City of Franklin 
300 Iberia Street 
Franklin, LA  70538 
Voice:  (337)828-3631  

City of Franklin

The City of Franklin is looking for a full-time Animal Control Officer.

Essential Functions:

Plan routine patrols to search for loose animals; respond to calls and complaints regarding dead or loose animals.

Patrol City streets and roads; search for stray dogs and other domestic animals and wildlife.

Enforce City Animal Control laws; explain ordinances relating to the care and keep of animals.

Impound and dispose of animals as appropriate; transport injured animals to a veterinarian to be treated.

Investigate reports or complaints of dogs, cats or other animals creating nuisances; take appropriate action; investigate reports of animal abuse, investigate animal bite reports.

Able to operate a small boat with an outboard motor.

Available for emergency call outs.

Able to perform some mechanical and facility maintenance.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicant must possess a valid Louisiana driverís license, with no record

Must be 21 years old at date of hire (due to insurance requirements)

Must pass a drug test

Must have proof of legal authorization of employment in the United States.

Cannot have any felony arrests or convictions.

If you are interested and meet the requirements of this position, please submit an application in person at the address below:

City of Franklin

Human Resources Department

300 Iberia Street

Franklin, Louisiana  70538

The City of Franklin is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. The City is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory, diverse work environment. The City does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law in any of it activities.

Employment with the City of Franklin is voluntary entered into, and the employee is free at will at any time, with or without cause.  Similarly, the City of Franklin may terminate the employment relationship at will at any time, with or without notice or cause, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law.

Posted 1/2/2018.