Animal Control Officer Resume Sample

Updated on: August 19, 2018

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 an 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: [email protected]


• Three years of experience working as an Animal Control Officer
• Greatly skilled in responding to calls for service to enforce local and state animal control laws
• Ability to prepare investigative reports and issuing citations
• Competent 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


City of New York – Brooklyn, NY             2013-present
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

City of New York – Brooklyn, NY             2009-2013
Animal Control Officer
• Checked animals for proper identification and vaccination
• Investigated animal bite cases as needed
• Handled paperwork as required

East Shore Veterinary Hospital – Branford, CT            2007-2009
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
Branford City School, Branford, CT