|Salary||$26.15 - $32.66/hour; $4,532.67 - $5,661.07/month; $54,392.00 - $67,932.80/year|
|Department||Health and Human Services|
|Date Opened||6/4/2021 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||6/24/2021 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Auburn (Applegate, Auburn, Colfax, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Penryn)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Courtney Thomas|
This is an outstanding career opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic leader to join the Placer County Animal Services Division of Health and Human Services and contribute to the continued success of this progressive and innovative animal care program. Reporting to the Animal Services Manager, the Animal Care Supervisor is a key leadership position that guides and develops our team of animal care staff and volunteers.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Since 2016, Placer County Animal Services has operated out of a new, state-of-the-art animal shelter, which cares for nearly 3,000 animals each year. Through Progressive return to owner, adoption and medical programs, Placer County Animal Services has continued to achieve live release rates above 90% since 2017.
Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.
For more information regarding the benefits Placer County has to offer, please visit Placer County's Human Resources website.
To plan, organize, direct and supervise kennel operations; to assist the Animal Services Manager in the administration of animal shelter services; and to act as liaison between community groups, private agencies and other governmental jurisdictions for Placer County Animal Services.
The supervisor level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities including planning, assigning and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department. This class is distinguished from the Supervising Animal Control Officer in that the latter supervises animal control field activities and is required to possess a P.O.S.T. Basic Course certificate including the training requirements for Penal Code 832, Arrest and Firearms Training.
Receives general direction from the Animal Services Manager or other higher level supervisory or management personnel.
Exercises direct supervision over assigned technical and clerical personnel.
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Experience: Three years of experience in an animal care/protection agency, humane society, veterinarian office, or law enforcement agency performing animal care responsibilities, one year of which must be in a lead or supervisory capacity.
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
License or Certificate:
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training, and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.
The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey level) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
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