Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
To perform a variety of duties involved in enforcing Village ordinances governing the care and keeping of animals in the Village; and to impound, care for and assist with redemption of animals as appropriate.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from the Public Health Director.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES - Essential and other important duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential duties and responsibilities
Other important responsibilities and duties
Various breeds of dogs, cats and other domestic animals.
Procedures and techniques for dealing with the public in a tactful but firm manner. Basic methods of animal collection and impoundment.
Euthanasia techniques and procedures. Basic bookkeeping principles and practices. Ability to:
Enforce animal regulations.
Learn, interpret and apply laws and regulations of the Village related to animal control. Perform a variety of animal control activities.
Prepare written reports and maintain an efficient record keeping system. Learn and utilize proper handling and muzzling techniques.
Administer animal first aid and lethal injections.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
Experience and Training Guidelines
Experience: Some experience in the handling of animals.
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Travel around the Village; exposure to a variety of domestic and wild animals; may encounter hostile environment.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $17.61 /hour