City of Seneca

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Animal Control Officer

Seneca Street Department
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Position Description - Animal Control Officer

General Purpose:

Handle animals for the purpose of investigations of mistreatment, or control of abandoned, dangerous, or unattended animals. Performs other duties as required by the street department.

Education, Experience & Licensing Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED or,
  • Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications required for this position include Training seminars on handling and capturing animals
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid SC Driver's License

Necessary Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of city ordinances involving animals, vicious animals or animals running at large
  • Knowledge of the geography of the city and location of important buildings
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the City of Seneca
  • Ability to handle sensitive public contacts and to deal tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances
  • Knowledge of how to handle friendly and feral domesticated animals

Applications are being accepted at City Hall.

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An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
The city of Seneca does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status in employment or the provision of services.

Contact Info

221 E North 1st St. Seneca, SC 29678

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