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From Parish President M. Larry Richard - Job Posting: Rabies Control / Animal Shelter Manager -  4/28/2023
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For more information contact: Donna McDonald

JOB POSTING (04/28/2023)

IBERIA PARISH GOVERNMENT, LOUISIANA

JOB TITLE: Rabies Control/ Animal Shelter Manager

Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To:

The manager directs and coordinates all animal shelter and rabies control operations to ensure that all impounded animals are cared for properly and all animal control related issues are responded to properly and efficiently.

He or she must be able to perform any and all functions that may be deemed necessary to contribute to a smooth, efficient, and humane operation of the Iberia Parish Animal Shelter.

Reports to the Parish President.

Essential Job Functions

Develops and implements the Parish Animal Control and Rabies Program.

Manages and supervises in all aspects of the Animal Shelter/Rabies Control program.

Supervises department employees in support of the duties and responsibilities; supervisory duties include instructing, assigning, reviewing and planning work of others, maintaining standards, coordinating activities, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems.

Preparing work schedules.

Conducting presentation at local schools, businesses, and civic groups.

Researches and applies for grants and other revenue sources.

Assist Animal Control Officers in implementing and enforcing animal control ordinances, rules, regulation, policies (safety, health, and sanitation practices) and the law governing animal control, issues summons and appears in court when necessary.

Prepares budget, manage and supervise the fiscal matters associated with budget.


Minimum Training & Experience

Requires a technical degree and college coursework related to code enforcement, law enforcement, veterinary assistance or a related field, with three to four years of experience in animal control or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Supervisory experience desired.

Must possess euthanasia certification.

Must possess a valid Louisiana driver's license.

Special Requirements

Must obtain a valid Controlled Dangerous Substance Permit (DHH, Health Standards Division for a Schedule II drug) within six months of hire date and maintain all necessary Permit requirements including certifications and continuing education.

Must obtain and maintain a valid Controlled Substance Registration Certificate, United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration D.E.A. registration number to purchase, possess and administer "sodium pentobarbital with six months of hire date and maintain all necessary Certification requirements including certifications and continuing education.

Must obtain and maintain a valid Certified Animal Euthanasia Technician Certification issued by the Louisiana State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners within six months of hire date and maintain all necessary Certification requirements including certifications and continuing education.

Excellent Benefits Package Equal Opportunity Employer

Deadline: Applications and resumes must be post-marked and/or received by Iberia Parish Government Human Resources Department no later than, Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

If interested, please submit the following to Iberia Parish Government, Human Resources Dept., 300 Iberia Street, Suite 400, New Iberia, LA 70560:

1. An Iberia Parish Government Application for Employment www.iberiaparishgovernment.com

2. Along with a current resume.





















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