Animal Control Officer

The City of Henderson is accepting applications for the position described below:

JOB TITLE:  Animal Control Officer

General Statement of Duties:  This position is responsible for Animal Control and Animal Center duties.  Duties include but are not limited to; of response to citizen calls in reference to stray, dangerous, or diseased or abused animals; removal of deceased animals from roadways; investigations and enforcement coordination concerning animal control ordinances and violations of State laws relating to animals; investigations of dog bites; issuance of citations and court appearances on behalf of the City; maintaining and care of the Henderson Animal Center office, kennels, animals, and, including training and direction of other Animal Center part time personnel and community service workers; general clerical office duties (answering phones and emails, interacting with the public, log keeping and processing intakes/outcomes); and euthanizing animals, once certified, along with the Lead ACO.

Education and Experience:  High school diploma or its equivalent; Experience in animal control or veterinary technician work; experience in dealing with the public in a professional setting

Required Certificates of Licenses:  Valid Texas driver license; Certification as an Animal Control Officer or the ability to gain that certification within six months; Certification to Euthanize or the ability to gain that certification upon employment.

Interested persons may apply by contacting City Hall Annex, 404 West Main, Henderson, Texas for an application form or click on the link below for electronic application. Applications are to be submitted by mail or in person to City of Henderson, Attn: Human Resources, 404 West Main St., Henderson, Texas 75652 or in person.

Application for Employment

Application for Employment - Fillable PDF

****Any Incomplete Applications Will Not Be Considered****