(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

Send CV / Register

For more information

Ash Fajerman
0449 938 399

Your gender, gods, sex life, skin colour, or big-shot uncle don’t make a difference here. If you’re smart and good at what you do, then come as you are.

We’re committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let us know if you need an accommodation at any stage of the interview process.
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