Animal Control Employment

Animal Control Warden

Complete Job Description

Ogle County Animal Control is seeking applicants for the position for Animal Control Warden. Duties are, but not limited to, conducting investigations of complaints regarding animal cruelty and neglect, and enforcing state and county codes and ordinances.

Candidates must be available to work weekends, lift 50 lbs. and have a valid Illinois driver’s license with clear driving record.

High School diploma or GED and a good driving record are required (Valid IL driving license). Knowledge of animal behavior as well as animal handling experience is desired.

Full-Time: 35 hours per week, 5 days a week with varying days, and rotating on-call schedule. Candidates will be required to work some holidays and weekends.

The minimum pay rate is $17.00 per hour DOQ. Ogle County offers a competitive benefits package, including paid time off, health & dental insurance, and employer contributions to a defined-benefit retirement plan.

Completed applications and/or resumes can be emailed to or mailed to Ogle County Human Resources at 105 South 5th Street, Oregon IL 61061.

Ogle County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Application