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Animal Compliance Officers - South

Date: 11-Jan-2021

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Permanent, full time based in Manukau
  • 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. This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

If you are passionate about working in communities to drive safety and positive behaviours, please apply today!  

For a confidential conversation, or copy of the position description, please contact Enna Cecilio - enna.cecilio@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz. 


Applications close Monday, 25 January 2021.


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.