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Animal Control Officer

Company: Clark County Animal Shelter
Location: Winchester
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Clark County Animal Shelter is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Animal Control Officer. This position is full-time, Tuesday-Saturday, 8AM-4:30PM. Additionally, this position is on-call after hours on a rotating schedule and overtime will be required. Duties include but are not limited to: respond to service calls relating to animals running-at-large, injured, abandoned or neglected; assisting law enforcement agencies, enforcing state laws, and local ordinances relating to animals and assisting with daily functions at the Clark County Animal Shelter. Anticipated starting salary is $17.00/hour. Health and Dental insurance, retirement benefits and paid vacation and sick leave are provided. Resumes must include personal refferences. Resumes that do not include personal references or follow instructions will not be considered. Interviews will continue until the position is filled.

Requirments:

* Animal experience is preferred.
* Applicants must be able to work with the public, be assertive, respectful, patient and remain calm to make appropriate decisions in stressful situations.
* Ability to document accurately and maintain orderly paperwork is a must. Basic computer skills are required.
* Applicants must be willing to conduct investigations and testify in court when required. The ideal candidate would be dependable, innovative, punctual, organized, and self-motivated.
* A valid KY driver's license is required.
* The ability to lift fifty pounds unassisted is required. This is a physically demanding career- bending, kneeling, lifting and other physical activity is constantly required
* Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
* The Animal Control Officer MUST RESIDE WITHIN CLARK COUNTY due to on-call status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* On call
* Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Winchester, KY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* Are you at least 21 years old or older?

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Clark County Animal Shelter, Lexington , Animal Control Officer, Other , Winchester, Kentucky

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