Animal Control Officer
The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires
Chilliwack , BC
6d ago

Our Story

Commissionaires BC is a Canadian, not-for-profit security / enforcement organization that has been in business since 1927.

Our mandate is to give back to those who served and continue to serve in our communities and country.

Commissionaires together with the Fraser Valley Regional District, provides quality Animal Control / Bylaw Enforcement services throughout the Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Kent, Harrison Hot Springs, and Mission areas.

This service is run through the Chilliwack Community Animal Response and Education (C.A.R.E.) Centre.

Whether it’s a lost, stray or impounded dog, our team works hard to provide a loving environment for all animals brought into our care.

We do much more than provide shelter we engage with our animals, assist in finding them their forever-homes through pet adoption services, and go the extra mile in ensuring their health is optimized.?

What’s in it for you?

  • A challenging yet rewarding work environment
  • A meaningful career working with animals
  • Great benefits
  • Opportunity to grow and develop with a forward thinking company
  • Working for a company that cares for and gives back to the local community
  • Competitive wages
  • You’re a good fit if

  • You have a passion for the well-being of animals
  • You have previous Bylaw experience
  • You have a knack for educating the public on Animal Bylaws
  • You have experience with handling various dog breeds and behaviours
  • Some of your responsibilities include :

  • Attending all requests for service dispatched by the Bylaw Service Coordinators
  • Investigating alleged bylaw contraventions
  • Gathering evidence to support bylaw infractions and maintain supporting documentation
  • Apprehending and transporting dogs
  • Examining apprehended animals for medical concerns and identification
  • Managing disease control including the isolation of ill animals, recommendations for treatment, cleaning and preventative measures
  • Providing information on bylaws and procedures
  • Assigning dog licenses to dog owners
  • Providing reports to the Supervisor as requested
  • Maintaining written correspondence via Microsoft Office and TEMPEST software
  • Your Must-Haves :

  • You have previous experience and training in animal handling, including apprehending, restraining, disease control and animal welfare
  • You pride yourself on your exceptional customer service and conflict resolution experience
  • You have the knowledge of principles and methods used in handling aggressive, stray, ill or injured animals
  • You have the ability to maintain detailed records
  • You have the ability to deal tactfully and responsibly with public inquiries and complaints
  • You are fluent in English (written, verbal and reading)
  • You have an ability to interpret and explain Animal Control Bylaw policies and regulations
  • You have basic MS Office skills
  • You are able to pass a Criminal Record Check
  • You are physically fit with an ability to carry a minimum of 50 lbs
  • You are available for on-call shift rotation
  • Your Nice-To -Haves :

  • Bylaw and investigation certification (or a willingness to complete the course)
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