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Default San Bernardino, CA - Animal Control Officer

SALARY: $14.54 to $18.54 hourly salary (R35)*

Plus health insurance and retirement plans

* Salary effective 6/24/06

Applications will be accepted continuously and processed bi-monthly.


The Department of Public Health is recruiting for Animal Control Officers to work in shelters and the field to ensure compliance with State and County regulations. Positions may be assigned to various locations in the County.


Patrol in a truck to enforce animal control regulations; issue citations to dog owners in violation of the County’s animal restraint and licensing ordinances; may make arrests.

Remove and dispose of deceased animals struck by motor vehicles; pick up and impound stray, injured, sick, abandoned and diseased animals.

Conduct preliminary investigations regarding alleged abuse of animals and prepare investigation reports.

Perform or assist in animal euthanasia and emergency procedures.

Feed, water, and observe rabid, impounded and quarantined animals.

Clean and maintain sanitation in trucks and shelters.

Provide information to the public regarding state laws and county ordinances pertaining to leashing, licensing, vaccination and the general care of animals.


(a) Must be available for standby and callback duty. (b) Employees must provide their own uniforms; those in regular positions will receive an annual uniform allowance. (c) Prior to appointment, applicants must pass a background investigation. (d) Applicants must be able to lift up to 100 pounds in order to lift and restrain small to very large animals, both domestic and wild. (e) Applicants must be able to perform in inclement weather. License: A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment.


The Application: Apply by submitting a completed County Application form. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the County Application. The information you provide will be used to verify and evaluate your job qualifications. Supplemental Application: Applicants must submit, in addition to the regular County Application for Employment, the Supplemental Application for Animal Control Officer.


Experience: One year of full-time experience enforcing animal control regulations for a public agency which included performing euthanasia and impounding of animals.

Certification: Applicants must have completed a training course in arrest and firearms (Penal Code 832), which also included a physical agility test component. Please describe on line 17 of the application.

Substitution: Possession of or eligibility for a Registered Veterinary Technician Certificate issued by the State of California may be substituted for six months of the required experience. If applying under this provision, write certificate number on line 17, or include a list of completed coursework required to be eligible for the certificate.

Examination Process: The examination will consist of a competitive evaluation of experience and training based on a review of the application and the required supplemental application for the Animal Control Officer.

RC (Technical - 01226)
E.I.: 01226B
Issue Date: May 22, 2006
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