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Animal Control Officer

Company: COUNTY OF MCHENRY
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

*LOCATION: *Crystal Lake*DIVISION: * Animal Control - The Veterinary Public Health Division is a 24 hour, 365 day operating program.*HOURS*: 37.50 hours per week, some nights, weekends, overnight on-call and holiday hours included.*PAY RATE: *$16.50 per hour per union contract (SEIU Local 73)Named best County To work for in 2021!!*JOB SUMMARY: *Enforcing the animal control ordinance and educating the public on responsible pet ownership. Team oriented environment. Comfortable in a fast pace, high volume, multi-tasking workplace.*JOB FUNCTION: ** Investigating animal related complaints (rabid, stray, biting, neglected, injured etc.).* Capture and transport animals and prepare citations as well as reports.*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ** High School diploma or GED and a good driving record are required (Valid IL driving license).* Knowledge of animal behavior as well as animal handling experience.* Euthanasia Certification (through the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation) is required within 9 months.* Good writing skills and computer competency a must.* Ability to understand and interpret public health ordinances and policies.* Ability to communicate effectively and to relay education and policy to the public.* Ability to lift 100 Lbs.* Bilingual Preferred.Other Requirements:*Proof of being fully vaccinated or have either one dose of a two-dose COVID vaccination series (Pfizer or Moderna) or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson series prior to start date. For those with only one dose of a two-dose series, potential employees must receive the second dose within 30 days of starting employment. Failure to complete the series is automatic termination.*Position subject to a background check including fingerprinting.*BENEFITS: *Medical/Dental/Vision/Accident and Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, IMRF Pension Plan, Deferred Compensation Plan, Paid Vacation, Holidays, Personal and Sick Days.No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or disability. McHenry County is an equal opportunity employer.Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.50 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Holidays* Monday to Friday* On call* Weekend availabilityWork Location: One location

Keywords: COUNTY OF MCHENRY, Crystal Lake , Animal Control Officer, Other , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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