Bell County Sheriff's Department
  • 14-Jan-2022 to 28-Jan-2022 (CST)
  • Animal Control Officer
  • Belton, TX, USA
  • 13.40
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Shift TBA

Bell County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for a Animal Shelter Technician. This is for a part time technician. Starting pay is $13.40 per hour with retirement benefits. There is an agility test associated with this position. This part time position works 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM Sunday thru Thursday. Days off are Friday/Saturday.

DUTIES

Under general supervision of the Animal Control Supervisor, performs routine and technical services relating to the health, welfare, care and well being of the animals at the shelter.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

-- Cleans kennels and surrounding work areas within the shelter in accordance with proper disease control requirements.

-- Ensures welfare and proper care of animals within the shelter facility is maintained in all phases of shelter operation.

-- Assists animal control officers in performing euthanasia of animals in accordance with applicable animal control ordinances, policies

and procedures.

-- Provides information to the public by use of the telephone and in person regarding receiving and releasing animals, locating lost and

found animals, and adoption of animals.

-- Performs other duties as assigned.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

-- Knowledge of laws and regulations of the State, County, and Cities that are applicable to the animal control program; proper cleaning techniques for kennels; animal behavior and handling techniques; first aid for injured, sick or possibly contagious animals; rabies control; animal nutrition; maintenance of equipment used in animal handling and shelter operation; animal segregation, isolation and handling; euthanasia methods; filing systems and computer terminal operations.

-- Ability to relate both verbally to members of the public and the Department; ability to work directly with emotional and angry people; ability to confidently handle aggressive, vicious or dangerous animals.

Disqualifiers

Persons that have been convicted of an offense above the grade of Class B misdemeanor in the past ten years will not be considered for employment.

Convictions of Class A or Felony cannot be considered.

Any level Class Misdemeanor or Felony involving Family Violence will not be considered.

Applicants discharged from military service under conditions due to misconduct will not be considered for employment.


NOTE: length of time for this process will vary due to differences with each applicant. Do not call to check on status. Once you are conditionally offered employment, you will be kept apprised of the process by the Bell County Sheriff's Department Human Resource Office.


Questions can be directed to the Bell County Sheriff's Department Personnel, Backgrounds, and Recruitment Office via email: sheriff.hr@bellcounty.texas.gov

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Bell County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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