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Posted 01/22/2024
Montclair Township, New Jersey
Montclair Township is looking for another Animal Control Officer!

Applicants must be NJ state-certified Animal Control Officers and should reside within a 30 minute commute from Montclair Township Animal Shelter. Applications are accepted via Township website ONLY, please do not call the shelter or send resumes via email or FB. (Click here for application link)

The Animal Control Officer handles and captures wild and stray domesticated animals and birds, cares for impounded animals, cleans and maintains the animal shelter; performs related duties as required. Work is performed under general direction/supervision from the Senior Animal Control Officer or Shelter Director, who reviews work for effectiveness.

• Patrols the streets, captures and impounds stray animals, wild game, birds, and unlicensed dogs.

• Cares for and feeds animals in the shelter and observes their physical condition and behavior; contacts veterinarian when necessary.

• Uses nets, traps, etc. to capture wild animals or strayed domesticated pets.

• Captures and impounds animals suspected of being rabid and observes their condition and takes their remains to State Health Clinic for analysis.

• Handles complaints regarding wild and stray animals, and licensed and unlicensed domesticated animals and investigates alleged violations of state anti-cruelty statutes.

• Enforces the rabies control program and issues summons for violations of local or state animal control ordinances.

• Cleans and maintains sanitation of the animal shelter; promotes the adoption of animals and arranges for their spaying and neutering; maintains files and records.

A current and valid certificate as an Animal Control Officer issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and a current New Jersey driver's license. Must be available for off-hours on-call rotation. High School graduate or equivalent with one (1) year of experience in animal control.

Salary: $35,822 - $50,508 per year, includes health benefits.

Closing Date: Open until position is filled.

APPLY HERE: https://www.primepoint.net/DirectAccess/recruitment/MTCTWP/applyForJob.html?jobOpeningId=1004


Post Office Box 174
Pennington, NJ 08534


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