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Animal Control Officer
Orange County, NC
$32,327.00 - $42,649 Annually
Closing Date: 5/6/2014

At a state of the art facility located in the Triangle, educate the public about responsible pet ownership and enforce animal control regulations. Duties include responding to injured animals, public health/safety concerns and citizen complaints; impounding stray animals and injured and ill wildlife; investigating rabies exposures and dangerous dog cases; and taking enforcement actions. Hours: weekdays and rotating on-call responsibilities for some evenings, weekends and holidays. Qualified applicants must have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma and one to two years of related experience.
For additional information and to apply please visit: www.orangecountync.gov

NACA Posting Date 04-22-14

Your City. Your Career.

Living in the Bay Area can enrich your life. Now it can do the same for your career. As one of Northern California’s most powerful economic forces, the City of Oakland offers an impressive array of career opportunities for visionary people who thrive on open communication and dedicated service. If you'd like to share your talents with our city, Oakland welcomes you.

Closes: Fri. 5/2/14, 11:59pm

The Oakland Police Department is currently looking to fill a vacancy for an Animal Control Officer. Responsibilities include the enforcement of animal control laws and ordinances, providing care to captured animals, patrolling assigned areas, investigating complaints and emergency calls regarding animals and collecting stray, ill or dead animals from streets, homes or veterinary hospitals. Animal Control Officers are required to wear a uniform, work outdoors and in all types of weather.  May work non-standard hours and shifts and perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications include HS diploma or equivalent, 1 year of full-time work experience involving public contact, and a valid CA driver’s license.  Must be 21 years of age or older by the date of the written test and meet CA Peace Officer Standards and Training based on California Penal Code 832 within the probationary period.

A current office copy of your DMV 5-year driving record printout issued within 3 months is required. A copy is acceptable and MUST be attached to your on-line application.

To apply and view current openings visit our employment opportunities webpage at:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm.You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information.  EOE

NACA Posting Date 04-22-14


Animal Care and Control Officer
Washington, DC

The Washington Humane Society is seeking a dynamic, motivated, flexible team player to join our field services division as an Animal Care and Control Officer (ACO). The ACO must effectively and efficiently provide assistance to animal related calls within the District of Columbia, be able to work with Metropolitan DC Police, and interact with and educate the public on the responsibility of companion animal ownership, explaining provisions of the DC Animal Control Act. Officers are responsible for rescuing animals from dangerous situations, as well as picking up sick, injured, and trapped animals and impounding animals, when needed.


  1. Must have HS diploma/GED
  2. Knowledge/experience in state/local animal laws and enforcement techniques
  3. Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  4. Ability to run, climb over/under objects, and lift over 50 lbs
  5. Must be able to handle/examine wild/domestic animals
  6. Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and pass criminal history/pet cruelty background checks
  7. Must be flexible to work on-call nights and weekends (current opening 10 PM- 8 AM, Friday through Monday)

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications and salary requirements with your resume to careers@washhumane.org with the subject “Animal Care and Control Officer.” Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

NACA Posting Date 04-21-14


County of San Diego, California
Salary: $38,209.60

The County of San Diego is seeking individuals with a passion for animals, to share the department’s mission to protect the public from dangerous animals, protect animals from abuse and neglect, and save the lives of thousands of unwanted, abandoned or lost pets each year.  This position performs a wide range of animal service functions such as investigating cases of animal cruelty, abuse, and neglect and reports of aggressive and/or dangerous animals.  Animal Control Officers enforce animal related state felony and misdemeanor laws and local animal-related regulatory ordinances.  Officers also interact frequently with members of the public and other law enforcement agencies.

The ideal candidate must possess a strong customer service ethic, experience investigating and enforcing violations of state animal cruelty laws and local animal regulatory laws, or some related education or training of animal care or control.

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NACA Posting Date 04-14-14


CITY OF RALEIGH, North Carolina

Enforces ordinances and statutes relating to the control of animals. Patrols an assigned area of the city in search of stray animals or violations of animal ordinances. Responds to citizens' complaints regarding possible ordinance violations and taking appropriate action, including the issuance of citations. Work includes the taking into custody, care, and transportation of stray and injured animals and their delivery to the animal shelter or other facilities. Work involves considerable public contact and requires the exercise of tact and discretion in specific situations. Work is reviewed through direct observation of work habits and evaluation of results achieved. Patrols a designated area of the city to observe violations of animal ordinances; takes corrective actions where necessary, including the issuance of citations and the capture and transportation of stray and injured animals; provides information to the public upon request regarding animal ordinances. Responds to citizens' complaints regarding animal ordinance violations and takes appropriate action as required. Transports stray and injured animals to the animal shelter or other facilities. Prepares activity reports and written reports concerning animal bites and related matters; signs warrants and testifies in court regarding animal ordinance violations. Uses chemical immobilization equipment as required.

1 year of animal control enforcement or investigative work experience preferred. HS diploma (or GED). Some college level courses and/or military training in job related field preferred. Ability to handle small and larger animals, both wild and domesticated. Ability to operate a two-way radio, typewriter, computer hand tools, animal traps, and chemical immobilization equipment, etc. Ability to physically perform medium work requirements and work efficiently within different computer systems. Driver's License.

Submit a City of Raleigh Application to Human Resources, PO BOX 590, Raleigh, NC  27602 by 4/25/14. www.raleighnc.gov/employment

NACA Posting Date 04-14-14

City of Mission Viejo, California
$23.79-$32.76 per hour

The City provides its employees with an assortment of benefits, including a cafeteria plan for medical, dental and vision benefits, membership into California Public Employees’ Retirement system, access to deferred compensation savings plans, flexible spending accounts, and a generous annual leave program.

One current full-time vacancy at the Mission Viejo Animal Shelter that requires working a rotating schedule every three (3) months from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. including weekend, holiday and on-call for after-hour emergency calls serving the cities of Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel and Aliso Viejo.  Days off according to schedule rotation, Sunday and Monday, Friday and Saturday, or Wednesday and Thursday. 

Under direct or general supervision, performs a variety of duties involved in the enforcement and communication of animal services codes, ordinances, and regulations; ensures public safety by capturing and caring for wild, vicious, and/or injured animals; and provides public education on living with and caring for domestic and wild animals.

Requires equivalent to the completion of twelfth grade, supplemented by college level course work in animal health care.  One year of experience in the enforcement and communication of animals services codes, ordinances, and regulations and the humane care and handling of animals. Experience with a public agency is highly desirable.  Must possess and maintain a valid California’s class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record. Required to live within a twenty-five (25) mile radius of the Mission Viejo Animal Shelter location.  This is necessary in order to report for emergency and on-call assignments.

Apply by 3:00 p.m., April 14, 2014.

For further information and application materials,
visit http://cityofmissionviejo.org

NACA Posting Date 04-03-14

Program & Response Specialist
American Humane Association
Southeast Region

American Humane Association seeks a Program & Response Specialist to work as part the Red Star™ program providing field response services, outreach, support, investigative assistance and training in the southeast region of the U.S.  This position will serve as an educational and program resource for communities and will likely be based in the Palm Beach, Florida area with travel as needed for program activities and assignments.  The ideal candidate will have a strong animal protection background as well as extensive experience in emergency/disaster response, cruelty investigations and shelter operations.  For the full job posting please go to: http://www.americanhumane.org/about-us/careers/

NACA Posting Date 04-01-14


Animal Control Officer
City of Sunnyvale, California

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking an Animal Control Officer responsible for performing a wide range of field and office duties in support of the care and control of domestic and non-domestic animals, the investigation of cruelty, neglect and dangerous animals, and the enforcement of codes, ordinances and regulations pertaining to animals. The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and a supplemental questionnaire. A copy of your DMV driver record is required at time of oral exam.  The position opens March 28, 2014 and final filing date is April 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: www.jobs.inSunnyvale.com

Salary: $5,083.52 - $6,487.97 Monthly

NACA Posting Date 04-01-14


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