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Animal Impound Maintenance Tech II

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$13.72/hr - $17.15/hr
  • Posted Date:11/08/2018

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Impound Manager, a Maintenance Tech. II will assist in the daily operations and maintenance of the Animal Impound.  Will perform other duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Clean and maintain animal cages and facility.
  • Feed and water the animals.
  • Assist with unloading traps brought in by citizens.
  • Process reclaimed animals.
  • Responsible for the accepting payments, and providing receipts for monetary transactions.
  • Show the facility to persons attempting to locate their misplaced animals.
  • Work closely with Animal Control Officers regarding quarantined animals.
  • Manage food supplies for animals and cleaning supplies for the facility.
  • Euthanize animals.
  • Data entry of incoming and outgoing animals.
  • Tag cages with the proper animal information.
  • Transport euthanized animals to the freezers to await disposal pickup.
  • Responsible for time management of an animal’s length of stay at the facility.
  • Maintain and clean the grounds.
  • Assist impound manager as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Mandatory Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Valid Class C Texas State Driver's License and safe driving record.
  • Skills in typing various documents and correspondence.
  • Ability to tactfully respond to requests and inquiries from the general public, other departments, and employees.
  • Ability to learn City and department policies and procedures.
  • Ability to simultaneously perform a variety of clerical functions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to prepare and review a variety of correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to flexibly adapt to a variety of work situations and interruptions.
  • Ability to type at a speed necessary for successful job performance.
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Ability to use and operate a vehicle and other miscellaneous office equipment.
  • Ability to work within established guidelines.
  • Ability to perform repetitious tasks.
  • Must participate in employee performance evaluations in accordance with the City of Bay City Employee Guidelines for City Employees and the Bay City Police Department Manual.
  • Must pass a medical physical examination and drug test.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE POSITION:

  • Endurance/Moving About: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Move from location to location.
  • Endurance/Overall strength: Heavy work. Exerts force and/or lifts or carries objects weighing up to 130 pounds frequently.
  • Walking: Constantly (up to 2/3 of the time). Move about on foot.
  • Sitting: Frequently (1/3 or more of the time).
  • Lifting/Carrying: Frequent. Lift by manually raising or lowering an object from one level to another (including upward pulling), and/or carry transport and object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder.
  • Pushing/Pulling: Frequent. Push by exerting force on an object so that it moves away from the force or worker (including slapping, striking, kicking, and treadle actions); and/or pull by exerting force on an object so that it moves toward the force or worker (including jerking).
  • Controls: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Use one or both arms and/or hands and/or one or either feet or legs to move controls on machinery or equipment.
  • Climbing Periodic. Ascend or descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, ropes, and the like using the feet and legs and /or hands and arms.
  • Balancing: Periodic. Maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, or running on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequent. Stoop by bending the body downward or forward by flexing the spine at the waist, and /or bend by extending the spine backward or from side to side.
  • Kneeling/Crouching: Periodic. Kneel by bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees, and/or crouch by bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine.
  • Crawling: Frequent. Move about on the hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time). Extend hands and arms in any direction.
  • Handling: Constantly (up to 2/3 of the time). Seize, hold, grasp, turn or otherwise work with the hand or hands.
  • Rotation: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Twist and turn the spine or a ball and socket joint such as the shoulder or hip.
  • Talking: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time). Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Hearing: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time). Perceive the nature of sounds by the ear.
  • Seeing: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time). Obtain impressions through the eyes of the shape, size, distance, motion, color or other characteristics of objects.
  • Reading: Read written reports and instructions.
  • Writing: Able to accurately record information and summary of events.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Location: Both inside and outside. Work is spent inside (where there is protection from weather, but not necessarily from temperature changes) and outside (where there may be no effective protection from weather).
  • Extreme Cold: Endure temperature(s) sufficiently low to cause marked bodily discomfort unless exceptional protection is used.
  • Extreme Heat: Endure temperature(s) sufficiently high to cause marked bodily discomfort unless exceptional protection is used.
  • Wet Conditions: Endure contact with water or other liquids.
  • Noise / Vibration: Constantly. Occasionally endure noises, either constant or intermittent, or work sites.
  • Smell: Fumes chemicals, or toxic substances.
  • Shift work (including weekends and holidays) may be required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Receive direction from the Impound Manager, Sergeant, Lieutenant of Patrol Commander, and/or Captain.

 

WORKING HOURS:

Normal working hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with one hour for lunch.  However, normal working hours may change at any time at the direction of the Chief of the Police.  Long and irregular hours may be required to complete assigned tasks and/or projects.  In the event of emergencies, may be called into work and work schedule will be adjusted during the emergency.

 

EXPECTATIONS OF ALL CITY EMPLOYEES:

  • Support City and Department goals and objectives.
  • Serve and meet the needs of our citizens during routine or emergency situations.
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team, demonstrate team skills, and perform a fair share of team responsibilities.
  • Plan and organize his/her work, time and resources, and, if applicable, that of subordinates.
  • Contribute to the development of others, to the Department, and the City.
  • Produce desired work outcomes including quality, quantity and timeliness.
  • Communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates and people to whom service is provided.
  • Understand and value differences in employees and value input from others.
  • Consistently report to work and work assignments prepared and on schedule.
  • Consistently display a positive behavior with regard to work, willingly accept constructive criticism and be respectful of others.

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  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.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Bay City and the employee and is subject to change by the City of Bay City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.  The City of Bay City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In compliance with the American’s with Disability Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Formal application or letter of interest, rating of education and experience; oral interview, reference and criminal background checks, and drug screens are required.  In addition, job related tests may also be required.
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