The Animal Control Service of the Michigan City Police Department is charged with responding to requests for help with animals, including:
animals in distress
animals at large
animal noise complaints
Animal Control Service enforces all city and state laws pertaining to wild and domesticated animals, including:
issuing citations to people in violation of animal ordinances
conducting inspections for the licensing of facilities that sell, groom, and kennel animals
educating the public about responsible pet ownership
The Division also maintains an Animal Response Trailer used to house domestic animals in the event of an Emergency.
Animal Control Officer Job Posting
Duties include responding to complaints about stray animals; investigating and issuing warning ticket(s) or citation(s) for animal complaints; impounding and transporting animals to appropriate locations; patrolling streets and alleys for strays or packs of dogs. Educating the public regarding animal related laws, ordinances and penalties for violations; maintaining accurate data and records. Cleaning and maintaining City kennels; operating and maintaining all Animal Control equipment; assisting with snow removal; citizen notifications and code enforcement when necessary
Applicants must have basic computer knowledge, possess a valid driver’s license, and ability to work well with a broad spectrum of the Community. High school diploma or equivalent required. Work schedule will be Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and emergencies as needed.
Full-time position with complete benefit package offered. Applications will be accepted through Monday, January 22, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Personnel Department, 100 E. Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, IN 46360. EOE