Animal Control Officer

District of Squamish

Animal Control Officer

We are seeking an experienced Animal Control Officer to join our Bylaw and Animal Control team.  This position is responsible for field and administrative work to enforce the Animal Control Bylaw.  In addition to assisting the Animal Control Shelter Coordinator with the daily operation of the Municipal Pound, the Animal Control Officer assists the Bylaw Enforcement Officer with enforcing other bylaws as necessary and as directed.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in bylaw enforcement as well as possess a minimum of three years experience working closely with animals in an institutional setting.  Thorough knowledge of the District’s Animal Control Bylaw and other related legislation and regulations will be a must, in addition to knowledge of court and adjudication procedures, rules of evidence and investigational techniques. 

As well, the following certificates are required:
  • Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills Certificate Program Level 1 & 2 – JIBC
  • Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills Certificate Program Level 1 and Animal Control Basic Training Certificate Langara College.

If you are hardwired to work in a fast paced environment using your strong interpersonal, conflict resolution and communication skills, along with your passion for animals, then we want to hear from you!

The District of Squamish is a growing community. With a small-town setting, spectacular natural environment, and world-class outdoor recreational opportunities, Squamish offers an incredible live-work-play lifestyle that few places can offer.

A complete job posting can be viewed at:

Please submit your cover letter and resume quoting competition #18-47 to:

Human Resources, District of Squamish
37955 Second Avenue, P.O. Box 310, Squamish, BC V8B 0A3

Application deadline:  This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

This is a Union position within the Collective Agreement of CUPE Local 2269 and the District of Squamish.

Compensation: This is a full-time, permanent position - 40 hours per week with an hourly rate of $29.31 as well as a full range of benefits. 2019 hourly rate: $29.89

Organization: District of Squamish
Location: Squamish, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Animal Control
Posted: September 25, 2018, 3:55 pm
Expires: November 1, 2018, 4:30 pm

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