$20.97 – $22.68 hourly


Perform enforcement and investigative duties in relation to the control of animals within the city and prevention of animal diseases communicable to man.


Graduation from high school or GED certification with a minimum of one (1) year of experience working with animals and the general public; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.

Subject to a comprehensive background, including polygraph.

Must possess, or be able to attain within one (1) year of hire, certification by the National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA).

Must possess or be able to obtain prior to hire a valid driver’s license.

Must be willing to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and overtime as required.

Our Culture:

Our core values of safety, teamwork, innovation, character and respect build community from the inside out. Employees’ top culture drivers include a strong sense of accomplishment, growth through learning and training, and supportive colleagues. Team members achieve job satisfaction every day with the knowledge that their service positively impacts the high quality of life this community enjoys.

Benefits for full time employees:

  • Health and Dental Insurance: Competitive rates for single, 2-party, and family.
  • Lifetime Pension Benefit upon retirement: South Dakota Retirement System.
  • 11 paid holidays and 2 personal leave days each calendar year
  • Vacation and Sick Leave: 2 weeks’ vacation earned in first year, and sick leave accrued bi-weekly.

Apply today to become part of ONE Team and help us take care of today for a better tomorrow!