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Assistant Director - Animal Regulation Care Center
City of Brownsville

The City of Brownsville is in a transformative period driven by significant public and private investments such as the expansion of the Brownsville-South Padre Island Airport Terminal, Space X, the Port of Brownsville, Downtown Revitalization, and quality of life enhancements.

Our ideal candidate for Assistant Director – Animal Regulation and Care Center aspires to be a model of innovation, inclusion and empowerment who enables bold people and ideas to thrive.  The Assistant Director will be a participatory leader: a results-oriented, relationship-building, self-aware team player who also possesses high integrity, politeness, and fostering trust by building relationships with tolerance, patience, and support in order to provide the best value in service of the citizens of Brownsville.

The Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing the overall day-to-day management of the Animal Care, Customer Care, Behavior, and Education of the Brownsville Animal Regulation Care Center. This position is responsible for assisting the Public Health Director in developing goals, preparing reports, providing related recommendations, coordinating with officials, and ensuring health compliance. The class researches and formulates long range goals for the organization.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or business management related field. This formal education requirement may be reduced, if the candidate has sufficient, well-documented, related professional work experience. Minimum Five (5) years of Supervisory or Management experience in an animal care facility.  Experienced in working with governmental agencies, community groups, volunteers, and animal welfare organizations.

Interested applicants will need to apply via the City of Brownsville website to be considered for this position.  Please visit: https://www.cob.us/839/Employment-Opportunities


Location: Brownsville, Texas
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Final filing date: Open Until Filled

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.