Animal Control


Work involves responding to complaints about animals, impounding unlicensed and stray animals, and caring for impounded animals. Work also involves responsibility for maintaining records on activities, and on animal bites and for taking action in cases of persistent problems. Work is performed under the general direction of superiors but requires the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. Work requires extensive public contact.

  • Receives and investigates complaints relating to animals; impounds stray or unlicensed animals.
  • Maintains records on animal bites; impounds animals which have bitten a person or persons according to established laws, ordinances, policies, and procedures; contacts owners.
  • Maintains records of animals reported lost and found; maintains other records as necessary according to established procedures.
  • Maintains working relationship and is City of Berea’s liaison with the Animal Rescue Fund.