Animal Control Officer / Kaimahi Whakahaere Kararehe
Porirua City
Porirua, NZ
2d ago

All about the job

Porirua City Council is looking for a customer service focused officer who will safeguard the community through assisting with providing an effective animal control service.

If you are ready for the challenge this could be the job for you! You will be responsible for :

  • Responding to public complaints surrounding dog and stock complaints
  • Seizure and impoundment of animals
  • Patrolling streets and beaches and educating dog owners and the general public
  • Investigating complaints, taking statements and completing report files and administration
  • Making decisions based on the seriousness or potential harm represented
  • Cleaning pound facilities and feeding impounded animals
  • This is permanent full-time role (80 hours per fortnight) and you must be available to work a schedule that includes early evening and weekend work.

    Previous enforcement / dog control experience would be favourable.

    All about you

    You’ll need to show us that you :

  • have a proven ability to communicate effectively with members of the public
  • are effective in resolving conflict in a calm and positive manner
  • are confident in handling and working with animals
  • have a high level of energy, good initiative and a can do attitude
  • have good report writing and general administration skills
  • have a full unrestricted driver licence
  • To reduce the risk of harm of Covid-19 to our staff and our community, Council require all staff to be fully. It has therefore been determined that this role may only be performed by a person who is fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

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