WINSLOW TOWNSHIP is seeking a full-time Animal Control Officer. 

The candidate will respond to all stray/feral domestic cats and dogs. Respond to domestic animals that have been struck by vehicles. Transport contained stray animals to the shelter. Respond to calls of horses, goats, pigs, etc. loose on the roads. Calls of abuse and/or neglect including emergency calls are all investigated by the ACOs.  Responds to all animal bite calls.  Represents Winslow Township in all court matters involving municipal ordinance violations pertaining to animals or animal cruelty charges.  Enforces the municipal ordinances for dog and cat licensing. 

A valid certificate as an Animal Control Officer issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is required.  A certificate as a Certified Animal Cruelty Investigator issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services is preferred.  You must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.

Must have excellent communication skills and be able to interact with animal control officers, shelter managers, volunteers, rescue groups, humane societies, veterinarians, and law enforcement agencies.  Must take adequate safety precautions while working in the field and be able to assess the situation and act quickly to remedy the situation.  May have to confiscate the animal and coordinate with local law enforcement offices to make an arrest in the case.  All other job-related duties as assigned. 

Must be a resident of Winslow Township. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check.  Benefits are available after the 90-day working test period. 

Winslow Township is an equal-opportunity employer.  Send the application to Davida Jacobe-Hart, Personnel Office, Township of Winslow, 125 South Route 73, Braddock, NJ 08037-9422, or email djacobehart@winslowtownship.com.  Applications can be downloaded by clicking here or by visiting  www.winslowtownship.com under forms and documents/employment application.

The deadline for submitting applications will be June 14, 2024.