County of Ventura, CA Vacancies 2021 - County of Ventura, CA give a chance to fill Animal Control Officer I that will be placed in Simi Valley.
Under general supervision, performs progressively complex assignments in enforcement, care, treatment, quarantine, impound, euthanasia and disposal of animals and informs and advises the public on licensing, immunization, and other Animal Services' programs, and performs any other related duties as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Animal Control Officer I is the entry level position assigned as kennel attendants and may be assigned as trainees for counter or license enforcement positions.
EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive. This incentive may be 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for the classification.
BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Incumbents may also be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification of skills.
VETERAN'S POINTS: This is a trainee/entry level classification, and Veteran's Points may apply to eligible applicants. Documentation of military service (DD-214) must be submitted prior to close of recruitment in order to receive points.
DEPARTMENT/AGENCY: Animal Services
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular, Temporary, Fixed-Term, Intermittent, and Extra-Help vacancies in the Animal Services Department. There are currently two (2) Regular vacancies and two (2) Intermittent vacancies in Animal Services.
NOTE: Intermittent employees perform temporary work and are paid on an hourly basis. Intermittent Animal Control Officer I employees typically work varied schedules and can work hours anywhere between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM and MUST be available to work overtime (early mornings and evenings), and some weekends as needed.
Intermittent employees are not regular county employees and are not eligible for county benefits. Additionally, Intermittent employees are limited to working a maximum of 1,664 hours per fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
OPENING DATE: June 11, 2021
CLOSING DATE: June 24, 2021 at 5:00p.m.
APPLICATION REVIEW COMPLETE: Week of June 28, 2021
Examples Of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Prepares food, feeds, waters, and cares for animals; cleans and disinfects all kennel areas and equipment; visually inspects animals for disease or injury and informs supervisor; assists veterinarian with vaccinations and minor treatment of animals;
Updates records in Department database on impounds, quarantines, adoptions, fosters, treatments, euthanasia, disposals, and places dead animals that are brought into the shelters into the freezer;
Processes, identifies, and vaccinate animals brought into shelters; assists and advises public on adoption and redemption of animals;
Advise the public on care and handling of animals, animal regulation policies and procedures, local and state requirements regarding licensing and impounding of animals; and
Performs other related duties as required.
These are entrance requirements to the exam process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE: No experience or training is required; however, applicants must be able and willing to perform the duties defined above and meet the necessary special requirements listed below.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess, obtain, and maintain a valid driver license issued by the State of California by the date of hire.
Must possess the ability to stoop, bend, lift, carry, and/or move supplies and animals up to fifty (50) pounds.
Must be willing and available to work rotating shifts including days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Must be willing and able to work in both Camarillo and Simi Valley.
Incumbents may be required to wear a uniform during work hours.
Supplemental Information: Depending on assignment, duties are performed primarily indoors and involve both sedentary and moderate physical activities, or duties are performed primarily outdoors and require moderate to heavy physical activities. Incumbents experience frequent exposure to dangerous and/or diseased animals.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Some knowledge of: physical and behavioral characteristics of common breeds of animals; care, feeding, and safe handling of domestic and stray animals; causes and symptoms of common animal diseases.
Skills to: successfully operate the Animal Regulation vehicles; operate various paraphernalia required in the capture of animals and the ability to collect fees and service charges.
Some abilities to: perform and coordinate moderately difficult and responsible record keeping with little or no direct supervision; learn, interpret, and apply correct laws, rules and regulations governing the impounding, release, and disposing of animals; analyze problems and exercise rational judgment in formulating solutions; keep informed of the latest developments and methods, techniques, equipment and facilities in animal care and control; speak and write effectively at a level necessary for successful job performance.
FINAL FILING DATE: Applications must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021.
To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at www.ventura.org/jobs. If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805)654-5129 for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA93009.
Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications. A resume and/or other related documents may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application.
NOTE TO TRANSFER CANDIDATES: If presently permanently employed in another "merit" or "civil service" public agency/entity in the same or substantively similar position as is advertised, and if appointed to that position by successful performance in a "merit" or "civil service" style examination, then appointment by "Lateral Transfer" may be possible. If interested, please click here (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) for additional information.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE – qualifying:
All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this exam ATTHE TIME OF FILING. The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the exam process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications and acceptability for the position. Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire may result in the application being removed from consideration.
APPLICATION EVALUATION – qualifying: All applications will be reviewed to determine whether or not the stated requirements are met. Those individuals meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the screening and selection process.
WRITTEN EXAMINATION – 100%: A job-related un-proctored, on-line written exam will be administered to test applicants' knowledge of animals, feeding and care, and breed identification. Applicants must earn a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher to qualify for placement on the eligible list.
PRACTICAL EXAMINATION – Pass/Fail: Applicants will be required to complete several job-related tasks where essential job duties and the job environment are simulated. The method of completing the tasks, the time required, and the final product will be scored and evaluated. Practical exams may also encompass actual job performance in the position and/or successful completion of any required job training. Applicants must earn a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher to qualify for placement on the eligible list.
Applicants successfully completing the exam process may be placed on an eligible list for a period of one (1) year.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information and driving record is required for this position.
For further information about this recruitment, please contact Yvonne Martinez by e-mail at Yvonne.Martinez@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 654-3051.
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