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Dec
12

CLOSED – Job Opening – Animal Control Assistant

Company Description

Union County Government

Job Description

Patrols assigned area of the County, seizes and impounds all dogs not confined or under their owners reasonable control; conducts periodic checks for valid dog licenses, issues citations and required licenses to persons found in violation of relevant laws concerning control and registration of dogs.

Responds to calls regarding strays, hostile dogs, injured or sick animals; takes required actions to impound, save, or humanely destroy animals as appropriate to circumstances involved.

Completes forms and prepares reports of actions taken for purposes of documentation, legal requirements, statistical records, or as dictated by policy. Appears in court when necessary to give testimony in the prosecution of cases involving animal control.

As shift assignment dictates, receives animals, performs dispatching, uses computer terminal for record searches; answers questions from public regarding legal requirements, dog control and effective methods of pet care.

Cleans and provides routine care of equipment and vehicles used to perform duties. Assists in the cleaning of kennels.

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