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Job Title: Animal Control Officer
Category: Employment Opportunities
Status: Open

The City is seeking a candidate for the Animal Control Officer position.

Animal Control Officer assists in maintaining the animal control facility in a clean and orderly condition.

This is a part time/on call entry-level position.  Weekends and holidays hours may be required.  Applicant must be able to pass a stringent background check and complete a drug test.  

Must have the following: 

  • Valid California driver’s license

Within one year of employment, must have the following: 

  • Complete a Penal Code 832 course
  • Peace officers standard training baton certification
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • State certified euthanasia certification
  • Every individual holding this position must possess and maintain all certificates, licenses and registrations required by law at the current time or in the future

Essential duties include: feed, bathe and care for impounded animals; participate in euthanasia and disposal of animals as required; explain and understand city animal control ordinances to the public and other interested persons; prepare reports of impounded animals and of fees collected; patrols city roads to locate, capture and impound stray and injured animals.

For a full job description please contact Personnel.  Pay range $17-20 per hour and may depend on experience.

In order to be considered for this position, interested individuals must submit a resume and a City of Shasta Lake employment application, available on the City's website: to:

City of Shasta Lake
Attn: Personnel Department
PO Box 777
Shasta Lake, CA 96019

Questions about the position may be directed to Kristi Davis at 530.275.7400.  Incomplete applications may not be processed.  Applications will be reviewed to identify qualified applicants.

"This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."


Publication Date/Time:
4/11/2017 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Filled

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City of Shasta Lake • 1650 Stanton Drive • Shasta Lake, CA 96019 • Phone: 530-275-7400 • Fax: 530-275-7414 "Equal Opportunity Provider, and Employer"
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