Rocky Hill - Part Time Animal Control Officer

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Job Overview

Department Rocky Hill Police Department
TypeOther
Job TitlePart Time Animal Control Officer
Salary$20.00 hourly
Registration Fee$25.00
Contactbklett@rockyhillct.gov
Location Rocky Hill, CT

Job Announcement

Rocky Hill Police Department, CT Police JobsTOWN OF ROCKY HILL JOB POSTING 

POLICE DEPARTMENT 

Part Time Animal Control Officer

ABOUT US

The Town of Rocky Hill is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of part-time Animal Control Officer.  The Town is consistently ranked one of Connecticut’s most desirable residential and business communities.   The Rocky Hill Police Department is committed to serving the public in all areas of public safety and animal control needs.  The selected applicant will work directly for the Rocky Hill Police Department within the patrol division, and will work in collaboration with the men and women of the agency on a daily basis.

Inquiries can be directed to Lt. Brian Klett via email, bklett@rockyhillct.gov

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 19, 2021

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

This position is a part-time, non-bargaining position and must abide by all personnel rules which can be viewed online (www.rockyhillct.gov).  Salary is non-negotiable at $20.00 per hour.  Anticipated work schedule of 19 hours per week.  Applicants must be flexible in working days, evenings, and weekends. 

Please be advised finalists will be required to undergo a comprehensive background, financial, and/or criminal investigation.

Applicants must demonstrate and possess the required qualifications:

  1. Good interpersonal skills and ability to think independently and to exercise good judgement.
  2. Ability to maintain an “on call” status for situations arising during nonscheduled hours.
  3. Ability to effectively and efficiently respond to calls for assistance from the public relating to animal complaints or issues.
  4. Demonstrated experience in conducting related investigations and taking appropriate action such as arrests, warnings or referrals.
  5. Ability to monitor the domestic animal population for compliance in accordance with local ordinances and State laws.
  6. Possess a valid driver’s license.
  7. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older, citizens of the United States, of good moral character with no record of dishonorable discharge from any police or fire department or from the armed forces of the United States and no record of conviction for repetitive motor vehicle violations, misdemeanor offense or conviction of a serious misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or conviction of a felony, and possess a valid driver’s license.

 

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applications and required documentation are to be submitted on-line at www.PoliceApp.com including each of the following: 1) A resume; 2) A letter of interest which clearly demonstrates how the applicant meets the qualifications; 3) A completed Town of Rocky Hill Application for Employment; and 4) A copy of a valid driver's license.  Incomplete applications as of the application deadline will not be considered.

The Town of Rocky Hill is an EEO/AA Employer and complies with the ADA.  Applicants with disabilities may request assistance or an accommodation at any time by contacting Human Resources via telephone (860-258-2789), via confidential fax (860-257-1109), via email (hrdept@rockyhillct.gov) or by visiting the department at Town Hall during business hours. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 19, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: PART-TIME ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

REPORTS TO: POLICE ADMINISTRATION

SUPERVISES: NONE

BARGAINING UNIT: NON-BARGAINING 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Responds to and/or handles all complaints regarding animal related issues.  Interacts with other town departments; performs carried administrative duties; deals with the public and law enforcement officials; does related work as required. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Responds to calls for assistance from the public relating to animal complaints or issues.
  2. Conducts related investigations as required and takes appropriate action such as arrests, warning or referrals.
  3. Monitors the domestic animal population for compliance with State laws and local ordinances.
  4. Maintains an “on call” status for situations arising during nonscheduled hours.
  5. Assists with routine police administrative duties and does related work as required.

Note: The duties listed above are intended only as illustrative of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPTENCIES:

  1. High School graduate or equivalency.
  2. Possess a valid driver’s license.
  3. Ability to speak clearly and to use proper English.
  4. Ability to meet and deal with the public.
  5. General computer skills and aptitude.
  6. Clerical aptitude and ability to keep records.
  7. Accuracy and attention to details a must.
  8. Good interpersonal skills and ability to think independently and to exercise good judgement.
  9. Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  10. Must pass pre-employment process.
  11. Applicants must have reached their eighteenth birthday.
  12. Candidates must be citizens of the United States, of good moral character with no record of dishonorable discharge from any police or fire department or from the armed forces of the United States and no record of conviction for repetitive motor vehicle violations, misdemeanor offense or conviction of a serious misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or conviction of a felony.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  2. Frequently is required to walk and lift.
  3. Frequently is required to stand, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  4. Ability to lift and/or move up to thirty (30) pounds.
  5. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  6. The dexterity necessary to utilize a computer keyboard on a regular basis is essential.
  7. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrative of the various types of work that may be performed.
  8. The Town of Rocky Hill is an EEO/AA employer and complies with the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

THE HIRING PROCESS

A part-time Animal Control Officer of the Town of Rocky Hill represents the Town and performs duties affecting safety and security of the community. The process of selecting people for employment as Police Officers is extremely important and includes several parts.

  1. Application Review 
  2. Oral Panel Examination
  3. Police Chief's Interview
  4. Background Investigation, including a medical examination and drug screening

 

Please direct questions regarding this position to bklett@rockyhillct.gov


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