Animal Services Careers

If you enjoy working with animals and are seeking a rewarding career, consider joining the Animal Services team! 

Snohomish County Animal Control Officers investigate complaints regarding animal welfare, dog bites/attacks, nuisance or vicious animals, livestock at large, leash law violations and more. Animal Control Officers also respond to 911 calls that pertain to animals and assist Snohomish County Sheriff Deputies on cases involving animals.  Animal Control Officers enforce state and local laws related to animals, issue civil violation notices and refer criminal investigations to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for charging decisions.

Potential applicants must submit an online application and complete the supplemental questionnaire through Snohomish County's NEOGOV site and successfully pass the written and physical fitness tests administered by Public Safety Testing.

For details about qualifications, how to apply, benefits, and more, select one of the links under Current Openings.

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  1. Current Openings

Animal Control Officer

Salary: 60,804.72 - $73,842.60 AnnuallyLocation: Snohomish County, WA

Job Type: Full-Time

Department: Auditor's Office
Job Number: 2022-ACODivision: Animal Services
Closing: Continuous


Do you want to be part of a dynamic team that promotes and protects the health, safety, and welfare of animals and people in our community? Then Snohomish County Animal Services may be the perfect place for you! 

Animal Control Officers work closely with local law enforcement, animal advocacy groups, veterinarians, animal shelters and safe havens to promote and protect our community's health, safety, and welfare. Snohomish County Animal Services offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, and life insurance plans.

Click here to read the full job description and apply for the position.