Animal Control Officer

Nelson County Board of Supervisors   Lovingston, VA   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on January 20, 2023

Position: Full Time Animal Control Officer
Salary Range: $32,412 - $44,803
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities include cleaning and feeding at animal shelter, assisting with rabid and unclaimed animals, impoundment of abandoned and stray animals, investigation and processing of dog bite and other animal law violation cases. Officer must be able to complete written and photographic documentation of cases and complaints, obtain necessary warrants and summons, and testify in court. Requires education equivalent to high school graduation. Required certifications include: Basic Animal Control, Taser, OC (Oleoresin Capsicum)/Pepper Spray, Baton, and Firearm qualification. Valid Virginia driver's license is required.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.