• Dog Officer (Senior Animal Control Officer)

    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/12/2018 11:27 AM)
    Req ID
    2018-15193
    Position
    Regular Full-Time
    Dept
    Inspectional Services Dept
    Location
    Isd Animal Control
    Salary Min
    56,473.29
    Salary Max
    77,319.36
    Union
    AFL
    Openings
    1
    Posting End Date
    6/21/2018
    Contact Email
    Mari.Flaherty@boston.gov
  • Overview:

    This is a provisional appointment.

     

    Brief Job Description (essential functions for the job):

     

    Under the direction of the Director and or the Assistant Director of Animal Control, oversees the daily operations of the City of Boston's Animal Shelter.

    Responsibilities:

     

     

    • Supervises and schedules staff and is responsible for the humane care and treatment of animals.
    • Coordinates volunteer programs, develops and manages public information programs including the website, access T.V., and community relations.
    • In conjunction with the staff veterinarian and the Animal Control supervisors, coordinates animal evaluation programs and implements adoption programs.
    • Oversees supply inventory and orders supplies and equipment.
    • Prepares written reports and manages all required paperwork and files.
    • Performs related work as required.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • At least three (3) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the animal care and welfare field; with strong supervisory skills.
    • B.A. in Animal Science or related field strongly preferred and can be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in website software editing.
    • Must have demonstrated commitment to animal care and welfare.
    • HTML certification preferred.
    • Ability to exercise good judgement and focus on detail as required by the job.
    • Ability to routinely lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds.
    • Must have and maintain a current MA driver's license.

    CORI Check Required

     

    BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED


    Terms:

     

    Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/RA-17A

    Hours: 35 per week

     

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