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Parish of Caddo - State of Louisiana
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • $77,729 - $125,923 Year
  • Shreveport
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Director of Animal Services & Mosquito Control

Parish of Caddo

Director of Animal Services & Mosquito Control

Shreveport, LA

Salary range $77,729 - $125,923. Paid holidays, excellent benefits and pension plan.

A highly responsible management position that reports directly to the Caddo Parish Administrator. Position is responsible for managing the overall operations of the Department of Animal Services and Mosquito Control.


Main duties and responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned.)

· Lead the Animal Service and Mosquito Control Departments ensuring Parish resources are used to best serve the citizens and employees of the Parish of Caddo. Uphold proper decision making, legalities and integrity of the position of Department Director.

· Prepare and maintain the budget for the Animal Service and Mosquito Control Departments. Uses good judgment in spending Parish funds. Actively pursues outside sources of funding such as grants, partnerships, etc. to offset parish expenditures.

· Manage employees within the Department to include fair and equitable treatment, good communication, training, and ensuring that high standards are maintained.

· Create a learning environment which may include continuing education for self and subordinates, creating succession planning for all key positions, and fostering teamwork within the group.

· Work with Administration, other Directors, and other Departments to foster and effective Team Spirit within the Parish Administration Leadership Team.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.

· Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Public Administration or a related field. Experience in Animal Service or Mosquito Control preferred; ten years of related experience may substitute in lieu of a B.S. Degree.

· Must have valid driver’s license.

· The ability to plan, initiate and execute procedures and policies.

· Analytical mind to solve and properly explain, verbally and in writing with persons at all levels.

· Highly developed understanding of management and fiscal principles.

· Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will experience physical requirements similar to those associated with a business office environment.


Apply online at   For additional information please call Human Resources at (318) 226-6906. Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled.

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