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ANIMAL CONTROL - Catoosa County

Full-time Kennel & Field Officer (Office) - $12.00/hour

Post until May 2, 2019 4:30 PM,




  • Answers, logs and directs telephone calls to proper personnel.

  • Dispatch pertinent information, in an accurate and timely manner, to the Field Animal Control Officers. 

  • Comprehend and enforce state, county and municipal ordinances pertaining to animals kept within or transported through Catoosa County.

  • Process adoptions/impounds for Shelter and maintains all files.

  • Assists in investigating complaints of stray, nuisance animals as assigned.

  • Handles office and daily activities of the Animal Control Department.

  • As assigned, will perform euthanasia on sick, injured or non-adoptive animals in accordance with the law.

  • Able to accommodate on-call rotations with some weekend shift work.

  • Cleans the office and assists in cleaning the shelter kennels on a daily basis.

  • Perform computer tasks with accuracy and proficiency.

  • Maintain a calm, helpful, courteous, and professional attitude at all times.

  • Must be able to work as a team member.

  • Other duties deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the Animal Shelter.




  • Minimum Education:  High School Diploma/Equivalent.

  • Prefer at least one year in customer service.

  • Must possess a valid Drivers License with a good driving record.




  • Able to proficiently use a computer, Windows and Microsoft applications and data entry applications.

  • Able to use miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Ability to lift 40-50 pounds unassisted and over 51-100 pounds assisted.

  • Ability to differentiate color and shades of color.

  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.

  • Must possess good organization skills with excellent attention to detail.

  • Good math, verbal and written skills.

  • Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment for the safe handling of animals.




  1. All inquiries and applications should be obtained from the Reception Area, Catoosa County Government Building located at 800 Lafayette Street, Ringgold, GA or at

  2. Current employees wishing to apply for a transfer are expected to complete an application and will be notified by Personnel if chosen for an interview.

  3. Post offer negative drug test required. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Catoosa County Government  • 800 Lafayette Street • Ringgold, GA 30736 • Phone: 706-965-2500 • Fax: 706-935-3112 


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