Ocean City Police Department

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

JOB TITLE: Animal Control Officer

SALARY: $11.98/hour

AVAILABILITY: Immediately    CLOSING DATE:10/17/2014

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.

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

Full Job Description     Application

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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:

Minimum 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

Notes:

  • 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

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO:

Town of Ocean City
Human Resources-City Hall Room 106
301 Baltimore Avenue/ P.O. Box 158
Ocean City, MD 21843
EOE

 


Testing Dates For The 2015 Season

The Ocean City Police Department will be holding several test dates for interested candidates applying for seasonal and full time Police Officers and Public Safety Aides.  Successful candidates will remain on the eligibility list for 18 months.

The written test and physical abilities test will be administered on the first day.  Applicants must arrive at the test site between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.  They must have their completed application and a driver’s license.  Police Officer applicants must also have their physician’s waiver.

Saturday’s testing will take place at the Ocean City Elementary School, 12828 Center Drive, Ocean City, MD 21842.

Sunday’s interviews will take place at the Ocean City Police Department, 6501 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842.  

September 27 & 28, 2014
October 18 & 19, 2014
November 15 & 16, 2014
December 13 & 14, 2014
January 3 & 4, 2015
January 24 & 25, 2015
February 14 & 15, 2015

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