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If you are interested in joining us, we invite you to explore current open job examinations at the County of Los Angeles Department of Human Resources website.  To aid you, the following is a brief description for positions that are unique to our Department:


The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control is seeking to fill the position of Deputy Director, Animal Care and Control (UC). This is an unclassified (at-will) position that will report directly to the Chief Deputy Director. The individual holding this position is responsible for leading all aspects of animal control field operations, animal care facility management, and special programs.

Animal Control Officer I

Under general supervision, enforces State, County and City codes and ordinances governing animal control including the care and treatment, impounding, quarantine, licensing vaccination, and regulation of a variety of animals.

Animal Control Officer II

Patrols an assigned geographic area, captures unconfined and wild animals; inspects business premises; and issues citations, licenses, and/or legal notices as appropriate to enforce State, County and City codes and ordinances governing animal control.

Animal Control Officer III

Serves as lead Animal Control Officer by assisting in the operation of an Animal Care Center/Shelter and in enforcing State, County and City codes and ordinances governing animal control functions such as animal care, field enforcement, shelter maintenance, licensing, and related assignments.

Animal Control Officer IV

Assists management by providing supervision and training of all assigned personnel.

Animal Control Manager

Has immediate responsibility for the operations of an animal care center including field animal care and control services in an assigned geographical area, or provides management and administrative coordination services for a comprehensive Countywide animal care and control program that has significant impact to the Department.

Registered Veterinary Technician

Provides paramedical treatment to animals in Los Angeles County animal care center/shelter facilities or assists in zoonosis control in the Veterinary Public Health and Rabies Control.


This position reports to the Sr. Veterinarian and oversees the operation of Spay and Neuter clinic, including supervision of technical and support staff.  Provides medical services dealing with the prevention, treatment and control of diseases and injuries in animals and, in public health, enforces laws and regulations.

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