Animal Services Officer

City of Surrey

City of Surrey
Animal Services Officer

The City of Surrey is a place of innovative transformation and accelerated growth—where the future is limitless, and possibilities are endless. If you are excited about helping to build the city of tomorrow—and you share our values of integrity, service, teamwork, innovation and community—join us, today.

The City is looking for a strong communicator who can handle difficult situations with diplomacy to fill the position of Animal Control Officer. Reporting directly to the Bylaw Operations Manager the Animal Control Officer’s main responsibilities will be to patrol designated areas of Surrey, conduct investigative and regulatory work, and enforce municipal bylaws and licensing regulations related to animals.

  • Receive calls from the public regarding animal related issues and follow up with affected parties.
  • Investigate complaints regarding animal related bylaw violations, including biting or barking dogs and animal welfare related complaints.
  • Catch and transport stray animals.
  • Enforce animal control bylaws and licensing regulations.
  • Issue warning notices, notices of offence, orders to comply, court orders and request warrants.
  • Perform related clerical work.
  • Perform other duties as required.

  • The successful candidate will have completed Grade 12 supplemented by courses related to animal care and 2 years’ experience dealing with enforcement or investigation. Or, will have an equivalent combination of related experience and education.
  • A valid BC driver’s license with a safe driving record is also required.
  • Applicants should have knowledge of the care and handling of animals, animal related bylaws and licensing regulations along with knowledge of street addresses and geography of the City.

This position requires proof of qualifications and completion of a Police Information Check.

This posting will close on September 20, 2019

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Organization: City of Surrey
Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Animal Control
Posted: September 6, 2019, 12:06 pm
Expires: September 20, 2019, 4:30 pm

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