Job Posting – Animal Control Officer & Animal Inspector

Posted on September 24, 2019


The Town of Goshen Select Board is seeking qualified applicants for the part time position of Animal Control Officer / Animal Inspector. This is an on-call, ad hoc position where call times and activity vary. The Animal Control Officer is responsible for enforcing ordinances relating to the control, impoundment, and disposition of animals. This includes responding to and investigating calls and complaints from residents relating to animal issues such as unleashed dogs, dog attacks, stray animals, animal cruelty and working with the animal owner to ensure they comply with all animal ordinances and policies. The Animal Inspector component of the job includes overseeing animal health and rabies control in domesticated animals and wildlife populations, including performing barn inspections and implementing the quarantine and subsequent release of animals.

Completion of the Animal Control Officers Association of Mass Academy preferred; required within two years of hire and completion of the Massachusetts Animal Fund ACO Core Competency Training required within 1 year.

Apply by sending an e-mail with a brief statement of interest and qualifications to: selectboard@goshen-ma.us.

Additionally, you may call the Select board at 413-268-8236 ext. 301.

 

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