Animal Service Manager
Company: City Of Killeen
Posted on: June 10, 2021
To manage and supervise the overall operation of the Animal
Service Division, personnel, and volunteers. To ensure effective
and efficient operations and compliance with all applicable local,
state, and federal regulations. Directly supervises the Animal
Control Field Supervisor and oversees supervision of all Animal
Control personnel and volunteers. Essential Duties: Manages the
daily operations and activities of the Animal Services Division. .
Establishes policies and operating procedures in accordance with
local, state, and federal regulations and accepted practices.
Manages employees to ensure compliance with rules and regulations
ensuring efficient operations of the unit. Develops and implements
continuous training programs for staff and volunteers. Prepares and
presents budget documentation to the Supervisor for annual review
and submission. Prepares new animal services related ordinances and
recommends amendments to existing City ordinances, if applicable.
Plans and implements public education programs, including the
preparation and distribution of literature to local organizations
regarding animal control laws, ordinances, and domestic animal
care. Meets and builds relationships with stakeholders in the
community, such as non-profits, volunteers, businesses,
veterinarians, domestic animal caregivers, and schools to discuss
animal services programs and community involvement and support.
Receives and responds to citizens' complaints and requests for
information regarding animal related services and activities.
Compiles materials related to animal services, prepares narrative,
statistical, and graphic reports for various programs and reports.
Networks with other agencies, local veterinarians, media, and the
community to resolve problems and/or develop new methods of
providing desired animal control related services as directed by
the Department administration. Reviews complaints against personnel
or operational procedures, making recommendations for disciplinary
action or policy change, if appropriate. Oversees the training and
certification of staff to ensure compliance with legal mandates and
to provide the necessary skills to accomplish the mission.
Maintains correspondence with vendors and completes purchasing
documentation in compliance with City purchasing procedures.
Manages personnel time management records in accordance with City
rules and regulations. Prepares and maintains documentation on
personnel staffing, performance appraisals and disciplinary
actions. Maintains assigned equipment, supplies and facilities.
Provides humane treatment to animals. Serves as a member of various
employee committees. Attends meetings and events that represents
the animal control division Attends City Council meetings to
address any related animal control operations. Adheres to assigned
work schedule as outlined in the Department and City attendance
policies and procedures; ensures all behaviors comply with the
City's Personnel Rules and Regulations; possesses and maintains a
valid driver's license and comply with the City of Killeen driving
policy. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Minimum
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or
university, and Three (3) years of experience in Animal Control or
Public Health Zoonosis Control, or Any equivalent combination of
education and experience. Management experience, preferred.
Keywords: City Of Killeen, Killeen , Animal Service Manager, Other , Killeen, Texas
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