Part Time Animal Control Officer

Town of Branford Job Announcement
Posting Date: October 20, 2021
Closing Date: Until Filled

Job Title: Part Time Animal Control Officer
Department/Location: Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter
Union Affiliation: N/A
Employment Type: Part Time
Hours per Week: Up to 19 hours
Pay Scale: $15.30 /hour
We are currently seeking an individual who wants to join the Town of Branford’s workforce. Please visit our website at to reach the Official Town Employment Application.

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Summary of Job:
The purposes of this position are to provide for the protection of people, animals and property from disturbances or physical harm resulting from animal or owner neglect, their failure to adhere to the requirements of the animal control ordinance and State laws governing domestic animals, other causes, inadvertent actions of wildlife animals. This is accomplished through the enforcement of laws, including investigations, legal actions, impoundments and animal disposal. Provide the maintenance of the animal shelter and provides twenty-four hour coverage.

See attached document for a full job description.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Town of Branford reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be considered for the position. The files of all qualified candidates will be maintained for a minimum of six months from the announcement date. All candidates must successfully pass a post-offer medical examination, which includes a substance abuse test given at the Town's expense. The Town of Branford conducts background investigations for all positions prior to hiring. Refusal to sign the release form will terminate the candidate from further consideration.


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