The County of Lawrence is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Animal Control Warden. The ideal candidate will be able to perform essential job functions including but not limited to:

  • Capture and impound stray animals
  • Provide food, water and general care to sheltered animals
  • Maintenance of animal control facility
  • Coordinate animal control functions and activities with municipalities
  • Perform various office duties, i.e. preparation of operational reports
  • Other duties as required

Applications can be submitted in person or by mail to the office of the, Lawrence County Clerk, Lawrence County Courthouse, 1100 State Street, Lawrenceville, IL 62349. Office hours are from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. Applications may also be sent via email to the county clerk at Interested persons with any questions may contact the clerk's office by calling (618) 943-2346 during regular office hours.

The deadline for receipt of applications is at 4pm on Friday, November 10, 2023.

Animal Control

The Lawrence County Animal Shelter is located south of Lawrenceville on the south side of the Highway Department


Lawrence County Animal Control is the county agency responsible for the enforcement of animal control laws as set forward in the Lawrence County Animal Control Ordinance and the Illinois Animal Control Act

Purposes of the agency include:


Protecting the citizens of Lawrence County from rabies by specifying such preventive and control measures as may be necessary;

Protecting animals from improper use, abuse, neglect, inhumane treatment and health hazards, particularly rabies;

Providing security to residents from annoyance, intimidation and injury from dogs and other animals

Encouraging responsible pet ownerships

Tim Wolfe
10082 State Rt 1
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
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Monday-Friday: 8am - 5pm (except holidays) 

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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