Job Description

This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future Animal Control Public Education Officer vacancies within the County of Orange. The eligible list established may also be used to fill similar and lower level classifications throughout the County of Orange.


OC Animal Care is seeking skilled candidates to fill vacancies in the Animal Control Public Education Officer classification. Animal Control Public Education Officers can be given a variety of assignments and may be subject to assignment rotations.

The immediate vacancies OC Animal Care will be looking to fill are in the Community Outreach Unit as Foster Coordinator and Volunteer Coordinator.

Volunteer Program
The Volunteer Program coordinate hundreds of volunteers in support of the overall mission of OC Animal Care. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for running the day to day duties Volunteer Program under the guidance of the COT Manager. This includes working with various department to identify their volunteer needs, creating and coordinating trainings, communications, special permissions, record keeping and scheduling for over 500 volunteers.

Overall, duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

1. Foster Care/Volunteer Program management and updates
2. Foster Care/Volunteer Program appointments, recruitment, and outreach
3. Handling dogs and cats as necessary for the Foster/Volunteer Programs
4. Assist Foster Caretakers/Volunteers with day to day issues and outreach
5. Assist with onsite and offsite events
6. Conduct Foster Care/Volunteer trainings
7. Assist with social media postings, monitoring and response

The standard work schedule of this assignment will consist of a 9/80 flex schedule. The department may choose to schedule incumbents for a five day per week, eight hour per day schedule, or 4/10 schedule, depending on the business need. OC Animal Care provides service 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Incumbents may be drafted for mandatory overtime in the event of an emergency, disaster, or during periods of unexpected staffing shortages.

This is a full time job

Contact Information

Job Contact Details

Freddy Jimenez
HRS Recruitment Services Team

Closing Date: Friday, November 8, 2019

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