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Forum: Job Openings 08-14-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By mzk10
ACO Job reposted - Atlantic Beach, FL

Animal Control Officer, City of Atlantic Beach

Category: Miscellaneous
Status: Open
Must be able to work variable shifts to include some evenings and weekends.
Salary: Starting pay of $12.94/hr;...
Forum: Job Openings 07-03-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By mzk10
Job Details, ACO Job, Atlantic Beach, FL

Animal Control Officer, City of Atlantic Beach

Job ID: #16-22
Category: Miscellaneous
Status: Open
Must be able to work variable shifts to include some evenings and weekends.
Salary: Starting pay...
Forum: Job Openings 06-28-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By mzk10
Animal Control Officer - Atlantic Beach, Florida

We are getting ready to post a position for a second ACO, but you heard it here first!

We're a small beach town in Northeast Florida. The City website is: www.coab.us. The job announcement should...
Forum: Job Openings 05-17-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By mzk10
Sorry to hear that. I wonder if that's a Florida...

Sorry to hear that. I wonder if that's a Florida thing. I work at the beach in Northern Florida. 2 of the 3 Duval county beaches only have 1 ACO, the other has 2. We clean kennels, run calls, patrol...
Forum: Ask the ACO 11-25-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 11,372
Posted By mzk10
Yes, we have an asp problem here as well. I work...

Yes, we have an asp problem here as well. I work for the PD. My boss trains ASP use at the academy. But he only trains for use against people. Since we don't have anybody to certify us how to use...
Forum: Ask the ACO 11-23-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 11,372
Posted By mzk10
Does NACA (National Animal Control Association)...

Does NACA (National Animal Control Association) offer ASP training? Perhaps several agencies can pay to have NACA come out and teach/certify everybody.
Forum: Ask the ACO 01-06-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 5,727
Posted By mzk10
Humane educator? Shelter manager? Adoption...

Humane educator? Shelter manager? Adoption coordinator? Wildlife removal? Game warden? "Good paying" is relevant (I make under $30K in FL, so $36K would be awesome. My lawyer friend in CA would...
Forum: Ask the ACO 02-03-2013
Replies: 10
Views: 7,868
Posted By mzk10
The physical test (or even the existance of a...

The physical test (or even the existance of a physical test) vary from dept. to dept. Requirements are different in every state. What state are you in? If we know where you're looking we can better...
Forum: Ask the ACO 07-30-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 7,868
Posted By mzk10
Volunteer if possible. Not only will you gain...

Volunteer if possible. Not only will you gain experience and see if this really is what you want (it ain't what you see on Animal Planet!) but you'll meet people in the profession. Knowing someone --...
Forum: Job Openings 07-10-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By mzk10
Either they changed it or you misread the...

Either they changed it or you misread the announcement. It's $16.66 an hour, which is just under $35,000 a year.
Forum: In the News 07-04-2012
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By mzk10
1) You can (and DO) see a dog's testicles from a...

1) You can (and DO) see a dog's testicles from a moving car, prompting your teenager to say "Will you PLEASE stop looking at dog balls? It's not even your jurisdiction!!"

2) Your friend posts...
Forum: Job Openings 05-18-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 659
Posted By mzk10
Animal Control Officer -- Atlantic Beach, FL

The City is reposting this position. Unfortunately, the last candidate didn't pass the background check. If interested, please apply online at the link...
Forum: General Chat 05-08-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 5,252
Posted By mzk10
My kids called it "Star Wars Day" and had a movie...

My kids called it "Star Wars Day" and had a movie marathon.
Forum: In the News 04-29-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By mzk10
I am so tired of educating people on the 4th...

I am so tired of educating people on the 4th Amendment. What are the schools teaching these days?!
Forum: Job Openings 04-04-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By mzk10
Animal Control Officer -- Atlantic Beach, FL

http://fl-atlanticbeach.civicplus.com/jobs.aspx?isEmployer=False&jobID=154
Job Number: #12-14
Job Title: Animal Control Officer
Must be able to work variable shifts to include some evenings and...
Forum: General Chat 03-13-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 5,958
Posted By mzk10
I check craislist on a regular basis. Just...

I check craislist on a regular basis. Just returned a dog this morning that was posted missing on the site. The dog is from the next county over, someone had picked it up on the way home. BTW, the...
Forum: Job Openings 01-29-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By mzk10
I can tell you that $16/hr is good for an ACO in...

I can tell you that $16/hr is good for an ACO in Florida. In fact, it's above average for a non-supervisor.

Don't forget that Florida DOES NOT have a state income tax, so you get to keep a little...
Forum: In the News 01-01-2012
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By mzk10
I think I missed something. Can you post a link...

I think I missed something. Can you post a link to that thread, I can't seem to find it. Thanks.
Forum: In the News 12-18-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By mzk10
QUOTE: "Most Americans believe that their local...

QUOTE: "Most Americans believe that their local humane society and the Humane Society of the United States are part of the same organization," she says. "They aren't."

This is so true!! I deal with...
Forum: In the News 12-05-2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By mzk10
I'm suspicious as well. When did seminary...

I'm suspicious as well.




When did seminary schools start including crime scene investigations in the curriculum?
Forum: In the News 11-28-2011
Replies: 34
Views: 4,656
Posted By mzk10
Are there agencies with red & blue lights? I work...

Are there agencies with red & blue lights? I work for the PD and don't get red & blue lights. Here we have amber lights, just like public works and Parks & Rec. Only police and fire get red or blue...
Forum: Job Openings 10-31-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By mzk10
There's a high turn-over in animal control...

There's a high turn-over in animal control officers. Part of it may be the $13/hr pay!! Why not apply though, you can always turn it down if you don't like the offer (assuming you get it in the first...
Forum: Job Openings 09-27-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,124
Posted By mzk10
LMAO. For some reason this just struck me as...

LMAO. For some reason this just struck me as funny.
Forum: In the News 09-27-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By mzk10
WTF???? Quote: "Last week, workers from the...

WTF????

Quote: "Last week, workers from the animal control department dumped the bodies of euthanized animals at the Warrick County landfill. However, as the carcasses were being dumped, it was...
Forum: Job Openings 08-23-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By mzk10
I would think that the reason it is *39* hours,...

I would think that the reason it is *39* hours, not 40 is the "paid hourly only NO HEALTH BENEFITS" clause.
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