Animal Compliance Officer - West Auckland

Auckland Council

Auckland, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Aug 21

This job is no longer accepting applications.

  • Permanent, full-time opportunities
  • 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. 


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


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: 


Applications close Friday, 3 September 2021.  


Please note, the official title for this role is Animal Management Officer. Copy & paste the following link into your web browser to view the position description: 


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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