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We also have various positions filled by temp agencies: Goodworks and Allegiance
Animal Services Officer:
There are 39 allocations for Animal Services Officer positions and operates on a 20/7 schedule. Our Staff currently serves an ever increasing and diverse population of over 900,000 citizens. Some of the situations that our officers respond to include:
Abuse of animals
Restraint of animal complaints
Animal bite investigations
Disaster response (CART, SART, UASI)
Livestock containment via specialized unit referred to as the Large Animal Response Team (L.A.R.T.) and Herding Dog Officer
Extracting animals from contaminated environments via AC&C Haz Mat Unit
responding to calls for service to enforce local and state animal laws
preparing investigative reports including bites and issuance of citations
preparing case files for written orders, dangerous dog declarations, nuisance declarations, and testifies in court as necessary.
serve as members on specialized units such as the Large Animal Response Team
(L.A.R. T.), and the ACB Haz Mat Unit for response in extracting animals from contaminated environments.
Officers’ conduct in depth investigations regarding animal cruelty to include dog and cock fighting involving felony prosecution.
Officers participate in community neighborhood association meetings and community outreach programs to include humane education and various other customized instructional programs.
Customer Service Representative:
Front line staff are positioned in the main lobby of the Animal Services Center and assist citizens when they come to the shelter for a variety of reasons:
Animal intake (strays and surrenders)
Payments (citations, pet licenses, etc.)
Animal Health Technician:
Animal Care Tech’s perform health checks, give medicine, be able to help injured animals, and be able to handle euthanasia on daily basis.
Staff must handle daily data entry, citizen/owner assistance, and filing paperwork.
Public Information Specialist:
This specialized staff member must handle the media, marketing and creating adoption specials and adoptable animals, as well as creating and coordinating events.
This specialized staff member must be able to work on computers, and create reports within the local Chameleon database system.
Animal Care Technician:
The attendant’s clean cages, feed animals 2 times a day, process stray animals upon entry, clean/wash bowls and do laundry on a daily basis.
Other jobs within Animal Services:
• Division manager
• Shelter Manager
• Animal Trainer
• Variable amount of positions created by two temp agencies