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Employer: City of Emporia
Job Title: Animal Control Officer
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

      POSITION  TITLE:       Animal Control Officer - Full Time

        OPENING  DATE:       December 11, 2017

          CLOSING DATE:      Until Filled

BEGINNING SALARY:      $12.50 - $17.70 per hour depends on qualifications


Under the supervision of the Administrative Sergeant, the Animal Control Officer performs duties related to the impounding and containment of stray, injured, or nuisance animals, both domestic and wild.  Further responsibilities include, but not limited to: enforcing all city ordinances related to animal control and order among the city's domestic animal population, responding to public complaint and other related duties as assigned. This employee performs duties independently in accordance with existing city laws and departmental procedures.                                                                              


  • Knowledge of basic animal care;
  • Knowledge of and experience working with various breeds of dogs and cats;
  • Some veterinary training preferred;
  • Willingness to perform routine heavy manual labor in all weather conditions;
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner and to work effectively with other employees, supervisors, and the public;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
  • City residency policy requires employees to reside within Lyon or a surrounding county.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required;
  • Possess a valid Kansas driver’s license;
  • Must pass a physical exam, drug/alcohol screening and background check upon conditional offer of employment;   

Vacancy Number: 20170052

Open Date: 12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: