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Town of West Paris - Animal Control Officer

Start Date: October 17, 2023 | End Date: April 22, 2024
County: Oxford County
Job Type: Public Safety - All

The Town of West Paris is looking for an animal loving individual to protect and advocate for animals. This is a stipend, emergency on-call ACO (Animal Control Officer) and this position works mostly independently.

Responsibilities Include: Enforcement of all laws and town ordinances, related to dogs, cats and other domesticated animals within the Town of West Paris.

Education and Experience: A minimum of a High School diploma, one (1) year of experience in animal care and control preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Special Requirement Include: Animal Control Certification preferred but not necessary. Most obtain Animal Control Certification within six months of hire.

Send resumes and cover letter to Joy Downing, Town Manager at 25 Kingsbury Street, West Paris, Maine 04289 or

Town of West Paris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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