Animal Control Officer

$37.30 - $47.61 hourly
  • City of Sunnyvale
  • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Sep 23, 2021
Full time Government

Job Description

The City of Sunnyvale is recruiting for the position of Animal Control Officer. The Animal Control Unit is part of the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety (DPS). Being fully integrated in DPS allows Animal Control Officers unique access to resources to work safely and efficiently with access to additional databases and resources such as address, animal, and criminal history. Assistance from Crime Scene Investigators and the Division of Investigations and Community Services, as well as additional DPS equipment can be involved when appropriate. Under general supervision of a Senior Community Services Officer, performs a wide range of field and office duties in support of the care and control of domestic and non-domestic animals, the investigation of cruelty, neglect and dangerous animals, and the enforcement of codes, ordinances and regulations pertaining to animals; and performs related work as required.

This position requires an Associate's degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university with coursework in criminal justice, emergency management, public administration or a related field;

AND Two years of experience working for a public or private agency performing duties, interpreting laws, or enforcing codes related to the care and control of animals. To apply please visit: and click on JOBS.

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The final filing date is Tuesday, October 19, 2021 by 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit:


Salary $37.30 - $47.61 Hourly

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Deadline to Apply

October 19, 2021