|Date Opened||8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$72,281* - $96,345/year (*New hires to State employment start at minimum of salary range)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||8/29/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Regulatory Services' State Animal Control Unit is recruiting for a State Animal Control Supervisor. In this position, you will oversee the Animal Control Division, which is charged with the enforcement of laws pertaining to the licensing and control of dogs, the licensing and inspection of pet facilities and rabies control. In addition, the Division is the only law enforcement entity that investigates and makes arrests in association with complaints of animal cruelty. The Division also operates a large animal rehabilitation center in Niantic which holds and rehabilitates evidence animals in on-going cruelty prosecutions. It also supports and educates the public and local or municipal animal control officials in enforcement of Connecticut dog law and behavior.
The DAG is responsible for fostering a healthy economic, environmental and social climate for agriculture by developing, promoting and regulating agricultural and aquacultural businesses; protecting agricultural and aquacultural resources; enforcing laws pertaining to domestic animals; and promoting an understanding among the state's citizens of the diversity of Connecticut agriculture, its cultural heritage and its contribution to the state's economy.
This is a 40 hour per week position, Monday through Friday, with office located at 450 Columbus Blvd., Hartford CT 06103.
Interested candidates should choose the “resume tab” to attach a resume with their submission. Please Note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.
At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Incumbents in this class will be required to use Microsoft Office Suite and other electronic database platforms to input and organize data and to generate reports.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to considerable danger of injury from animal bites, exposure to rabid animals and to disagreeable and potentially dangerous conditions in dealing with animals and animal owners in the course of issuing search and seizure and arrest warrants.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Heidi Gray at email@example.com or (860)713-5028.
• Supervisory experience within law enforcement or a regulatory agency setting.
• Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, regulations as well as State-wide and agency policies and procedures.
• Oral, written and interpersonal communication skills that foster intra/interagency and stakeholder relationships
• Knowledge of law enforcement procedures including investigatory techniques/procedures; search and seizure warrants and arrest warrants.
• Knowledge of responsible animal care and control procedures for domestic and companion animals within state-licensed animal facilities and private dwellings.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.