Animal Services Officer - City of Surrey

City of Surrey

Animal Services Officer

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The City is looking for a strong communicator who can handle difficult situations with diplomacy to fill the position of Animal Services Officer. Reporting directly to the Compliance & Licensing Manager, the Animal Services 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.

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As a successful candidate, you will:

  • 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.


  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Courses related to animal care and 2 years’ experience dealing with enforcement or investigative context as well as dealing with the public. Or, will have an equivalent combination of related experience and education.
  • A valid BC driver’s license with a safe driving record
  • 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 Posting Closes on August 18, 2022

Organization: City of Surrey
Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Animal Control
Posted: August 4, 2022, 9:09 am
Expires: August 18, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

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