Tuesday , May 28 2024

Frisco Jobs – Animal Services Officer

Website City of Frisco

Job Description:

Under general direction of the Animal Services Supervisor or his/her designee, the Animal Services Officer will uphold the ordinances and laws regarding animal violations.  Patrols within the City limits or assigned area; responds to complaints, impounds animals, provides assistance to the general public, verifies animal vaccinations, sets traps to capture wild or domestic animals, administers euthanasia drugs; May be responsible for the caring of animals at the shelter and maintaining the animal shelter.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.

Job Responsibilities:

  • May be subject to be on-call during non-working hours; with the ability to respond to emergency calls within one (1) hour.
  • May be subject to working evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to comprehend and apply established animal services ordinances, regulations, policies, procedures.
  • Knowledge of city animal ordinances and State regulations governing animal and disease control.
  • Working knowledge of common animal diseases and behaviors.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with work associates and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the general public; ability to maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to work effectively when surrounded by loud noise.
  • Ability to maintain accurate detailed records.
  • Ability to read labels on medicine containers.
  • Ability to operate a variety of equipment including but not limited to traps and euthanasia equipment such as needles, drugs and tourniquets.
  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and make fine discriminations in sound.
  • Ability to follow instructions, safe practices and standard operating procedures in performing assigned.
  • Ability to perform a variety of physical skills including but not limited to carrying, seeing, sorting and writing.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and one (1) year experience in the care and handling of animals or other animal related experience.
  • Must possess Texas Department of Health Certification as an Animal Control Officer within one (1) year of employment.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, polygraph, psychological examination, physical agility test, criminal background check, and MVR check.
  • Must possess a valid State of Texas Driver’s License.

Job Details:

Company: City of Frisco

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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