Deputy Dog Warden

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Essential Functions to be Performed:

· Ensure the kennel area is clean and orderly on a daily basis.

· Care for dogs while in kennel.

· Seize and impound dogs in a humane manner.

· Sell dogs to the public as appropriate.

· Issue court citations and/or warnings for violations of the Ohio Revised Code.

· Maintain Daily logs of impounded dogs.

· Ensure vehicles, office areas and restrooms are clean and orderly daily.

· Patrol Seneca County looking for stray dogs during various times.

· Answer the telephone and greet individuals that enter the facility.

· Euthanize dogs and transport for disposal.

· Distribute dog license.

· Conduct dog license checks by telephone/in person.

· Clears walkway and driveway.

· Laundry duties

· Maintains lawns.

· Perform minor repairs and general maintenance to ensure equipment is in good working order.

· May serve court issued bench warrants and incarcerate subjects as desired.

· Testify in Court when necessary.

· Assist court with violations of laws and ordinances relating to dogs.

· Maintain inventory.

· Serve on emergency calls after hours including weekends, and holidays. (Respond within allotted time>)

· Assist with pay in, payroll and license pay ins.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

· Education is equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

· Valid Ohio drivers license

· Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

· Ability to work with minimal supervision.

· Ability to perform heavy physical labor in all weather conditions and dangerous situations.

· Ability to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, the general public and coworkers.

· Ability to use tact and courtesy when dealing with the public.

· Knowledge of and ability to follow safety practices and procedures.

· Knowledge of dog care, dangerous dog control and capturing stray dogs.

· Ability to use firearms.

· Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

· Ability to use various office equipment.

· Ability to calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages.

· Ability to organize and set priorities.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Good public relations skills.

· Prior experience working with dogs.

· Seneca County resident preferred.

 

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday-Friday
  • Call out hours

 

For those interested in applying, please email Seneca County job application with references along with updated resume to HR Generalist Andrea Caskey humanresources@senecacountyohio.gov.

Paperwork can also be delivered in person to the Seneca County Commissioners’ Office or mailed to the below address:

 

Seneca County Commissioners’ Office

Attn: Andrea Caskey, HR Generalist

111, Madison St.

Tiffin, OH 44883

 

To apply for this job email your details to humanresources@senecacountyohio.gov