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Animal Control Officer - Part Time / No Benefits

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government

Job Description

The purpose of this job is to control and care for stray and abandoned animals and enforce the animal control ordinances of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, capturing and maintaining suspected rabid animals for observation; investigating violations of local and state animal welfare laws; obtaining warrants for arrests of certain violators; providing medical care for impounded animals, such as inoculations, grooming, and minor first aid; issuing citations and warnings for violations of the local animal control laws; testifying in court (as needed); educating the public regarding local animal control ordinances; performing humane euthanasia of animals as needed and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; assisting in shelter activities, including the adoption and reclamation of shelter animals; supervising inmate or temporary workers; maintaining related paperwork; and performing additional tasks as assigned. To apply, please visit

This is a part time job.

Contact Information

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government
Athens, GA

Closing Date: October 21, 2019