Manager I, Animal COntrol
Prince George County is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Manager I, Animal Control. This position will be responsible for supervising and providing services, enforcing animal control laws, investigating complaints, capturing animals, maintaining records and files and preparing reports. Starting salary range: $46,986 – $75,177.
Thorough knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and regulations governing animal control; thorough knowledge of the geography of the County; thorough knowledge of the care, control and handling of animals; ability to collect facts and prepare reports; ability to deal tactfully with the public; skill in the application of specialized animal capture techniques; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; ability to plan, schedule and supervise the work of others.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school with considerable experience in animal control and some supervisory experience.
Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Possession of state mandated certification as animal control authority including summons power, basic mandated certification and administration of lethal drugs. Possession of sidearm certification shall be required and certifications for any additional weapons, if assigned by the department. All firearm certifications must be obtained within sixty (60) days of completion of animal control school or issuance of weapon(s).