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Animal Control Officer

Company: Oakland County Michigan
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryUnder limited supervision, patrols service areas as well as contracted areas of the County for stray or unlicensed animals, impounds animals, investigates animal bites, anti-cruelty and other animal related complaints, and issues animal ordinance violation citations. Euthanizes ill and injured animals, collects fees as authorized for animal licenses and maintains activity logs. As a Special Deputy is authorized to carry a gun, make arrests and conduct search and seizures under the State Animal Control laws. Shift assignments include weekend and holiday work and relief work on various shifts. Utilizes current county-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.Minimum QualificationsApplications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:Certificate of completion of 100 hours of training approved by the Michigan Department of Agriculture _OR_Certificate of completion from a Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) certified Police Academy ORProof of current employment as an MCOLES Certified Police Officer ORProof of employment as an Animal Control Officer at least three years prior to 1973Thoroughly documented work historyValid Driver's License numberThe application is incomplete in ANY capacityMust be at least 18 years old and be a United States Citizen. (In compliance with Michigan Compiled Laws 28.426, 4/1/1996).Be a high school graduate or have a certificate of successful completion of the General Education Development (G.E.D.) Test.Per MCL 287.289b (Michigan Compiled Laws) must:a. Have successfully completed 100 hours of training approved by the Michigan Department of Agriculture; ORb. Have successfully completed police academy training or its equivalent as required by the Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) or possess current MCOLES certification; ORc. Have proof of employment as an Animal Control Officer at least three years prior to 1973.Have no felony convictions. Misdemeanor convictions will be reviewed on a case by case basis to determine qualifying status. (Criminal Law generally includes all offenses except traffic laws, conservation law and liquor law. In general, conviction for a violation of criminal law is automatically disqualifying).Possess a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.Possess a permit to carry a Concealed Pistol License (CPL).Pass the complete examination, including the employment physical required for this class.REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:Work HistoryYou are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOVapplication. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying.Attached resumes will not be reviewed _or considered._ Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.FormsOne of the forms stated from #3a., 3b. or 3c. must be uploaded with your applicationSpecial RequirementsMust maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's or chauffeur's license.Must maintain official special deputy status and must pass a background check by the Sheriff's Department.Must maintain a Concealed Pistol License (CPL) as specified under the required minimum qualifications.Salary: $39,900.64 - $51,948.00 AnnuallyLocation: Pontiac, MIJob Type: Full TimeDepartment: Animal ControlJob Number: 2021-3Closing: ContinuousAgency: Oakland County MichiganAddress: 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford, Michigan, 48328Phone: 248-858-0530Website:

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