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Animal Control Officer I
Animal Control Officer II

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER I
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to enforce applicable County ordinances and State law governing the licensing, adoption, impounding, and euthanasia of animals; to collect and transport animals to the animal shelter; to manage the animal shelter, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the training and first working level in the Animal Control Officer class series. Incumbents learn to apply State and County regulations concerning the licensing, impounding, adoptions and euthanasia of animals. They work under relatively close supervision until they gain experience and are able to perform the full range of animal control enforcement activities. An incumbent is expected to complete PC 832 Training and Euthanasia Training prior to being promoted to Animal Control Officer II.

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER II
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to enforce County ordinances and State law governing the licensing, adoption, impounding, and euthanasia of animals; to collect and transport animals to the animal shelter; to manage the animal shelter, and to do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the journey level in the Animal Control Officer class series. Incumbents perform the full range of animal control enforcement activities and are required to have completed PC 832 training and Euthanasia training.

Qualifications I: Experience in caring and handling large and small animals is required. Previous office support experience is desirable. II: At least (1) year of experience comparable to an Animal Control Officer I with Plumas County Special Requirements II: Completion of PC 832 Training. Completion of Euthanasia Training. Miscellaneous Information Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application and a valid California Driver's License issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 0
Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $14.24
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $19.10

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