Three (3) Animal Management Officers Needed


Whangārei, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

May 19

This job is no longer accepting applications.

  • 3 x Permanent, full time roles based in Whangarei
  • 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. 

Good overall fitness level, drug free and a current, full clean NZ Drivers Lisence is required.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You will help us make dogs a positive part of life in the Whangarei District. We work across Whangarei’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.

If you are passionate about working in communities to drive safety and positive behaviours, please apply today by sending your CV to


You must be logged in to to apply to this job.


Your application has been successfully submitted.

Please fix the errors below and resubmit.

Something went wrong. Please try again later or contact us.

Personal Information


View resume