New Employment Opportunity!

Animal Control Officer

The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Animal Control Officer within the Board of County Commissioners.  

Qualified applicants must possess a High School Diploma or GED and two years of experience in animal welfare or control environment, public health, law enforcement or a related field such as humane society, veterinary office, or kennel.  Must be able to lift animals and equipment in excess of 75 pounds.  Must be able to use a two-way radio.

Must currently hold a valid Florida Animal Control Officer Certification, including Chemical Capture and Euthanasia training.  Applicants may be permitted to obtain the certifications listed above within 6 months of employment.


Experience involving intensive public contact is desirable.  Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid Florida driver’s license.  Applicants must pass a background investigation, driver’s license history, and drug screening.  Must be available to work weekends, early and late shifts, periodically be “on-call”, and available on short notice.

To apply, send a Wakulla County employment application to Human Resources, P.O. Box 1263, Crawfordville, FL 32326. Applications may be obtained by visiting our website at or can be picked up at the County Administrator’s office located at 3093 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL. If you have questions regarding qualifications and/or duties and responsibilities, you may contact Deborah DuBose at 850.926.9500. Veteran’s preference will be given to qualified applicants. Wakulla County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. This advertisement will close on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.