3839 West Burnham Street
West Milwaukee, WI 53215
414-649-8640

HOURS: 
Monday - Friday 
10:00AM to 8:00PM Saturday and Sunday
10:00AM to 5:00PM

 

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ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
 
MADACC handles an estimated 13,400 animals annually covering the entirety of Milwaukee County with a population of 960,000. Applications are currently being accepted for the position of Animal Control Officer to establish a candidate eligibility pool to fill future openings in this position.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Animal Control Officers are responsible for: providing timely and quality rescue and confinement of stray, exotic and quarantine animals in the community; providing services that address the public health and safety issues involved with stray and abandoned animals on the cities' streets; responding to animal service requests from various law enforcement agencies, the Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services, and health departments throughout the county; training and educating the community on animal care and licensing ordinances.

MAJOR QUALIFICATIONS & ABILITIES

Candidates for the position of Animal Control Officer must meet the following minimum requirements: possess high school diploma or equivalent; have a valid Wisconsin drivers license; familiarity with roads and highways of the county; excellent organizational skills and strong initiative; ability to accurately complete intake records and document activities; a thorough understanding and dedication of the philosophies of animal welfare; must be able to lift "live weight" in excess of 60 pounds safely; possess the computer skills to perform data entry to maintain and update computerized records; ability to work a varied schedule including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary for this position will be discussed at time of interview. Benefits include vacation and sick leave earned on an accrued basis for full time employees and paid holidays.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply in person only. Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission, 3839 West Burnham Street, West Milwaukee, WI 53215

MADACC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER