110 N. Chamberlain Avenue
Rockwood, TN 37854
Contact: 865-354-0611
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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Animal Control and Codes Enforcement

Animal Control Officer: TBA

Email: acontrol@rockwoodtn.org
(865) 354-0611
Fax: (865) 354-0348
Address: 800 South Chamberlain Ave.  Rockwood, TN 37854

The Rockwood Animal Shelter is Currently Closed. All Animal Control Calls should be directed to the Police Dept. at 865-354-3388. All Codes Enforcement calls should be directed to Harold Ishman or Becky Ruppe at 865-354-0611.

Codes Enforcement-Animal Control Officer Position Available

The City of Rockwood is now accepting applications for the position of Codes Enforcement/Animal Control Officer. Applications and full job description may be picked up at City Hall during regular business hours. These items can be emailed upon request. This is a very unique and responsible position that includes both administrative and fieldwork, with responsibility for ensuring compliance with city property maintenance codes and fulfilling animal control needs within the City of Rockwood. Activities associated with the job include responding to complaints and other requests for assistance on all property maintenance and animal control issues. The officer shall work in conjunction with the Building Inspector on all property maintenance issues. Anyone interested should examine the full job description and necessary requirements. All applications must be returned to City Hall during regular business hours or by mail. If mailed, the envelope should be marked as “Application Enclosed”. All applications should be turned in no later than Friday, February 2, 2018. Any applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. The City of Rockwood does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, national origin, age disabilities, or veteran status as required by applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

The Animal Control Officer is responsible for addressing all animal control issues, including but not limited to the apprehension of strays, and abandoned or dangerous animals and rectifies the situation in the most appropriate manner. The officer is responsible for investigating cases of animal cruelty, enforcing licensing laws, providing expert testimony in court cases, writing incident reports, and providing humane care to animals while under their supervision.

City Code Enforcement Officer: TBA

Email: codesenforcement@rockwoodtn.org
(865) 354-0611
(865) 354-0348

The Codes Enforcement Officer is responsible of ensuring compliance with all property maintenance regulations. Activities associated with the job include responding to complaints, answering phones and assisting walk-in clients by providing information pertaining to property maintenance ordinances & regulations. Additional duties include the preparation of violations, discussing legal actions against property owners with the City Attorney and preparing legal documents for City Court cases.

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