Job Description

SALARY: $19.87 Hourly; will pay for experience
Performs skilled protective service work overseeing the performance of the Animal Enforcement Officers. Responds to complaints concerning animals at large, cruelty to animals, injured animals, animals creating a nuisance and animal attacks on humans and other animals.
Supervises the work of Animal Enforcement Officers and support personnel by assigning, reviewing and evaluating the work.
Maintains new employees in the methods and techniques of the collection and handling of animals.
Issues warnings and citations to owners of animals in violation of County ordinances and testifies to those citations in County Court. Additionally, may be required to testify in criminal proceedings. Investigates complaints of animal violations and issues written notices and citations.
Required to drive an animal rescue vehicle and collect stray or deceased animals.
Performs related work as required.
Essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate and two (2) years of training and/or experience with animals or regulatory compliance and enforcement, law enforcement, military, or a related field; or An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
Requires Valid Florida Class Driver's License (must be maintained for duration of employment).
Ability to deal with the public tactfully and effectively.
Ability to utilize Windows-based software.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and write clearly, accurately, concisely, legibly, and with correct English grammar, construction and spelling.
Knowledge of County geography and roadways.
Demonstrated Supervisory experience.
Physical strength and stamina to lift and load heavy animals into animal control trucks.
Must have familiarity with multi-line telephone and 2-way radios.
Be available weekends, holidays, natural disasters, and after-hours, to assist and give direction on animal related issues; on rotational stand-by duty for emergency calls after regular hours..


•Must successfully complete a 40-hour minimum standard training course approved by the Florida Animal Control Association, per Florida Statue, Chapter 828, Section 27 within six (6) months of hire.
•Must pass a psychological examination and pre-employment medical certification.
•Requires pre-employment medical certification, successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph. Requires drug test prior to assuming position and if employed, will be subject to return to duty, post-accident and/or random and reasonable suspicion drug tests while employed.
•In the event of a hurricane, major storm, natural or man made disaster that may threaten the area, the employee will be expected to work.
•Work is performed outdoors where the incumbents are exposed to such conditions as inclement weather and dead, diseased or dangerous animals. Work requires such physical exertion as bending and lifting and pulling animals.
•Employees will have contact with inmates during the normal course of the work day.
•The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M,F,V,D). ADA requires the Sheriff's Office to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

This is a full time job

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Sharon Sadutto
HR Officer

Closing Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

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