The town of Watertown seeks an Animal Control Officer/Jr. Health Officer to be responsible for the enforcement of state laws, sanitary code regulations and local ordinances/regulations pertaining to health codes, animal control and vector control matters, and all other related work as required. Investigates all complaints concerning animals and vector control issues. Attends hearings as needed and patrols the town to promote compliance with pertinent animal statutes, regulations and ordinances. Acts as an Inspector of Animals, impounds and/or quarantines dogs and cats. Educations the public. Also performs low risk food inspections, monthly swimming pool inspections and assists on housing and hazardous material inspections. Works under the direct supervision of the Chief Environmental Health Officer. Required Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree in animal science, biology, or relevant field. Licensed as a pest control operator and Inspector of Animals preferred. One to three years of municipal experiences preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary Range Begins:  $2,084.25 biweekly, plus excellent benefits. To apply: A Town of Watertown application form is available at www.watertown-ma.gov. An application form along with a resume and cover letter is accepted by email: personnel@watertown-ma.gov, fax: 1-617-923-8195 or by mail to the Personnel Office, 149 Main St., Watertown, MA 02472. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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