Humane Officer Resume

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James Townsel

2690 Patterson Fork Road

Burr Ridge, IL60527



Job Objective To obtain a Humane Officer position with organization where challenges and opportunities make way for career development.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in domestic animal care and emergency services and law enforcement
  • Sound knowledge of state and federal laws, ordinances and regulations relating to animal welfare.
  • Profound knowledge of police report writing, courts and legal system
  • Familiarity with methods, techniques and practices for capturing animals
  • Skilled in indentifying care and feeding requirements for a variety of animals
  • Exceptional knowledge of safe and Humane animal handling
  • Ability to detect symptoms of sickness in animals
  • Ability to understand, interpret and carryout oral and written instructions

Work Experience:

Humane Officer, August 2005 – Present

City of Pearland, Burr Ridge, IL

  • Resolved issues related to animal abuse and animal rescue services.
  • Developed and maintained good working relationships with other animal welfare agencies, law enforcement agencies and the public.
  • Prepared reports, cases and complaints for appropriate action.
  • Maintained records to ensure that accurate and timely information is available.
  • Ensured complete and timely processing of daily caseload and all related paperwork.
  • Provided back-up and ensured adequate covering to department and agency responsibilities.

Humane Officer, May 2000 – July 2005

ASPCA, Burr Ridge, IL

  • Handled complaints of animal cruelty, animal bites, property damage, and stray and injured animals.
  • Patrolled and picked up animals identified as nuisance animals and transports them to the animal shelter.
  • Maintained a high level of communication and ensured compliance to Agency’s policies.
  • Assisted the department supervisor in the administrative and operational functions of the department.
  • Operated motor vehicles in a safe and lawful manner, and keep vehicles stocked with required and necessary equipment.
  • Monitored animals in custody for health improvement.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Science, Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL

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