Missouri Department of Agriculture
  • 17-May-2017 to 07-Jun-2017 (CST)
  • Animal Health-Animal Care Facilities Act Program
  • Barry or Stone Counties, MO, USA
  • $36,924
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave, Paid Holidays


 

The Missouri Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Health, has a full-time benefited position available. The counties served by this position will be Barry or Stone counties.  Applicants in other areas considered if  willing to relocate.

Job Description:

This is technical and investigative work for the Missouri Department of Agriculture in the enforcement of animal care and animal health regulations. Work in the Animal Care Program involves the inspection of commercial breeders, boarding kennels, pet shops, animal shelters and related facilities for proper licensure and compliance with the Animal Care Facilities Act, the Canine Cruelty Prevention Act and associated regulations. The person in this position will be responsible for the enforcement of these requirements administered by the Division of Animal Health. The person in this position must be able to communicate effectively and prepare complete and concise reports. The person in this position must also be able to adapt to and work in adverse weather conditions, work varying schedules and travel extensively in the performance of duties. The person in this position will perform other work as required

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in agriculture, animal science, criminal justice, police science, criminology, public or business administration or related areas; OR Four years technical experience which affords a knowledge of animal care facility operation, licensing and inspection standards, and animal welfare requirements.

Application Process:

If interested, please apply online at http://agriculture.mo.gov/hr/jobopps.php and view current job opportunities.  Once on The Missouri Department of Agriculture's website, complete the "Apply Now" information to the right, then click "Apply for this Position."  This will direct you to the online application.  You should also submit a current resume, cover letter and transcripts by attaching the documents to the application.  Please contact Human Resources with any questions at the telephone number or e-mail address listed below:

Missouri Department of Agriculture

Attention HR

PO Box 630

Jefferson City, MO  65102-0630

Telephone:  (573) 751-7751

TT/TDD:  (800) 735-2966

Fax: (573) 522-5692

E-mail:  HR@mda.mo.gov

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Missouri Department of Agriculture
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