Office: Animal Control
Salary: $34,944 - $39,748 FULL-TIME
Announcement Date: 05/19/2023
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assess animal health and well-being at the time of intake.
Administer vaccinations, medications and de-wormer to animals as needed.
Interprets tests results as directed by the Director or Veterinarian.
Maintains and records data into database as needed.
Provides basic hygiene treatments for all shelter animals as needed.
Communicates relevant health information and medications to various veterinary practices as well as animal shelter staff.
Schedules appointments as needed.
Transports animals to and from veterinary offices.
Maintains professional, productive working relationships with various groups, agencies, and vendors to ensure a high quality of care for all shelter animals.
Provides advice and assistance to the public, dog owners, humane groups and others related to the care and control of animals at the shelter.
Assists with other related duties of the Animal Control department when needed.
Regular and sustained attendance required.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by five years of animal care or related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess or obtain euthanasia certification. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
Fairfield County is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin. The department prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin.Apply Online