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Animal Care Manager

County of Yuba Marysville, CA
  • Expired: October 04, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

About the Position

The Yuba County Sheriff's Department is currently recruiting for the position of Animal Care Manager.  Under general direction the Animal Care Manger plans, manages, organizes and coordinates the programmatic, administrative and operational activities of the Animal Care Services facility in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, ordinances and policies; manages and directs the implementation of services, operations and facilities related to the humane care, treatment and control of animals within its jurisdiction; directs, manages and supervises the work of Animal Services staff; establishes and implements Animal Care Services objectives and performance standards; and performs other duties as assigned.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position is expected to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative to ensure compliance with stated mission, goals, regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques used in humane animal control, custody and care, to include the euthanizing of animals when necessary is essential.  The ability to successfully lead and administer functions such as facilities, budget, performance, employee development and engagement, and community engagement. Establish and foster positive and open communications with other departments, programs and projects, and local non-profit animal care organizations, civic groups, County employees, local government officials, the public and the media.

About the Position

The Yuba County Sheriff's Department is currently recruiting for the position of Animal Care Manager.  Under general direction the Animal Care Manger plans, manages, organizes and coordinates the programmatic, administrative and operational activities of the Animal Care Services facility in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, ordinances and policies; manages and directs the implementation of services, operations and facilities related to the humane care, treatment and control of animals within its jurisdiction; directs, manages and supervises the work of Animal Services staff; establishes and implements Animal Care Services objectives and performance standards; and performs other duties as assigned.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position is expected to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative to ensure compliance with stated mission, goals, regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques used in humane animal control, custody and care, to include the euthanizing of animals when necessary is essential.  The ability to successfully lead and administer functions such as facilities, budget, performance, employee development and engagement, and community engagement. Establish and foster positive and open communications with other departments, programs and projects, and local non-profit animal care organizations, civic groups, County employees, local government officials, the public and the media.

About the Position

The Yuba County Sheriff's Department is currently recruiting for the position of Animal Care Manager.  Under general direction the Animal Care Manger plans, manages, organizes and coordinates the programmatic, administrative and operational activities of the Animal Care Services facility in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, ordinances and policies; manages and directs the implementation of services, operations and facilities related to the humane care, treatment and control of animals within its jurisdiction; directs, manages and supervises the work of Animal Services staff; establishes and implements Animal Care Services objectives and performance standards; and performs other duties as assigned.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position is expected to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative to ensure compliance with stated mission, goals, regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques used in humane animal control, custody and care, to include the euthanizing of animals when necessary is essential.  The ability to successfully lead and administer functions such as facilities, budget, performance, employee development and engagement, and community engagement. Establish and foster positive and open communications with other departments, programs and projects, and local non-profit animal care organizations, civic groups, County employees, local government officials, the public and the media.

Animal Care Services is a division of the Sheriff's Department. Which provides services to the unincorporated areas of Yuba County.  Our Animal Care facility is located in Olivehurst, California.  Animal Care Services care for lost animals, injured and abandon animals, and a provide variety of services that protect both citizens and animals. Most importantly, they keep lost pets safe and happy so they can be reunited with their owner or adopted into a new family.

Qualifications

Minimum: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, Animal Science or a related field and three years of progressively responsible administrative experience, including humane animal care and the enforcement of animal control regulations, with at least one year in a supervisory capacity. -OR- An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, animal science or a related field and five years of progressively responsible administrative experience, including humane animal care and the enforcement of animal control regulations, with at least one year in a supervisory capacity. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree are encouraged to apply.

Preferred: In addition to the minimum, additional years of management experience in an animal care facility.  

Licenses & Certifications: The ability to obtain a valid California Class C driver's license within ten (10) days of employment and maintain throughout employment. Possession of or the ability to obtain a California PC 832 Peace Officer Certification and a Veterinary Technician License within one year of hire date.

Special Requirements: Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation, which may include Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hire. DVM printout. Must file statements of economic interest with the Yuba County Clerk/Recorder. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.

 

Employment Type: Full-Time

County of Yuba

Address

Marysville, CA
USA