Your new company
These Local Council based in the East cover a beautiful region of Victoria with green views and a friendly community. They place a large emphasis on educating members of the public and supporting the animals who are part of it.
The team have a requirement for a new Animal Management/Local Laws Officer to join and support them in keeping up with their increased workload. You will be working through Hays Recruitment on a temporary contract with a possibility for transitioning to working permanently with the Council.
Your new role
Your duties on a daily basis will predominately be working as an Animal Management Officer including all or some of tasks listed below:
- handle animals in a confident and safe manner
- reactive and proactive patrols
- animal collections and pet registration
- report instances of overhanging vegetation, hard rubbish, abandoned vehicles, litter
- school crossings supervision
- and other general local laws duties.
What you'll need to succeed
Having previously worked for a Local Council in an animal management role, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to handle animals in a confident and safe manner. You will have conducted numerous animal pick-ups (wandering and contained animals) and will ideally have had exposure to dog attack investigations.
You will have worked in an animal management role for 5 years and/or have successfully completed a Cert IV Animal Control & Regulation (or equivalent).
What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to work with a wonderful team in a modern and busy working environment. Be part of a Council that cares about your growth and be provided with the opportunity for genuine career progression. You will be paid an attractive hourly wage plus superannuation as well as receive staff benefits and a flexible roster.
Hays Recruitment are always seeking Animal Management and Local Laws Officers with experience working within a Local Council. If you are not from this area, please send your resume to the below email and specify which Council you would like to potentially work with.
What you need to do now
To apply for the role please email your resume to Narissa.Tak@hays.com.au or call Narissa Tak on 0498 001 255 for further information
LHS 297508 #2476172