Closing Date: 11/08/19
Graduation from high school or equivalent and two years of experience as an animal services officer. Must provide means of being contacted by phone. A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment. If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position.
As a condition of employment, incumbents must meet all Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) requirements/prerequisites to handle controlled substances and be a certified Animal Control Officer through the Florida Animal Control Association (FACA) at time of employment. In addition they must pass the Euthanasia Technician Certification Course through FACA and become a Florida Notary Public within six (6) months of date of hire. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background investigation are required prior to employment.
Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.
Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process.
Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.
ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION
OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST TDD (352) 491-4431
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D.