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Hillsborough County Government

Animal Control Supervisor (#ANCTSPGENL) GENL
$16.20-$25.72 Hourly / $2,808.00-$4,458.13 Monthly / $33,696.00-$53,497.60 Yearly


Performs supervisory duties planning, assigning, reviewing and coordinating the activities of subordinate personnel involved in the enforcement of animal control laws and ordinances.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three years experience in animal control duties, law or code enforcement; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of Florida and Hillsborough County animal control laws and ordinances.
  • Considerable knowledge of care and humane treatment of animals.
  • Considerable knowledge of the functions, services, procedures and regulations of the Animal Services Department.
  • Working knowledge of animal diseases and health requirements.
  • Working knowledge of accepted practices in the restraint and handling of animals.
  • Working knowledge of County geography and road networks.
  • Skill in the use of animal handling equipment.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to collect, analyze and evaluate information and develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to read a road map.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff by assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling and evaluating performance.
  • Receives public complaints and implements appropriate action individually or through the assignment of applicable personnel.
  • Responsible for maintaining efficient equipment utilization and schedules required maintenance.
  • Schedules and coordinates training in animal control, investigations, law enforcement, officer professional conduct and humane treatment of animals.
  • Coordinates with other agencies and law enforcement organizations as required.
  • Records, retrieves and verifies information in the computer related to animal impoundment.
  • Participates in animal control operations and may be required to perform Animal Control Officer duties.
  • Supports the department in mandated ESF-17 (Emergency Support Function 17) responsibilities in the event of a disaster or during an activation of the County‚Äôs Emergency Operations Center.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: ANCTSPGENL; EST: 2/17/2000; REV: 1/5/2012;