Lewis-Upshur Animal Control seeking temporary part-time position applicants

The Upshur County Commission is seeking qualified applicants for a temporary part-time position at the Lewis-Upshur Animal Control Facility. The position is expected to last for up to eight weeks, beginning around the middle of October. The successful applicant will regularly work three days per week, mostly week days; however, occasional weekends and select holidays will be required.

Duties include, but are not limited to: providing general care to animals, cleaning dog kennels and cat cages, assisting the Facilities Director with vaccinating and medicating animals, assisting the public on-site and via telephone, executing adoption contacts and coordinating animal needs with other staff members, volunteers, veterinary offices and adopters. Applicants must be able to communicate and work well with the public. Writing, typing and computer skills are necessary to perform the duties of the position. 

  • This position involves lifting 50+ pounds on a regular basis.
  • A background check will be conducted.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.

Applications may be picked up at the Upshur County Administrative Annex located at 91 W. Main St., Suite 101 in Buckhannon, WV 26201.

Application and resumes must be received by 4:00 pm on September 30, 2022. To obtain a PDF application, visit the Upshur County website.

Please do not make phone inquiries about this position. Employment with Upshur County is available to all qualified applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or handicap. Upshur County has established a drug free and tobacco free work environment.

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