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City of University Park
University Park, TX | Full Time
$42k-48k (estimate)
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Animal Control Officer
City of University Park University Park, TX
$42k-48k (estimate)
Full Time | Colleges & Universities 2 Weeks Ago
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City of University Park is Hiring an Animal Control Officer Near University Park, TX

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: 
The purpose of this position is to administer, communicate, investigate and enforce all codes, ordinances and regulations related to animal control, animal cruelty and neglect, and perform related duties to promote education and compliance with laws regulating animal treatment. This is accomplished by identifying violations; issuing warning and citations; performing animal rescue, and educating the community on animal care and compliance. The ideal candidate will be comfortable handling, with proper equipment, domesticated animals and urban wildlife.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. Additionally, please be aware of the legend below when referring to the physical demands of each essential function.
(S) Sedentary(L) Light(M) Medium(H) Heavy(V) Very Heavy
Exerting up to 10 lbs. 
 occasionally or negligible 
 weights frequently; sitting 
 most of the time.
Exerting up to 20 lbs. 
 occasionally; 10 lbs. 
 frequently; or negligible 
 amounts constantly; OR 
 requires walking or standing 
 to a significant degree.
Exerting 20-50 lbs. 
 occasionally; 10-25 lbs. 
 frequently; or up to 10 lbs. 
 constantly.
Exerting 50-100 lbs. 
 occasionally; 10-25 lbs. 
 frequently; or up to 10-20 
 lbs. constantly.
Exerting over 100 lbs. 
 occasionally; 50-100 lbs. 
 frequently; or up to 20-50 
 lbs. constantly.
 
CodeEssential Functions% of Time
MIdentifies violations by patrolling city limits; observing areas of alleged violations; interviewing available witnesses to determine if laws are being violated; responding to calls; and proactively issuing citations and warnings 35 %
HPerforms animal rescue duties and aides animals in distress by picking up animals; freeing trapped animals or rescuing strays; removing animals from inhumane conditions; safely disposing of animals; and transporting animals to shelters for treatment, care, or impoundment/quarantine.35 %
LEducates citizens on safety and benefits of both domestic animals and wildlife by giving presentations on animal safety and care; coordinating trap lending services to residents; and providing instruction on removing nuisance animals from homes15 %
HPerforms related administrative duties by verifying animal billing; completing trap lending and other related services paperwork; and completing monthly reports15 %
JOB REQUIREMENTS: 
-Description of Minimum Job Requirements- 
Formal EducationWork requires knowledge of specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with six-month/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, and technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certificate may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training.
ExperiencePrevious experience is preferred but not required
SupervisionJob has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.
Human
Collaboration Skills
Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas.
Freedom to ActReceives General Direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically.
Technical SkillsWork requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.
Budget
Responsibility
Job has no budgetary responsibilities.
ReadingIntermediate - Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
MathBasic - Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
WritingIntermediate - Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Certification & Other RequirementsValid driver's license; Basic Animal Control required within 1 year of employment.

OVERALL PHYSICAL STRENGTH DEMANDS: 
-Physical strength for this position is indicated below with “X”- 
SedentaryLightMedium XHeavyVery Heavy
Exerting up to 10 lbs. 
 occasionally or negligible 
 weights frequently; 
 sitting most of the time.
Exerting up to 20 lbs. 
 occasionally, 10 lbs. 
 frequently, or negligible 
 amounts constantly OR 
 requires walking or standing 
 to a significant degree.
Exerting 20-50 lbs. 
 occasionally, 10-25 lbs. 
 frequently, or up to 10 
 lbs. constantly.
Exerting 50-100 lbs. 
 occasionally, 10-25 lbs. 
 frequently, or up to 10-20 
 lbs. constantly.
Exerting over 100 lbs. 
 occasionally, 50-100 lbs. 
 frequently, or up to 20-50 
 lbs. constantly.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
CFORN
ContinuouslyFrequentlyOccasionallyRarelyNever
2/3 or more of the time.From 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.Up to 1/3 of the time.Less than 1 hour per week.Never occurs.
Note: This is intended as a description of the way the job is currently performed. It does not address the potential for accommodation.
-Physical Demand--Frequency--Brief Description- 
StandingOCommunicating with co-workers
SittingFDesk work and driving
WalkingFAround work site and to other departments/offices
LiftingFSupplies, equipment, files, and animals
CarryingOSupplies, equipment, files, and animals
Pushing/PullingR
ReachingOFor supplies
HandlingFPaperwork
Fine DexterityFComputer keyboard, telephone pad
KneelingORetrieving items from lower shelves/ground and animals
CrouchingFRetrieving items from lower shelves/ground and animals
CrawlingRInside attics/pipes/ditches
BendingFRetrieving items from lower shelves/ground and animals
TwistingFGetting inside vehicle
ClimbingRStairs and on step stool
BalancingROn step stools
VisionCObserving work site, reading, computer screen, driving
HearingFCommunicating with co-workers and public and on telephone
TalkingFCommunicating with co-workers and public and on telephone
Foot ControlsFDriving
Other
(specified if applicable)
N
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, AND HARDWARE: 
Computer, printer, and related software, telephone, copier, catch pole, mace, traps, transfer cages, fatal plus, snake tongs, syringes, pet treats, nets, carriers, leashes, and related office materials.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: 
 
CFORN
ContinuouslyFrequentlyOccasionallyRarelyNever
 
-Health and Safety Factors- 
Mechanical HazardsN
Chemical HazardsR
Electrical HazardsR
Fire HazardsN
ExplosivesN
Communicable DiseasesR
Physical Danger or AbuseF
Other (see 1 below)N
(1) N/A
 
DWMSN
DailySeveralSeveralSeasonallyNever
Times PerTimes Per
WeekMonth
 
-Environmental Factors- 
Respiratory HazardsD
Extreme TemperaturesS
Noise and VibrationN
Wetness/HumidityS
Physical HazardsD
 

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: 
Gloves, goggles, and rain coat.
NON-PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
FORN
FrequentlyOccasionallyRarelyNever
From 1/3 to 2/3 of the timeUp to 1/3 of the timeLess than 1 hour per weekNever occurs
 
-Description of Non-Physical Demands--Frequency- 
Time PressureR
Emergency SituationO
Frequent Change of TasksR
Irregular Work Schedule/OvertimeR
Performing Multiple Tasks SimultaneouslyR
Working Closely with Others as Part of a TeamR
Tedious or Exacting WorkR
Noisy/Distracting EnvironmentR
Other (see 2 below)N
(2) N/A
PRIMARY WORK LOCATION: 
Office EnvironmentVehicle
WarehouseOutdoorsX
ShopOther
Recreation/Neighborhood Center

Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Full Time

INDUSTRY

Colleges & Universities

SALARY

$42k-48k (estimate)

POST DATE

04/04/2024

EXPIRATION DATE

05/31/2024

WEBSITE

uptexas.org

HEADQUARTERS

DALLAS, TX

SIZE

50 - 100

TYPE

Private

CEO

W RICHARD DAVIS

REVENUE

$10M - $50M

INDUSTRY

Colleges & Universities

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