Starting Salary: $12.00/hour

Position Summary: Responsible for enforcement of Kentucky Revised Statute and Regulations, the Madison County Animal Control Ordinance, Interlocal Agreements, and Standard Operating Procedures.  Respond to calls regarding canines and felines when dispatched. The Animal Control Officer shall be on call for after hour emergencies and weekend feedings.  When not on a call or handling a euthanasia case, the Animal Control Officer shall assist, at the direction of the Kennel Technician, with duties and responsibilities involving animal and shelter care.

Work is performed under the general supervision of the director. This is heavy to light work that requires physical effort; running, bending over, climbing, picking up animals will be done frequently; position requires visual acuity for preparing, reviewing and enforcing Animal Control Laws; requires hearing sufficient to accurately perceive information at normal spoken word levels, the ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and manual dexterity to operate standard office. 

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responding to animal control calls that are addressed in animal control laws and policies, keeping accurate records of those enforcements and paperwork.
  • Assisting with daily operations of the shelter in relation to kenneling and cleaning for animals that are housed at the shelter.
  • When needed, oversee, transport or assist halfway house or correctional facility workers being sure to follow regulations and attend training established by corrections.
  • Assisting with the transport of the animal trailer in situations of emergencies and/or training and public events.
  • Assist with upfront duties of the Madison County Animal Shelter when needed or directed by the Director.
  • Maintain open dialogue with the director and communicate departmental status on a regular basis.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of animal control law and standard operating procedures of the shelter; standard office practices, procedures and clerical techniques; ability to transcribe dictation with speed and accuracy; thorough knowledge of business English and grammar; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to file alphabetically; ability to multitask; and skill in the use of word and data process equipment.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

Special Requirements:

Must live in Madison County for after hours on call duties.

Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Be of age 21 and resident of Madison County for 2 years.

Must comply with state mandated Continuing Education (CE) Courses

Euthanasia Certification (Optional)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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***Certified Telecommunicators are preferred***

Work week:  Any shift as needed, weekends, holidays and overtime

Job Responsibilities:  

    • Receiving messages and/or calls for service via telephone, radio, teletype, fax machine or in person for police, fire ambulance and other emergency services in Madison County

Job Requirements :

    • US Citizen
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Must be able to work irregular shifts
    • Must be able to prioritize, multi task and work well under extreme pressure
    • Ability to operate computer systems, maintain computerized and written files
    • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, emergency responders and the general public.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Starting Salary:  $14/hour

Work week:  7:00 a.m. - 5:30p.m. 4 days a week

Job Responsibilities:  

    • Provide General Labor to assist in the Road Department Projects
    • Drive CDL Class B vehicles to complete daily task

Job Requirements :

    • US Citizen
    • Must have up to date medical card
    • Possess Class B CDL driver's license
    • Good driving record
    • Ability to lift 60lbs.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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