DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: This position covers Seminole, Decatur, Grady, Thomas, Colquitt, Brooks, Cook, Lowndes, Berrien, Atkinson, Lanier, Echols, Clinch, Ware, Charlton Applicant must reside in one of these counties or be willing to relocate.
The Companion Animal and Equine Section enforce laws and regulations pertaining to companion animals and equine. This section licenses pet dealers, animal shelters, kennels, stables, and bird dealers. Inspectors in this section are responsible for enforcing the Animal Protection Act and Humane Care of Equines Act. Inspectors inspect equine sales, abuse complaints, stables and events as well as licensed and unlicensed facilities. Responsibilities include:
* Under general supervision, performs routine inspections and comprehensive investigations to determine compliance with applicable state law; * Writes technical reports and other correspondence; * Provides guidance to the regulated community and public; * Inspects and investigates complaints and/or suspected violations; * Inspects various facilities and/or equipment for accuracy, sanitation, and compliance; * Collects and/or assists with collection of various samples; * Other duties as assigned.
Vocational/Technical degree in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science, pest control, entomology or a closely related field from an accredited college OR High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience in the area of assignment OR Two years of college, which included 12 semester hours or 20 quarter hours in chemistry or life sciences.
Associated topics: compliance, construction, examiner, inspection, land, measure, osha, rodman, survey, violation
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.