Animal Control Officer

city of eastpointe   Eastpointe, MI   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
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Posted on January 13, 2021

Animal Control Officer

City of Eastpointe $41,147 - $50,490 Plus Benefits Package

Essential Job Functions

  • Patrol the City of Eastpointe for stray animals; enforce local, state, and federal laws and ordinances concerning the care, treatment, selling, licensing and impounding of animals.
  • Investigate animal bites and cruelty; conduct inspections; issue warrants, citations, and warnings; and reports daily activities.
  • Impound animals; pick up and dispose of deceased animals.
  • Educate the public about animal regulations and humane animal care.
  • Prepare investigative reports that may be introduced as legal court evidence.
  • Appear for scheduled court dates and testify regarding civil infractions, misdemeanors, and felony charges.
  • Identify impounded animals and prepare daily impounding slips.
  • Maintain logs and activity reports on a daily basis. Operate an assigned City vehicle to perform assigned duties.
  • Perform inspections of kennels and submit kennel permits to the Public Safety Director for approval.
  • Transport animals to the Macomb County Animal Control.