Senior Animal Compliance Officer

Auckland Council

Auckland, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

May 17

This job is no longer accepting applications.

Date: 17-May-2021

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    South Auckland region focus, Manukau based

•    Advisory and leadership position

•    Challenging and rewarding


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

In this role, you will work across a wide variety of people and groups, assisting the Animal Management team with queries and public issues surrounding dog and stock control. You will be responsible for the health, safety and wellbeing of your fellow Animal Management Officers through focussing on continual assessment of competency in the field. You will also act as a deputy to the Team Leader Animal Management, training and coaching team members and be responsible for the coordination of key region-wide projects and initiatives.

This role requires working on a rostered shift across seven days and will include evening and weekend work. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

A natural collaborator, we’ll value your strong relationship building skills as you will be working with customers, complainants and external bodies such as the Police, SPCA and Local Boards. Proficient in dealing with prosecution files and knowledge of court processes, you have proven experience in leadership, training and coaching staff.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to become part of Auckland Council's world class animal management team while also contributing to its overall effectiveness by using your best practice expertise in Animal Management to improve customer experience.

Auckland Council's Animal Management team is a key contributor to public safety and community well-being through the control and management of dogs and other animals across the region. They are also responsible for providing a range of essential services to Aucklanders including raising public awareness by providing education frameworks, dog registration, pet adoption and other community-based initiatives.

Auckland has the largest dog population in New Zealand and the region also includes large rural areas where other farm animals and livestock are prevalent. Subsequently, the Animal Management team is the busiest in the country and fosters a regional approach to operation and delivery.

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

Watch how Animal Management Officers contribute to our Auckland community: 

Applications close Friday, 28 May 2021.  For more information you can also contact Enna Cecilio on 021 223 2212 for a confidential chat.

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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