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Animal Management Officer

Hays Trades & Labour

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Your new company
This Local Council based in the SE of Victoria. This thriving Council have a requirement for a new Animal Management Officer to join the team. You will be working through Hays Recruitment on a minimum 3 month contract with the opportunity of an extension

Your new role
Your duties on a daily basis will predominately be working as an Animal Management Officer including all or some of tasks listed below:

  • undertake enforcement and education programs/activities aimed to achieve compliance with Council's Local Laws
  • handle animals in a confident and safe manner
  • pet registration
  • protect animal welfare and ensure appropriate treatment and care
  • Deal with customer complaints within the animal sector - domestic animals and live stock collections could be required

What you'll need to succeed
Having previously worked for a Local Council in an animal management role, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to handle animals in a confident and safe manner. You will have conducted numerous animal pick-ups (wandering and contained animals) and will ideally have had exposure to dog attack investigations.

You will have worked in an animal management role for 5 years and/or have successfully completed a Cert IV Animal Control & Regulation (or equivalent).

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to work with a wonderful team in a modern and busy working environment. Be part of a Council that cares about your growth and be provided with the opportunity for genuine career progression. You will be paid an attractive hourly wage plus superannuation as well as receive staff benefits and a flexible roster.

Hays Recruitment are always seeking Animal Management and Local Laws Officers with experience working within a Local Council. If you are not from this area, please send your resume to the below email and specify which Council you would like to potentially work with

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or email Narissa Tak at [email protected] Once submitted you can also reach Narissa Tak on 0498 001 255

LHS 297508 #2446159

Job details
Date posted
25 Nov 2020
Government, Emergency & Defence
Local Government
Base pay
$29 - $38/hr
Contract type
Work type
Job mode
Standard hours
Private Business
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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