(FILLED) Animal Management Officer

  • Join a local government organisation in the south east in this temporary Animal Management Officer position. Initially a 3 month role, this role will focus on animal collections, cat cage distribution and park patrols. 

    In the day to day you will;

  • Enforce the Domestic Animal Act, attending to the collection of animals and investigating animals wandering at large. Impound wandering stock.
  • Investigate animal related complaints – such as dog attacks, barking dog investigations, off leash patrols, livestock
  • Proactively investigate non-compliance with the Domestic Animals Act 1994
  • Maintain Council’s Animal Registration and promote responsible pet ownership
  • Accurately update and record investigations in council’s Customer Request Management System
  • To be successful you will have; 

  • Certificate IV in Local Government Statutory Compliance (or similar) with 5+ years demonstrated experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of the Domestic Animals Act, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, Environmental Protection Act, Local Government Act and Council’s Local Laws.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, including the ability to prepare letters, reports and memoranda
  • Quality customer service and presentation skills that support a positive image of the organisation during difficult situations and an environment of conflict.
  • Demonstrated ability to represent Council at the Magistrates Court or other jurisdiction as required.
  • Current Victoria drivers licence, and ability to maintain the license. Ability to attach, load and reverse a variety of trailers eg. horse float, stock crate is advantageous
  • For a confidential discussion please contact Tom on 0449 938 399 or email tom.banger@plannedresources.com.au 


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