Animal Control Officer
City of Greenville, NC - Greenville, NC

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Under general supervision, enforces leash laws and regulations pertaining to animal control.

Examples of Duties:
• Answers complaints and requests for service concerning a variety of animal control problems;
• Patrols the city in search of animals in violation of animal control ordinances;
• Picks up and transports animals in violation to the City's animal shelter;
• Loads and unloads animals at the animal shelter;
• Picks up dead animals in the city and disposes of them as required by law;
• Assists in disposal of animals as required by law;
• Prepares animal control activity reports and related incident reports ;
• Issues citations and testifies in court as needed;
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED; and
• Six months experience in the care and handling of animals; or
• An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of (or ability to learn quickly):
• City ordinances and regulations relating to animal control;
• the geography and layout of the City.
Skill in:
• operating assigned equipment.
Ability to:
• handle large and/or vicious animals;
• learn animal behavior and common diseases of animals;
• meet and deal tactfully with the public;
• communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
• prepare reports;
• work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements;
• establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.
Special Requirements:
Valid North Carolina driver's license and acceptable driving record.

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Greenville, NC is the 10th largest city in the state of North Carolina and the home of East Carolina University! Located halfway between the...