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McHenry County Animal Control is hiring!

Position – Assistant Manager, Kennel Operations - Full Time, Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Veterinary Public Health Manager responsible for the coordination of the general care, well-being and disposition of the population of animals housed in the shelter. Tracks all division purchases in cooperation with the Manager. Orders, maintains and tracks all veterinary equipment, kennel equipment and medication inventory. Provide animal related services to the public.

JOB FUNCTION: Oversees all kennel operations. Develop and oversee the inventory tracking system and ordering process for all building supplies. Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work performance of Kennel Technicians and Lead Kennel Technician. Oversee the volunteers and community services workers assigned to the kennel. Works closely with the field staff, Assistant Manager of Field Operations and the Administrator on the intake of animals involving ordinance and humane care violations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and preferably a minimum of 2-3 years of progressive responsible job duties relating to animal care and handling animals in a shelter environment. Any equivalent combination of education, training, certification and experience which provides the required knowledge and skill to perform the essential functions of the job will be considered. Must be able to obtain a Euthanasia Certificate (IDPFR) within 9 months of employment. Subject to background check including fingerprinting.


Grade 9E, $51,833. Benefits include Health/Life Insurance, Pension Plan, Deferred Compensation Plan, paid holidays, personal, vacation and sick leave.


Some evenings, weekends and holidays. Flexible schedule that may require regular weekend work. Specific schedule to be determined.

No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of

age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or disability.

TO APPLY: Please submit a letter of intent & resume to:


Peoria County Animal Protection Services is hiring a full-time Animal Control Officer


Position Description
Ensures public safety through the enforcement of animal welfare and control codes and ordinances; enforcement of local, state, and federal animal cruelty laws; and conducting of animal bite, cruelty and neglect investigations as required. Must be able to work nights and/or weekends and be willing to live or relocate to comply with response time requirements during your scheduled on-call week.

Two years of experience in animal control or equivalent experience or education in law enforcement, investigation, or military service and progressively responsible related experience in the field of animal care is required. Ideal candidates will be knowledgeable and experienced in the safe humane capture, restraint, transfer and confinement of animals. High school diploma or GED and valid Illinois driver's license required.

Interested applicants must apply on the website: www.peoriacounty.org/jobs

Closing Date
Friday, March 26, 2021







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