Hobsons Bay Careers – Animal Management Officer

Website Hobsons Bay Council

Job Description:

An opportunity has arisen within our Community Safety and Compliance team for a highly motivated, experienced and professional Local Laws and Animal Management Officer. The position is permanent full time and involves working within a great team. The successful applicant must have the relevant knowledge and experience as outlined in the attached position description.

Job Responsibilities:

  • When required perform the functions of an Animal Management Officer under provisions of the Domestic Animals Act 1994 and Hobsons Bay Community Local Law 2015.
  • Carry out Parking and Local Laws patrols, investigations, surveys, interviews and inspections to ensure compliance throughout the municipality with the relevant legislation and codes of practice.
  • Issue infringement notices attend Court and act as Informant when required, issue Notices to comply, advise and educate the public.
  • Maintain proper records of all investigations undertaken and to ensure the Team Leader is kept informed of all activities and investigations undertaken.
  • Assist and contribute to the preparation and conduct of public awareness and education campaigns relating to animals.
  • Undertake investigations in relation to complaints received and resolution of complaints in a timely manner to the satisfaction of Council.

Job Requirements:

  • Animal handling experience and knowledge of the Domestic Animals Act.
  • Current Victorian driver’s license is essential.
  • Completion of Certificate IV in Local Government (Statutory Compliance) and Certificate IV in Local Government ( Animal Management) desirable.
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of all legislation in relation to relevant Acts, Legislations and Local Laws.
  • Current and satisfactory Working with Children Check and willingness to undergo a National Police Check and physio Question Response(s) call assessment.

Job Details:

Company: Hobsons Bay Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hobsons Bay, Victoria, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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