animal control officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Compassionate Animal Control Officer looking to tackle new responsibilities and build upon skills. Comprehensive experience investigating reports of animal abuse, neglect, and hoarding. Adept at gathering reports and physical evidence to be submitted to judicial courts for prosecution. Handling aggressive and non-aggressive wild and domestic animals.

  • Local ordinances knowledge
  • Animal breeds knowledge
  • Animal care citations
  • Physically fit
  • Two-way radio operations
  • Familiarity with animal behaviors
  • Domestic animal capturing
  • Working collaboratively
  • Computer skills
  • Team management
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Flexible
Education and Training
Butte College Oroville, CA Expected in : General Studies - GPA :
Yuba College Marysville, CA, Expected in : Animal Health - GPA :
Vestas - Store Assistant
Garden City, TX, 07/2020 - 05/2021
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Assisted in the compassionate care of livestock.
  • Educated customers on product and service offerings.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Calculated pricing, applied discounts and collected payment to process transactions.
City Of Charlottesville - Animal Control Officer
Charlottesville, VA, 08/2002 - 06/2020
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train new Officers.
  • Enforced animal control city codes, policies, procedures, rules, regulations, ordinances.
  • Provided food and water for neglected or improperly supervised animals.
  • Captured and removed stray, uncontrolled, and abused animals from undesirable conditions, using nets, nooses, and tranquilizer darts as necessary.
  • Restrained wild animals and livestock to prevent escape or capture for return to holding areas.
  • Examined animals for injuries and malnutrition and arranged for any necessary medical treatment.
  • Wrote reports of activities and maintained files of impoundments and dispositions of animals.
  • Used investigative sources to gather information related to animal-related complaints and reports of animal abuse.
  • Interviewed witnesses to investigate reports of animal attacks or cruelty.
  • Collected evidence for court prosecutions related to animal treatment.
  • Issued warnings and citations in connection with animal related offenses, and contact police to reported violations and request arrests.
  • Cleaned facilities and equipment such as kennels and animal control trucks.
  • Educated the public about animal welfare, and animal control laws and regulations.
  • Answered public inquiries, regarding animal control operations.
  • Organized adoption of unclaimed animals with local rescue shelters.
  • Answered service calls dispatched from the shelter, sheriff, and police dispatch.
  • Sufficient in Chameleon (Animal Service Computer Program)
Eroad Ltd. - Accounts Receivable Clerk
Tualatin, OR, 05/1999 - 08/2002
  • Performed general office duties such as filing, answering telephones, and handling routine correspondence.
  • Processed weekly invoicing, including posting and reconciling payments and addressing all aged receivables.
  • Sent copies of invoices and statements to customers to facilitate payment of outstanding invoices.
  • Generated monthly statements for accounts receivable operations.
Winco Foods - Bookkeeping Clerk
Eagle, ID, 10/1997 - 05/1999
  • Managed daily bookkeeping functions with attention to accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking reconciliation and disbursements.
  • Communicated with vendors and clients to facilitate timely payments and reduce outstanding accounts receivable.
  • Maintained and updated files and inventory.
  • Sufficient in Word and Excel.

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School Attended

  • Butte College
  • Yuba College

Job Titles Held:

  • Store Assistant
  • Animal Control Officer
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk


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  • Some College (No Degree)

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