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Old 08-15-2008
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Default Animal Control Officer I (Shreveport, LA)

PARISH OF CADDO
Department of Human Resources
505 Travis Street, Suite 840
Shreveport, LA 71101
(31 226-6906
(31 429-7627 job line
www.caddo.org

Date Posted: 08/15/2008

Closing Date: until filled

Starting Rate: $13.16

Equal Opportunity Employer

PERSONNEL CLASS SPECIFICATION REVISED: 01/01/08; 04/04/08

JOB TITLE: Animal Control Officer I

DEPARTMENT: Animal Services FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

HOURS: Rotating Shift Work

SALARY RANGE: $13.16-$19.82/ hour GRADE: 15
Performs work as a deputized Animal Control Officer in accordance with the animal control code of ordinances for the Parish of Caddo and local municipalities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Main duties and responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned.)

Perform field work as a deputized Animal Control Officer.

Thoroughly understand and effectively apply the animal control code of ordinances.

Apprehend and impound unlicensed, stray and uncontrolled animals.

Investigate complaints with respect to neglect of and cruelty to animals.

Correctly and humanely performs euthanasia procedures.

Prepare manual and computerized reports and documents in a neat, timely and accurate manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent; Minimum of one (1) year experience in an animal related field or other type of law enforcement is preferred

Must become certified as a Certified Euthanasia Technician by the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine, attend the Louisiana Animal Control Academy and become a Commissioned ACO within two years of employment

Must possess a valid, unrestricted State of Louisiana Driverís License

Must possess basic computer skills. (A computer skills test will be administered to qualified candidates.)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will stand, reach, stoop, kneel and run as required by the job, lift up to fifty (50) pounds, assist with lifting up to one-hundred-fifty (150) pounds and work in inclement weather and temperatures.
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