Employment Announcement

Animal Control Officer

Stafford Township is now accepting employment applications for the position of per-diem Animal Control Officer.  Animal Control Officers are responsible for enforcing animal cruelty laws, local ordinances, and licensing requirements.

Applicants must possess the following qualifications:

  • Be a citizen of the U.S. or a naturalized citizen of the U.S.
  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Have a valid NJ driver’s license.
  • May not have been convicted by any state or by the federal government of any crime for which punishment in this state would be considered a felony.  
  • Must possess a valid  animal control officer certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services 

Per-diem employees start at approximately $14.00 per hour.  Per-diem employees will be scheduled on an as needed basis and may be expected to be on-call.

To apply, please forward a resume, complete with your previous employment history, qualifications, and references, to the administrators office  at 260 East Bay Avenue Manahawkin, NJ 08050.

Successful applicants will be subject to a background investigation, fingerprinting, and a medical exam including a drug-screening test.  


Completed resumes must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday June 10, 2018.