The Aberdeen Police Department is seeking a professional team player to fulfill the position of our Animal Control Officer. See the description below for details and salary range. Applications are available on the City of Aberdeen web page at or at the Human Resources Office on the third floor of the Aberdeen City Hall.



Animal Control /Limited Enforcement Officer
Police Department

(See attached Job Description for more details)

AFSCME UNION – FLSA non exempt

Salary Range: 16: $3,826-$4648 per month plus benefits


OPENS: Friday, September 7, 2018                                             CLOSES: When Filled


Position Summary: The Animal Control Officer plans, directs, coordinates, and oversees operation of the animal shelter and animal control activities. Duties include; establishing and implementing policies and procedures for the efficient operation and maintenance of the animal control shelter and related animal control activities.
Investigates animal nuisance complaints, locates and warns owners to keep animals under control and purchase licenses, enforces certain city ordinances, and provides assistance to the public. This is a working supervisory position with responsibility for public education, spay/neuter program, pet adoptions and licensing.


Requirements:   Experience, education, or training which provides the level of knowledge, skill and ability equivalent to: High School degree or GED, Valid Washington State Driver’s License, and minimum age of 21 at the time of hire and a United States citizen.


Preferred Education: Prior experience in law enforcement, military law enforcement, code enforcement and/or animal control experience.

Two years of college in veterinary science and two years of animal control or animal care experience; experience in running a shelter and law enforcement preferred.

To Apply: Click here to download city application.  Applications are also available from Human Resources. Submit a City of Aberdeen application to: City Hall, Office of Human Resources, 200 E. Market Street, Aberdeen, WA 98520. Applications are not accepted via fax or email. Postmarks are not accepted. Applicants may submit a letter and/or resume along with their application if desired.

The City of Aberdeen is an Equal Opportunity Employer