Are you passionate about animal welfare and looking to make a difference in your community? We have several open positions at Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control that might be the perfect fit for you. There are both full-time and part-time positions available. All applicants must apply online through the city's website. 

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Animal Control Officer - 2 openings

Summary: Work under the direction of the Enforcement Division Supervisor and Deputy Director.  Incumbent receives, investigates, prioritizes and responds to calls related to public and animal safety.  Calls for service range from; barking and sanitation; animals running at large; injured domestic animals and wildlife; aggressive and biting animals; cruelty, neglect and hoarding cases; and calls regarding compliance to City and State regulations.  Incumbent determines levels of intervention needed for each unique situation from educating public, removing animals from properties, issuing court summons for non-compliance with City Ordinances and submitting formal charges for violations of State Statutes.  Maintain accurate record keeping and documentation of all interactions with public and intake and redemption of animals.  Evaluate animal behavior and medical health to determine when animals require vaccinations / treatment / veterinary care and/or euthanasia. 

 

Apply HERE

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Adoption Assistant

Summary: Working under the direction of the Animal Care/Adoption Supervisor, incumbent performs routine manual tasks that are essential to maintain the standards and functioning of the Adoption Center.  The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

Apply HERE. 

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Humane Education Assistant

Summary: Working under the direction of the Community Relations & Education Specialist, incumbent assists with fund-raising, video production, still photography, computer data entry, business correspondences, and presents programs and activities designed to educate the community on the surplus animal population and other animal related issues.  Incumbent will be instrumental in the delivery of program services.  The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

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Featured Pets

 

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OLLIE A419614

  Journal Gazette

 ADOPTED!

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HEMILIA A418033

WANE-TV 

 ADOPTED! 

   

 

Adoption Lobby Hours:

12:00 - 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday

1st & 3rd Saturday of every month
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Adoption Office: 260-427-5502

Closed Mondays FOR ADOPTIONS
To submit a pet adoption profile, you must do so 30-minutes before closing to allow sufficient time for processing.


Business Office Hours (lost & found- receiving lobby- citations or other law enforcement concerns):

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mon-Fri
CLOSED Saturday & Sunday


Animal Control Officer Assistance
260-427-1244
9am-8pm Monday - Friday
After 8pm, weekend & holidays,
call 260-449-3000

After Hours / immediate officer assistance:
1:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. Emergencies
260-449-3000


General Contact Information:
Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control
3020 Hillegas Road
Fort Wayne IN 46808
260-427-1244
After 8 p.m. and on weekends and holidays, call 449-3000 for assistance.
Fax: 260-427-5514