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NATICK – The Town of Natick is seeking applicants for the position of Animal Control Officer.

This position has varied responsibilities, including dealing with domestic and wild animals; enforcement of state and local laws relating to the care, safety and wellbeing of animals; keeping and maintaining concise and accurate records dealing with members of the public; interacting with town employees in providing service to residents; attendance at meetings and trainings as necessary; and other duties at the direction of the Chief of Police.

Applicants need a high school diploma or equivalent, valid MA License.

Preference given to those with ACO certification and/or prior experience.  

This full time position is classified as Grade 1 of the Personnel Board.

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The starting salary will range from $48,000 to $60,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.

Full job description at

Town employment applications available online at

To apply, please send a completed Town employment application, cover letter, and resume to the attention of Chief James Hicks, Natick Police Department 20 East Central Street, Natick MA 01760 or via email to

The position will remain open until filled. 

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.