Animal Services Careers

Working With Animals

Do you love animals and want to make a difference in their lives? Do you have a passion for public service and community engagement? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for the position of Animal Services Officer!

Paws-itively Impactful Career - Apply now for the Animal Services Officer role, where you'll combine your passion for animals with community engagement.

Apply for an Animal Services Officer Position


  • $20.28 - $27.64 Hourly

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts inspections by patrolling the City for animal violations; investigating neglect or other complaints; responding to citizen complaints; scheduling regular inspections; touring the building or property; noting violations of code; researching to locate owners, if necessary; notifying owners of results of inspections; and re-inspecting noncompliant locations.
  • Issues citations and violations by compiling inspection reports; preparing cases for the BAAB Board or court; executing warrants; and ensuring clean up is completed or animals are cared for.
  • Completes administrative duties by answering calls; providing information to the public and other departments as requested; compiling various reports; completing documents and forms; and maintaining records.
  • Provides customer service to the public by developing and implementing community and school education programs; assisting other departments with community functions; and developing and implementing neighborhood incentives.
  • Supervises personnel by observing and monitoring work tasks; functioning as a lead worker; and providing guidance, instruction and feedback.
  • Performs departmental specific functions by attending animals in the animal shelter; picking up strays and dead animals; providing adoption services; conducting euthanasia services; dispatching service calls; ensuring properties are cleaned up; and ensuring repairs are made to buildings or facilities.