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Animal Compliance Officers - Orewa

Date: 12-Jun-2019

Location: Orewa/Whangaparoa, NZ, 0931

Company: Auckland Council

  • Permanent, full time based in Orewa
  • Public safety and collaborative focused
  • Highly rewarding

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

You will work within the Dog Control Act 1996 and Council policies and procedures to respond to public complaints about dog and stock control; customer requests for services including managing aggressive and/or barking dogs, dog attacks, wandering dogs, stock issues; and providing requirements for proactive patrolling and assistance with prosecutions.

You’ll work in the community, often flying solo, tackling tasks with the support of a large team. You will also assist in prosecutions and intelligence lead proactive patrols.

He kōrero mōu: About you

We need a conscientious person, like you, to ensure public safety and compliance.  The key to your success is a prompt response to calls for assistance and providing great service.

This role suits individuals with public facing compliance background, who demonstrate strong customer service and conflict management skills, a calm approach to resolving situations and dealing with aggressive dogs and other animals. 

A current, full clean NZ driver’s licence is required

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You will help us make dogs a positive part of Auckland life.  We work across Auckland’s diverse communities to minimise harm and nuisance from dogs and other animals, and provide essential services such as dog registration and raising public awareness of responsible dog ownership.

Our diverse Regulatory Services business offers opportunities to move both sideways and upwards.  You’ll also have access to our fantastic benefits scheme, including subsidised Leisure Centre membership, an annual zoo pass and a range of partnership discounts.

This role is variable 24/7 morning and evening roster with on call work. 

Please note, the official title for this role is Animal Management Officer.  These roles are deemed safety sensitive and will require a pre-employment drug and alcohol test prior to offer.

Applications close Wednesday, 26 June 2019.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.