Animal Control/Support Services Assistant

Lansing Police Department

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Contact Information

Address:

Lansing Police Department
2710 170th Street
Lansing, IL 60438

Phone Number:

  • 708-895-7150

Fax Number:

  • 708-474-9931

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • Until Filled

Salary:

  • $19.50/hour, plus benefits

Population:

  • 28,331

Position Details

Hours:

Full-time; Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Ensures Public Safety through the enforcement of animal related violations, picks up stray and injured animals, animals caught in department traps and assists citizens with animal problems within their home.
  • Enforces animal welfare and control laws and municipal ordinances.
  • Conducts animal bite, cruelty, and neglect investigations.
  • Maintains liaison with state and county animal control authorities.
  • Operates as a Support Services Assistant when not actively engaged in animal control duties; assisting with building and vehicle maintenance projects, and evidence processing. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, with exceptional multi-tasking and organizational skills, able to work in a high stress environment with a minimal amount of direct supervision.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation, including polygraph and psychological examinations.
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years old.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must have or be able to possess a valid Illinois Firearms Owner Identification Card.
  • Ability to obtain NACA ACO I &II Certification.
  • Able to work shift work, weekends, holidays, and/or extended hours when necessary.
  • Must have a good performance record in current assignment.
  • Ideal Candidates will be knowledgable and experienced in the safe, humane capture, restraint, transfer, and confinement of animals.
  • Prior Animal Control Officer or Law Enforcement experience is preferred. 

DEADLINE:

Open until filled – Oral interviews of qualified candidates to be determined.

To receive consideration, please submit your resume to:

Deputy Chief Steven Roberts

Lansing Police Department

2710 170th Street

Lansing, Illinois 60438

Your resume may also be submitted as an email attachment (either in PDF or Microsoft Word format) to:

sroberts@villageoflansing.org

If you submit a resume by email please make the subject line of the email your last name and the position you are applying for. Emailed submissions are preferred. Faxes not accepted.

The Village of Lansing is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability in employment.



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