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Animal Services Officer

Company: City of Pflugerville
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

It's a great time to be in Pflugerville!The City of Pflugerville is seeking its next Animal Services Officer to join our team! The person we seek will believe in and exhibit the City's P.F.I.R.S.T. core values: Positive, Forward-thinking, Integrity, Resilience, Service, and Teamwork. City of Pflugerville employees enjoy three (3) weeks of paid vacation along with 14 paid holidays a year and an attractive retirement plan where the City puts in 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you put into retirement!As an Animal Services Officer for the City, you will uphold the ordinances and laws regarding animal violations. If you are the right person for this opportunity, you will have previous knowledge of safe and effective animal collection and impoundment techniques and practices along with knowledge of city ordinances and state laws.Essential duties and responsibilities include:

Patrol, capture, and impound domestic animals and non-domestic animals that are not appropriately restrained or that are creating nuisances or health/safety hazards, as prescribed by City ordinances and the Texas Department of Health.Investigate reported complaints regarding animal abuse, animal bite instances, animal nuisances, and other violations of City ordinances and state laws.Provide for the humane care and feeding of animals received.Prepare required reports and apply for seizure warrants as needed.Quarantine animals suspected of biting for rabies observation.Qualifications and Skill Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent experience.1+ years experience working with animals, or some combination of experience and training that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities and satisfies state requirements preferred.Valid Class C Texas driver's license, State Animal Control Certification within 9 months of hire.Euthanasia certification is preferred.Benefits Overview:
10 hours of vacation leave per month, 3 weeks per year.8 hours of sick leave per month, 12 days per year.Sick leave incentive pay- Employees are compensated in December each year in the amount of 25% of their unused sick leave that they have accumulated during the preceding fiscal year. Medical insurance and benefits are provided at zero premium cost to the employee.50% dependent health benefits premium contribution.Dental benefits are provided at zero premium cost to the employee.24 hours of paid personal holiday leave each fiscal year.10 wellness hours each fiscal year for eligible preventive and mental health services.Longevity pay of $8 per month beginning with the first anniversary and will be paid on a separate paycheck in December of each year.Retirement plan includes a 7% contribution of an employee's gross salary to the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a City contribution match of 2 to 1 (14%) at retirement.Retirement eligibility requires 5 years of service at age 60 or 20 years of service at any age.Employees also have an additional retirement fund option to participate in a 457 plan.Long-Term Disability is employer-paid and covers 60% of the employee's salary up to $7,500.Military leave provides up to 15 days of paid leave per fiscal year for eligible employees.Education reimbursement assistance up to $5,000 per fiscal year.Employer-paid basic term life insurance policy two (2) times an employee's base salary, up to $325,000 maximum.40 paid service hours are available to volunteer within our community.Up to 160 hours of paid parental leave to eligible employees following the birth of an employee's child or the placement of a child with an employee in connection with adoption, foster care, or other legal placement to care for and bond with the child.For more details about the benefits offered by the City please visit .If you are someone interested in making a difference in the community and wish to be a part of the Pflugerville team, go to under Employment Opportunities and apply today!

Keywords: City of Pflugerville, Pflugerville , Animal Services Officer, Other , Pflugerville, Texas

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