Animal Services Officer

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Animal Services & Parking Enforcement, the Animal Services Officer is responsible to identify, investigate and enforce all Regulatory Animal Services by-laws and ensure compliance through inspections and enforcement related to Provincial and Municipal legislation. This includes, but is not limited to resolving and reporting offenses, issuing Notices of Violations, Muzzle Orders, and Dangerous Dog Orders. Completes all aspects of inspection and investigation processes laying charges in situations of non-compliance. Maintains detailed notes, completes investigation reports, and follows cases to completion through the Administrative Monetary Penalty System, (AMPS) or attends court to give evidence related to specific individual cases.

Credentials: Post-secondary diploma in Veterinary Technology, Law Enforcement, or animal-related experience, or related field and/or combination of equivalent education and experience. Demonstrated related experience working in animal control including experience with enforcement processes as it relates to animal control, municipal, and provincial legislation. Experience or familiarity with euthanizing practices to deal with sick or injured animals is an asset. Due to the responsibilities of this position a Police Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the Municipality is required. Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing and a reliable vehicle for use on corporate business is required.

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