The Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer who recognizes our employees are our greatest asset. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, and life insurance plans.
Some of the career opportunities within our organization are:
Our field division consists of Animal Control Officers (ACOs), Senior ACOs, and a Corporal (Field Services Supervisor). Our officers respond to service requests ranging from animals reported running loose to allegations of animal cruelty and neglect.
Our front office consists of Clerks, Radio Dispatchers, and an Office Supervisor. The office staff is responsible for greeting the public, as well as processing, and finalizing adoptions of shelter animals. They receive calls for service from the public and forward those calls to the Field Officers to ensure timely responses to citizens' problems or questions.
Our veterinary division consists of Animal Health Technicians, Registered Veterinary Technician Clinic Supervisor, and a Licensed Veterinarian. The veterinary staff is responsible for spay and neuter surgeries of all adopted shelter animals, monitoring and maintaining the health of the shelter animals, and operating our low cost vaccination clinic.
Care Center Operations (Kennel):
Our kennel staff consists of Animal Care Technicians (ACTs), a Sr. ACT, and a Faculty Supervisor. They are responsible for the day to day care of our shelter animals; providing food, water, and compassion for each animal within our facility.
All positions listed are for employment at our Downey, California facility. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older. No phone calls; please apply as directed in each listing.
JOB DESCRIPTION: DISPATCHER
Under the direct supervision of the Front Office Supervisor; receives requests for animal control services over the telephone; relays service request to field officers by two-way and network radio. Assists with monitoring Field Officer activity and deployment; status of Field Officers in the field; greets and serves requests of visitors to the Animal Care Center; process pet adoptions, animal complaints and records requests and a variety of other clerical and record keeping duties.
JOB DESCRIPTION: CLERK/CASHIER
Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Outreach and Community Services and the Front Office Supervisor, Customer Service Representatives (Clerk/Cashiers) are the first line of contact with customers. Customer Service Representatives assists customers with their inquiries; receives requests for animal control services over the telephone and at the front desk; greets and serves requests of visitors to the Animal Care Center; process pet adoptions, animal related complaints; answer questions, provide information and education on programs and services, and respond to requests for agency specific programs and records requests and a variety of other accounting, clerical and record keeping duties.
JOB DESCRIPTION: LICENSE CANVASSER
PART TIME “AS NEEDED”
A seasonal employee reoccurring annually in a part time, temporary position under the direct supervision of the Manager, Licensing and Revenue. A part time License Canvasser walks in residential and business districts enforcing animal license ordinances; collecting money for license fee payments and issuing receipts to animal owners; verifying current rabies vaccinations and sterilization of dogs in the field; and reconciling and balancing daily collections. Animal License Canvassers may also issue official notices. Successful candidates must be able to walk long distances, handle large volumes of work and provide excellent customer service.
JOB DESCRIPTION: VETERINARY ASSISTANT
Under direct supervision of the Veterinary Clinic Supervisor, assists the registered veterinary technicians (RVT), veterinarians, and receptionists in all duties in the veterinary division. Responsible for the quality of humane and profession treatment of all animals in the care of SEAACA including the maintenance and care of animals, monitoring of animals for signs of illness, disease, or injury; cleaning, disinfection and sanitation of cages and work areas; sterilizes laboratory and surgical instruments and equipment; assists veterinarians with healthcare duties; provides routine post-operative care; administers medication orally or topically; prepares samples for laboratory examination under the supervision of veterinarian or licensed veterinary technician.
JOB DESCRIPTION: ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
A Limited Law Enforcement Officer, under the direct supervision of Sr. Animal Control Officers. Performs tasks related to enforcing city and state ordinances regarding the care and treatment of all types of animals, wild and domestic, dead or alive. Educates the community about stray or vicious animals and related diseases; captures, impounds, relocates, and when necessary, disposes of animals; and maintains records. Investigates animal bite cases and animal complaints; issues citations. Prepares reports as applicable. Testify in court as directed.
How to Apply:
Visit the care center and either pick up the application for the open position(s) or fill out an interest card for when openings become available.