An Animal Control Officer enforces State and City ordinances dealing with the care, treatment, licensing, and impounding of animals in an assigned area of the City; picks up sick, injured, stray, vicious or unwanted animals; conducts humane investigations; conducts permit inspections, issues citations, and makes arrests; may be required to handle money accurately and collect animal licensing and other fees; and keeps records and prepares reports which may be used as legal evidence.
Animal Control Officers may work alone at night and on graveyard shifts.
Education Requirement: Successful completion of 12 semester units or 18 quarter units from an accredited college or university in Animal Science, Animal Management, Administration of Justice, or related course work.
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