People working as animal control officers usually perform their duties working for a municipal office. They are required to respond to calls from residents regarding animal cruelty and manage animals physically for transportation apart from performing other duties.

Here is a sample resume for Animal Control Officer position if you would like to apply for this job.


Related: Animal Control Officer Cover Letter


Sample Resume for Animal Control Officer 


Anita Lawrence

34 65th Street, Brooklyn, NY 63534
Contact # (999) 999-9999, Email Address:

CAREER OBJECTIVE: To obtain employment as an Animal Control Officer at the City of Brooklyn office employing proficiency in animal care and sheltering and ability to manage emergency situations regarding animals at the city level.

• Three years of experience working as an Animal Control Officer at the City of New York
• Greatly skilled in responding to calls for service to enforce local and state animal control laws
• In depth knowledge of preparing investigative reports and issuing citations
• Hands on experience in performing special patrol and other animal control functions
• Thorough understanding of Animal Behavior management techniques

• Excellent knowledge of humane animal treatment procedures
• Knowledge of Animal Control Ordinance
• Able to work with a multitude of animals
• Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills

• Achieved success in rescuing three dogs from a potentially dangerous owner by employing investigative services
• Managed restraint of a zebra who absconded from the local zoo and returned her to her rightful place without any damages

Jan 2012 – Present
City of New York – Brooklyn, NY
Animal Control Officer
• Handle animals as and when required
• Transport animals between shelters
• Restraint potentially dangerous animals
• Conduct animal cruelty investigations
• Respond to distress calls regarding animal cruelty
• Check animals for proper identification and vaccination
• Investigate animal bite cases as needed
• Manage activities paperwork as required

Mar 2009 – Jan 20012
East Shore Veterinary Hospital – Branford, CT
Animal Care Attendant
• Provided for the daily care of animals
• Participated in the training and enrichment programs
• Received, inspected, stored, prepared, and issued food and nutritional supplements
• Monitored animals for signs of illness, injuries

High School Diploma – 2009