Animal Compliance Officer for Auckland West Coast Beaches

Date: 21 Sep 2023

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Full-time fixed-term for 8 months  
  • 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 monitor dog compliance on West coast beaches; educate the public on dog bylaws and increase public awareness of local protected wildlife and nesting shorebirds, collaborate with stakeholders and work with local communities to provide education and direction that will encourage proactive compliance, provide requirements for proactive patrolling.

You will work in the community with a significant education focus.


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

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 proactive attitude and providing exceptional service.


This role suits individuals with public-facing compliance backgrounds, who demonstrate strong customer service and conflict management skills, and a calm approach to resolving situations. 


A current, full clean NZ driver’s licence is required. Area scope of this role is the West coast beaches of Piha, Anawhata, Bethells (Te Henga) and Karekare (including the Whatipū scientific area) and occasionally other West Auckland beaches however you will be based out of Henderson.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You will help us to make dogs a positive part of Auckland life, by raising public awareness of responsible dog ownership and promoting the protection of local wildlife.

Our diverse Regulatory Services business offers opportunities to move both sideways and upwards.  You will also have access to our fantastic benefits scheme, including subsidised Leisure Centre membership, an annual zoo pass, and a range of partnership discounts. Check out our 
benefits. Salary range of this role is between $72,000 and $74,000 per annum plus shift and on-call allowances.
If you are passionate about working in communities to drive safety and positive behaviours, please apply today!
Watch how Animal Management Officers contribute to our Auckland community:

Please note that the official title for this role is Animal Management Officer.  


Copy & paste the following link into your web browser to view the position description: (Note that your role will solely be focused on compliance and education around the West coast beaches).
Applications close Monday, 25 September 2023.  


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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.  
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.


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