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Animal Control Officer

Dunedin Central, New Zealand

Reference: 5523947

We are looking for a friendly and empathetic ambassador for the Council to work proactively with dog owners and other animal owners. As an Animal Control Officer, you will provide information and guidance in responsible dog ownership and enforce the Dog Control Act 1996 to make the city a safer place for the community. You will have a good understanding of animal welfare and some experience in handling and care of dogs and stock that may be distressed, aggressive or dangerous.

You will respond to all complaints, undertake investigations and take appropriate actions. You are approachable and actively engage with customers and their concerns and can communicate in a calm and professional way in difficult situations.

Ideally, you have a NZQA certificate in regulatory compliance core knowledge level 3 and LGITO Animal Control Officer Training but more importantly, you must have a class 1 motor vehicle driving licence.

Also a good working knowledge in various computers skills in particular Microsoft Office.

You will join a small and outstanding team within the Dunedin City Council. We are trustworthy, upfront and upbeat.

If this is an environment you want to work, we look forward to hearing from you.

Salary range: $50,646 to $59,584


Applications Close: 27 Jun 2021