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Community Service Officer (C.S.O.) II – Animal Control

City of Twin Falls

  • Location: Twin Falls, ID
  • Post Date: 11/9/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME


City of Twin Falls   

DEPARTMENT:    Code Enforcement

POSITION:             Community Service Officer (C.S.O.) II – Animal Control

EFFECTIVE:          Upon Selection

SCHEDULE:           Four 10(ten) hour shifts in a row on a rotating schedule.

EXPECTED BI-WEEKLY SALARY:   $1,443 - $1,731                     GRADE:  7 

BENEFIT PACKAGE INCLUDES: Medical & Dental Insurance, Vacation & Sick Leave (accrued bi-weekly), Paid Holidays (10), Paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, Wellness Program and Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho-P.E.R.S.I. 

JOB DUTIES:  An employee in this position responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service and performs other administrative procedures to protect the health, safety, and “Quality of Life” issues of the community, protect animals and to promote the humane treatment of animals.  A C.S.O. in this position is required to capture, transport to the animal shelter, and trap, tranquilize, to dispatch severely wounded animals; as well as pickup deceased domestic animals that pose a public health risk.  In addition, this position may issue uniform citations and conduct investigations of animal neglect, vicious animals, and bite cases. 

The C.S.O. works in the Code Enforcement Department and may provide assistance with health, sanitation, weed abatement and water conservation codes, performing community outreach, education, and enforcement tasks regarding animal welfare and animal control laws, including interviewing victims; taking, preparing, and processing crime reports, crime scene evidence and testifying in court as needed.  In addition, the position may provide support to the patrol division by responding to and assisting with traffic incidents and traffic/crowd control situations; tagging vehicles; and all other job-related duties as assigned.  The primary duties of this position are performed in the field, subject to outside weather conditions and stressful, emotional situations. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 19 years or older at the time of employment; have a high school diploma or G.E.D.; possess a valid driver's license; and have no felony convictions or disqualifying criminal history.  Due to the nature of the work, accuracy, attention to detail, and both verbal and written communication skills are necessary.  Must have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interpret, apply and explain rules and regulations, interview, and work with a variety of individuals.    

The applicant should possess an interest in or knowledge of general code enforcement operations.  The position requires that the applicant be willing to work a varied work schedule, including days, nights or weekends.  A thorough background investigation and drug screen are required. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Interested individuals should submit an online application using the following link: CSO - Animal ControlApply immediately; the position will remain open until filled.  Closing date for this position is November 30, 2018.  Interviews will be held the week of December 10, 2018. 

  For additional information, please call Human Resources at 208-735-7251 or email hr@tfid.org.

Human Resources Department
An Equal Opportunity Employer – Drug Free Workplace 
Qualified veterans who provide required documentation will be given preference in accordance with Idaho state law.

City of Twin Falls