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DEPARTMENT: Building Planning / Code Compliance
REPORTS TO: Lead Animal Control Officer
The Animal Control Officer shall protect residents from and educate the community about stray or vicious animals and related diseases. This position reports directly to the Lead Animal Control Officer. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; and maintain appropriate necessary certifications. Often involves holidays and weekends. Subject to emergency callouts.
This position also serves as Code Compliance and shall exercise the powers and perform the duties listed for that position in the City’s Code of Ordinances, which include but are not limited to, identifying and abating violations of the City’s fire, nuisance, and building regulations.
EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Ability to see and hear; communicate in the English language; carry items weighing up to 80 pounds and lift to a height of 3-5 feet; walk, stand and kneel for extended periods of time; push and pull up to 200 pounds; climb ladders; perform heavy manual labor in conditions of extreme heat and cold, and in the presence of extreme noise, dust, filth, and possible mechanical or chemical hazards as well as traffic hazards; operate equipment including mowers, trimmers, edger’s and other lawn equipment; drive in a safe and responsible manner; must have the ability to obtain, and maintain Texas Department of Health Certified Animal Control Officer and euthanasia certification, follow oral and written instructions, and cross-train in other departments as needed; must be able to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with fellow employees and the general public. Must be able to learn state and local codes and laws concerning nuisances and building maintenance requirements. At the discretion of the Building Official, may be required to obtain and maintain Code Enforcement Officer Certification.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed, and are subject to the requirements of the City’s Personnel Policy.