Animal Services Technician

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General Information

Job Posting ID 8760118 Creation Date Jul 05, 2019
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Aug 04, 2019
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76702 Employer Type Other Government
Openings 1

Job Description

PRIMARY DUTY: Under basic supervision, provides care for animals in the City animal shelter.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Cleans Animal Shelter daily, including feeding, watering and grooming animals; monitors animals for illness and disease and provides medications.
• Provides customer assistance; maintains and updates files and assists with reports and computer entry
• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
• Performs other duties as required or assigned.
• Driving is an essential function of the job.


• City policies and procedures.
• Policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of Animal Control programs.
• Basic record keeping practices and customer service standards and protocols.
• Safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards and safety precautions in public facilities.

Skill in:
• Explaining federal and state rules and regulations and City ordinances, policies and procedures.
• Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public.
• Following and enforcing verbal and written instructions and procedures.
• Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Some animal care experience is preferred.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills
required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related
duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an 'at-will'
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office at (254) 750-5740.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $11.37 / HR and $14.75 / HR
Shift Rotating Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm;
Various days including weekends, nights and weekends with an On-Call rotation.
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Minimum Experience and Education  0 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

Additional Requirements

Driver's License Type Class C - Standard Driver's License

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Job Title Animal Services Technician
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State Agency Name CITY OF WACO
Job Closing Date Aug 4, 2019
Open Until Filled No

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