Animal control officers enforce animal licensing laws and regulations. Animal control officers are generally employed by a county or the federal government and require handling all kinds of animals from pets to wildlife. This is your opportunity to begin a career as a paid municipal officer or as a volunteer working with animals as a part of a rescue group, shelter, or other animal welfare organization. Topics include:
- Capturing and impounding dangerous or stray animals
- Investigating cases of animal cruelty
- Enforcing licensing laws and other state, county, and city laws and regulations of that are applicable to the animal control program
- Providing expert testimony in court cases
- Rescuing trapped animals
Total Program Hours: 50 hours
Animal Control Officer
Course Binder: The Animal Control Officer course binder will be delivered by mail 2 – 3 days prior to the course start date. Please enter your accurate mailing address to receive the binder when you register.
Field Training: In addition to the classroom component, students must arrange for and complete a 20-hour field training component in order to receive certification.
Course: NJ Certified Animal Control Officer
|Start Date||End Date||Fee|
|September 9th, 2023||October 21st, 2023||$989|