Animal Control Supervisor

Website City of Waco

Animal Control Supervisor

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: See Position Description

 

Job Number: 2022-01205

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Animal Services

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Primary Duties

 

Starting Pay: $26.00 per hour

 

Under basic supervision oversees Animal Control Officers daily field activities, enforces state laws and local ordinances governing domestic and wild animals for the Animal Control work group of the Inspections / Animal Services.

 

Essential Functions

 

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Responds to calls for service; captures, transports, impounds and quarantines animals; enforces state and local regulations governing animal control issues, investigates complaints and issues citations.

• Provides customer service on animal control complaints and information requests; presents community outreach and educational programs; maintains records and prepares summary and status reports.

• Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment according to City standards.

• Deploys animal control officers to respond to health and safety issues; assures that appropriate services are provided, and work is performed in compliance with state laws, city policies and animal control quality standards; coordinates work with other law enforcement and public health agencies

• Meets with animal control officers to discuss animal health issues and preventative health measures

• Manages inventory of equipment and supplies

• Assists with public education and community outreach programs

• Supervises staff; assigns tasks and projects; trains and evaluates staff; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.

• Perform other related or assigned duties as required.

• Driving is essential.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

 

• Associate’s Degree in Business, Animal Care or related field.

• And three years’ experience in a related setting;

• OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

• Basic Animal Control certification from Texas Department of State Health Services is required within one (1) year of hire.

• Euthanasia Certification mandated by Texas Department of State Health Services is required within 120 days of hire.

 

Preferred:

 

• One year of supervisory experience.

 

Hours:

 

• Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, including nights, weekends and holidays.

• Will require mandatory on-call hours.

• Required to report within 30 minutes during on-call hours.

 

Physical Demands

 

Heavy Work:

 

• Exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

• Required to capture and physically restrain animals.

 

EEO Statement

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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