injured, and aggressive animals; responds to after hours calls; performs related tasks as required.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Must have general knowledge of laws, ordinances, & regulations governing the control & protection of animals; ability to comply with standard animal control procedures; general knowledge of animal handling. Graduation from high school & minimum of 1 year of experience as an Animal Control Officer, Security Officer, or related law enforcement role; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid North Carolina driver’s license required; have no felony or serious misdemeanor charges/convictions.
SALARY: $26, 257 - $42, 011 Annually
Applications will be accepted UNTIIL FILLED at the Division of Employment Security, 210 W. Ridgeway Street, Warrenton, North Carolina 27589 or at the Warren County Human Resources Department, 602 W. Ridgeway Street, Warrenton, NC 27589. Applications are available at www.warrencountync.com.
Courtesy Posting 10/16/2020