The Town of Ocean City, Maryland Police Department is seeking a full-time employee to perform tasks associated with the enforcement of animal-related violations and complaints within the corporate limits of Ocean City, Maryland.
The applicant seeking this position will perform enforcement duties associated with animal control regulations as adopted by the Town of Ocean City, Worcester County, and the State of Maryland. The selected applicant will be responsible for catching and confining stray, diseased, unlicensed or apparently dangerous domesticated and non-domesticated animals. An employee in this job task must demonstrate positive public relation skills due to frequent interaction with the community to include residents and visitors. Specific duties and responsibilities are outlined in the position’s job description which is available upon request.
The selected candidate may be required to wear a departmental cellular telephone and, in the event of hazardous weather or other emergency conditions, may be required to report for duty during off hours in order to fulfill operational needs as associated with the job description.
ALL CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE MINIMUM AND SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS:
Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen
Education: Possess a high school diploma or GED.
Experience: Prior experience is not required
Physical: Frequently exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions
Employees will be subject to 24 hour on-call and overtime based upon staffing needs and demand for service
Employees must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license
Candidates must successfully pass a complete background investigation to include a police records check, employment history, credit history, education history, neighborhood check, and reference check
Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination, polygraph examination and drug screen