Applying To: Stable Attendant

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  • Minimum: $25,714.00
  • Maximum: $40,196.00

Normal entry salary is $25,714.


Nature of Work

Incumbents in this position are responsible for the feeding, grooming, medicating and general health inspection/care of horses in the Mounted Patrol Unit of the Department of Public Safety's Police Division.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Stable Attendant

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience in the daily care of horses which includes feeding, grooming, medicating, and general health inspection.  OR one year of experience handling and caring for animals in an animal shelter, veterinary clinic, or kennel.  OR an Associate’s degree from an accredited Veterinary Technician program.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Documentation of academic credentials (if applicable) must be submitted with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS  Previous experience feeding, grooming and caring for horses is preferred.

A limited number of applicants may be scheduled for the Oral Interview based on an evaluation of their qualifying education, training and experience as listed on the Employment Application.  Include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment.  Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.  Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application.

MEDICAL:  Candidates will be required to pass a "Drug Screen" as part of their medical examination.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview.  The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2774
May 24, 2018
2577-9G (No Wav)

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