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Essex County

Job Title:  Deputy Animal Control Officer - reviewing applications
Status:  Part-time, Hourly Rate - $13.00, Approx. 25 hours per week


Essex County is seeking an individual to perform responsible work as back-up support to the Animal Control Officer and serves as Animal Control Officer in his/her absence. This work includes, but is not limited to, responding to complaints, enforcing animal control ordinances, statutes, and laws, issuing summons and ensuring public safety.  The incumbent will be required to appear in court in support of summons issued.  Duties will also include containing/retrieving sick, injured, stray, feral or unwanted animals and transporting them to the appropriate destination.   Certification as an Animal Control Officer is required within 24 months of hire.  This position is a member of the Animal Shelter team and performs responsible work in caring for animals housed at the animal shelter, maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people in accordance with all applicable statutes, ordinances and regulations, and coordinating the animal adoption process.  This position performs work under the direction of the Animal Shelter Manager.  This position requires variable work hours on weekends and holidays, and is on-call several days per week.

For more information please contact the Assistant County Administrator, Pam Smith, at 804-443-8155 or Ellen Shifflett, Animal Shelter Manager, at 804-443-0726.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application is required and may be obtained at the bottom of this page. Completed applications should be submitted to Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Open until filled.  Applications received by January 27, 2017 will be given first priority.

Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.


Essex County

Job Title:  Animal Care Technician
Status:  Part-time, Hourly Rate - $11.47, Approx. 25 hours per week


Essex County is seeking an individual to perform responsible work in maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people in accordance with all statutes, ordinances, and regulations pursuant to the operation of pounds and the sheltering of animals. This position shall be primarily responsible for the lawful, proper, and humane care of animals, and shall assure that all animals’ nutrition, sanitary housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis (shelter cleaning, feeding animals). This position shall assist the public when reclaiming, adopting or admitting animals and is responsible for promoting responsible pet ownership in conversations with customers.  This position performs work under the direction of the Animal Shelter Manager.  This position requires variable work hours on weekends, nights and holidays.  The selected individual will be required to work weekends.

For more information please contact the Assistant County Administrator, Pam Smith, at 804-443-8155 or Ellen Shifflett, Animal Shelter Manager, at 804-443-0726.  To be considered, a completed Essex County employment application is required and may be obtained at the bottom of this page. Completed applications should be submitted to Pam Smith, Assistant County Administrator, P. O. Box 1079, Tappahannock, VA  22560.  Open until filled.  Applications received by March 14, 2017 will be given first priority.

Essex County is an equal opportunity provider.

Employment Documents

Essex County Job Application

Please return completed applications to:

Mrs. Pam Smith,
Assistant County Administrator
Essex County, Virginia
P.O. Box 1079
Tappahannock, VA 22560-1079

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Esta institución es un proveedor de servicios con igualdad de oportunidades.

  

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