Do you have an interest in being a public servant within a fast-paced work environment, and working with a diverse group of people? Are you good with multi-tasking, customer service,communication, computer skills and comfortable with conducting inspections and investigations? Are you a self-starter that can work independently and as part of a team? If so, this position may be a good fit for you!
Dog Wardens are responsible for enforcing the PA Dog Law (Act 119) and Rabies law (Act 181). They respond to complaints from the public; ensure all dogs over three months of age are licensed, pick up stray dogs and transport them to licensed kennels, investigate dog bites and place quarantines; inspect licensed kennels and conduct dangerous dog inspections bi-annually;conduct audits of holding facilities for stray dogs quarterly; and investigates dog or coyote caused damage claims to livestock. Additionally, dog wardens file summary citations and misdemeanor complaints; prosecutes summary cases in court; apply for and obtain search warrants; attend hearings and present evidence; and provide educational trainings to key stakeholders.Work Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM with half hour lunch.*This position will be home headquartered if within Beaver County*Position will be performing work in Beaver County.
Two years of experience in dog law enforcement work and graduation from high school; orAny equivalent combination of experience and training. NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid Pennsylvania driver's license; or ability to gain a valid Pennsylvania driver's license within the probationary period.The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
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