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Wausau hiring new humane officer

Wausau City Hall building. Image taken 6/16/2011.
Wausau City Hall building. Image taken 6/16/2011.

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAU) - Wausau has put out the call to hire a new humane officer.

The city announced the full time position on Monday. Human resources director Michael Loy says the city is looking for a qualified humane officer. "We're looking for a very good ability to communicate with the public, talk about animal care, and enforce the ordinances and licensing compliance." The position will not be a sworn police police position.

Loy says any applicant should have a high school diploma, a year of experience in a field that requires communication with the public, preferably with the care of animals involved. Anyone who is hired will go through a training course to get humane officer certification with the state.

You can find a link to the job application online at http://www.ci.wausau.wi.us/Departments/HumanResources/CityJobs.aspx