Animal Control Clerk

City of Odessa Odessa, TX
PLEASE NOTE: It is important that your application show all the relevant education you possess, list all employment for the past ten years, explain any break of employment over 30 days, and include three references. (No Relatives)

Double Check your Application, incomplete applications will be rejected. All communication will be done via email, we suggest you monitor your email for any correspondence.

Animal Control Clerk


Responsible for funds, routine office work and dispatching duties at Animal Control Shelter.

Essential Functions:--Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all the functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

* Receives and logs daily calls, dispatches requests for animal control assistance to animal control units.

* Handles and routes office walk-in traffic; maintains count of all incoming calls and walk-ins.

* Processes adoption and reclaims requests as needed.

* Maintains kennel records of each animal brought to the shelter.

* Responsible to coordinate with Kennel Attendants and place Shelter Pets on websites every week.

* Responsible to coordinate with Police Records Division for destruction of Shelter records.

* Responsible for Spay and Neuter Contracts. Fill out and mail certified letters of warnings out to Citizens that not complied with the city contract.

* Prepare monthly reports.

* Supports the departmental operations with regular and timely attendance.

* Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; perfoms other duties as required or assigned.

Position Specifications:

Education: High School Diploma or GED Certification required.

Experience: Minimum of six (6) months experience in a job requiring heavy public contact in a busy office environment or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Certification: Valid Texas Driver's License.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to read, write and understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to perform routing mathematical computations. Ability to communicate effectively and in a positive manner by telephone and in person in dealing with and responding to irate citizens, co-workers, Supervisors and the general public. Basic Computer Skills.

Skills Test: Typing test with a passing score of 25wpm with 7 or less errors.

Please note: It is the applicant's responsibility to complete the typing test at the Texas Workforce Solutions, 2626 JBS Parkway (432) 367-3332 BEFORE the closing date of 5/31/18.