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Immediate Start - Animal Management Officer job - Local Council in the Western Suburbs


Your new company
Based in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, this rapidly growing Council prides themselves on their community focus and proactive approach to providing services to the local area. They pride themselves on their inclusiveness and bringing the community together with a range of services and activities available to all residing in the local area.
They are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Animal Management Officer to join the Local Laws team on a temporary basis. This is an ongoing role which could lead to a long-term opportunity.


Your new role
As an Animal Management Officer in the Local Laws team, you will be assisting with animal management on a day-to day basis as well as;



  • Stock control and inventory

  • Pick up and drop off of animals

  • Park patrols

  • Animal attack investigations and inspections

  • Enforcing animal policy and compliance

  • Liaising with council members and local residents




What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this role you will be passionate about animal welfare and helping the local community and eagerness to learn and develop your career, as well as the following;



  • Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation

  • Preferably at least 3 years experience in an Animal Management Officer role

  • Strong understanding of Victorian local council, laws, policies and procedures

  • Personable and confident with positive resolution skills

  • Available to start immediately in your new role




What you'll get in return
Starting on a temporary contract, this role is an ongoing opportunity with an establish and reputable council. You will have the chance to demonstrate your passion for animal welfare in this hands on and rewarding role.



  • Flexible working hours, choose your morning or afternoon shift

  • Work close to home in the Western suburbs with ample parking options

  • Manage your workload in an autonomous role

  • Build strong relationships with council members and local residents

  • Variety in your day to day responsibilities, get out and about amongst the community

  • Opportunity for overtime rates where applicable




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, call Lara Kitts on 8616 8491 or email lara.kitts@hays.com.au directly for further information.


If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position within Animal Management, please contact us for a confidential discussion regarding your career.



JOB SUMMARY
Date Posted
12/10/2017
Category
Agriculture, Nature & Animal
Location
Melbourne, VIC 3024
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary/Contract
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