Animal Services Officer / Trainee

Enforces the City of Chattanooga Codes and Ordinances related to animals. Provides animal protection and educates the public to assure the humane treatment of animals. Officer must be computer savvy with strong skills in time management, detailed and organized with information gathering and use sound judgment when dealing with confidential information. Presents an ability to show a self-confident attitude, maintain personal composure and effectively communicate knowledge with residents and other professionals within an often stressful and emotional environment. Represents the McKamey Animal Center in court with case presentation and testimony regarding charges made against city residents related to local and state animal cruelty laws. Officer must have strong oral and written communication skills.

College degree preferred. Proof of high school diploma is required. Experience in animal protection, investigation, management, administration, shelter operations, military service, law enforcement, criminal justice or public security are required related employment fields. Minimum two years working in an animal related field dealing with people/public.

College degree preferred. Proof of high school diploma is required.

$13.50 per hour/training, $14.50 per hour/commissioned officer.