Animal Welfare Officer
Company: City of Eugene
Posted on: December 2, 2018
Animal Welfare Officer $20.40 - $30.63 / Hourly Online applications only by: 5PM, Friday, December 21, 2018 -- The Eugene Police Department is looking for an individual passionate about animal welfare and an interest in law enforcement, to fill an Animal Welfare Officer position. The Animal Welfare Officer/Senior Animal Welfare Officer responds to calls for service involving animal cruelty, neglect, abandonment, animal's at large, dangerous dogs, and lost, stray, sick or injured animals. In addition to enforcing the city's animal ordinances and other related laws; the Animal Welfare Officer will capture and transport animals to the shelter; assist police on applicable calls; and provide education and outreach to the public. -- This position may be filled as Animal Welfare Officer or Senior Animal Welfare Officer, depending upon qualifications. -- Salary: Animal Welfare Officer; $20.40 - $26.05 Hourly, $42,432.00 - $54,184.00 Annually Senior Animal Welfare Officer; $24.04 - $30.63 Hourly, $50,003.20 - $63,710.40 Annually -- Schedule: This position currently works a 4/10 shift (4 ten-hour shifts weekly). Schedule may include weekends and holidays. Schedule is subject to change, and could be modified to a 5/8 shift (5 eight-hour shifts weekly) or other schedule complimentary to Patrol. -- Overall Objective: The Animal Welfare Officer is an entry/journey level position. Incumbents initially perform the more routine duties assigned to positions in this series and work under close supervision. However, as experience is gained, incumbents are expected to perform the full range of animal services and field enforcement duties as assigned, with increasing independence. This position may transition into the Senior Animal Welfare Officer class as the incumbent gains experience and --professional-- competency. A well-qualified applicant may be placed within the classifications based on experience and competence. -- The Sr. Animal Welfare Officer is an advanced journey level in the Animal Welfare Officer series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series, including providing lead direction over field enforcement. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. -- Supervision Received and Exercised: Receives supervision from The Animal Services Supervisor. Animal Welfare officers may at times may receive direction from the Senior Animal Welfare classification as well as sworn personnel. -- This posting may also be used to establish a pool of applicants for future vacancies. Accepting online applications only. Deadline: Friday, December 21, 2018, 5:00pm Must pass a Police Background. -- To view a more detailed description of duties, knowledge, and abilities required of each position, please review the following job classifications: Animal Welfare-- Officer --Senior Animal Welfare Officer Must pass Police Background Investigation Must pass a Pre-Employment Physical -- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above may be substituted. (Equivalent combination of education and experience must equal the total years of experience and education listed below). -- Experience: Requires one year of full-time experience related to animal welfare and/or law enforcement. A typical way to meet this minimum qualification could include experience in animal field enforcement, animal shelter services, veterinary services, or other similar animal experience of an equivalent level that could provide the knowledge and skills to perform the essential duties of the job. One year of full-time (or a number of years of part-time experience equivalent to one year full-time) volunteer animal welfare experience can be used to meet the one year animal welfare requirement in conjunction with at least one additional year of other paid work experience that includes public contact/customer service as a primary job function. -- Training: High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. -- License and Certificates: Valid Oregon driver's license, or ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355). -- Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain the following training and certification within two years of appointment: -- Level 1 and Level 2 training and certification by National Animal Control Association as an Animal Control Officer. OregonLive.com.Category: Protective Service, Keywords: Animal Control Officer
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