Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To

Under general supervision, performs enforcement work in participating in the activities and operations of the department in an effort to maintain public safety and welfare.  Work involves providing the enforcement of rules, regulations, and laws governing rabies and animal control in a Parish government agency including rabies control, animal bite regulations, and animals running at large with the responsibility of capturing, handling, housing, and sheltering animals.  Reports to the Shelter Manager / Director.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Enforces rabies and animal control laws.  Captures animals running at large and investigates animal bites.
  • Operates and maintains animal shelter.  Performs groundskeeping.  Repairs and maintains building, grounds, vehicles, and equipment.
  • Informs, educates, and teaches the public with reference to rules and regulations.  Works with governmental officials to enforce laws.
  • Participates with the judicial system in court litigation.
  • Receives, reviews, prepares, and/or processes various records and reports such as rabies registration and vaccinations, animal bite investigations and reports, animal complaint reports, operations reports, and daily work and performance reports.
  • Refers to codified laws, local ordinances, animal control housing and shelters, animal euthanasia requirements, policy and procedure manuals, codes/regulations, publications and reference tests, etc.
  • Operates a variety of vehicles, equipment, and machinery such as pickup truck with animal cage, lawn tractor, incinerators. Also, ketch poles, snake nets, capture equipment, etc.
  • Uses a variety of tools such as manual and electric hand tolls, grinder, and traps.
  • Handles a variety of supplies such as food, cleaning supplies, disinfectants, general office supplies.
  • Uses a variety of computer software programs such as Microsoft office, etc.
  • Answers the telephone.  Files documents and reports.  Entertains and communications with the public.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Training & Experience

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of code enforcement, law enforcement, or related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license.

Excellent Benefits Package Equal Opportunity Employer

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
  2. Along with a current resume.


For more information contact: Edie Casselman or Pat Khan



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