Casual Animal Attendant
SPCA
West Coast
5d ago
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Casual Animal Attendant

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Job Listing Date16 Apr 2019Location West Coast , GreymouthWork TypeCasual / VacationClassification Farming, Animals & Conservation , Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare

Contract : Casual

Hours of work will be : Flexible as required - must be able to work weekends

Location : SPCA Greymouth Centre and SPCA Hokitika Centre

SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1872.

We are seeking a Casual Animal Attendant with previous experience in handling animals, preferrably in a shelter environment.

This is a casual role and will require weekend work and be split between SPCA Greymouth and SPCA Hokitika.

Our ideal candidate will :

  • A Certificate in Animal Care or equivalent is preferred
  • Confidence in handling companion animals displaying a range of temperaments
  • A sound understanding of animal behaviour normal v abnormal
  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills, with the ability to handle conflict situations and a friendly and positive attitude.
  • Have a flexible approach to the hours of work, and be able to prioritise and effectively manage workloads.
  • Be available and willing to cover weekend work.
  • Be willing to work between SPCA Hokitika centre and SPCA Greymouth centre
  • Demonstrate empathy and resilience
  • Have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and must have a love for working with both people and animals.
  • Are you committed to the values of the SPCA? Does this sound like the ideal role for you? If you match the above criteria, please apply now!

    Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered.

    Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 30th April 2019.

    For a copy of the Job Description visit

    Contract : Casual

    Hours of work will be : Flexible as required - must be able to work weekends

    Location : SPCA Greymouth Centre and SPCA Hokitika Centre

    SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1872.

    We are seeking a Casual Animal Attendant with previous experience in handling animals, preferrably in a shelter environment.

    This is a casual role and will require weekend work and be split between SPCA Greymouth and SPCA Hokitika.

    Our ideal candidate will :

  • A Certificate in Animal Care or equivalent is preferred
  • Confidence in handling companion animals displaying a range of temperaments
  • A sound understanding of animal behaviour normal v abnormal
  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills, with the ability to handle conflict situations and a friendly and positive attitude.
  • Have a flexible approach to the hours of work, and be able to prioritise and effectively manage workloads.
  • Be available and willing to cover weekend work.
  • Be willing to work between SPCA Hokitika centre and SPCA Greymouth centre
  • Demonstrate empathy and resilience
  • Have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and must have a love for working with both people and animals.
  • Are you committed to the values of the SPCA? Does this sound like the ideal role for you? If you match the above criteria, please apply now!

    Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered.

    Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 30th April 2019.

    For a copy of the Job Description visit

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    Job Listing Date16 Apr 2019Location West Coast , GreymouthWork TypeCasual / VacationClassification Farming, Animals & Conservation , Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare

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