Animal Services Officer - City of Irving, TX

Title: Animal Services Officer
Type: Animal Services
Date Posted: December 15, 2022
Organization: City of Irving, TX


Animal Services Officers provide information and resources to help people and animals. Duties include protecting public health and safety by responding to and investigating animal related issues and enforcing local and state laws related to animals. Duties also include responding to complaints reported by the public; capturing stray or loose animals; removing dead animals; investigating biting incidents; issuing warnings and citations for animal control ordinance violations; caring for captured animals; cleaning animal shelter facilities and vehicles; euthanizing animals; testifying in court when required; answering and dispatching calls; and participating in a dispatch duty rotation. A high school diploma or equivalent and two years of relevant experience required. Experience directly related to animal control preferred. Must have basic computer knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office products; and have, or be able to obtain within specified timeframe, a valid Class C Texas driver’s license, and Animal Control Officer, euthanasia and bite stick certifications. Bilingual (English / Spanish) skills beneficial. Schedule will include some weekend and evening hours, including participation in the on-call rotation; must be available for callback in emergency situations and be able to adhere to a maximum one hour emergency response time. A résumé must be submitted with an application.

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Job Post Expiration Date May 13, 2023

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