Senior Animal Control Officer - Whangarei


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Senior Animal Control Officer - Whangarei

A pivotal role has become available for a highly motivated professional who is looking for a challenging yet rewarding position. Concentrating on the whole Whangarei region, the Senior Animal Control Officer offers the community a solid and thorough service ensuring public safety and compliance with the Dog Control Act and associated Bylaws.

This role will offer daily challenges and will keep you interested and busy however, underlying guidelines that are built upon relevant legislation and bylaws will offer clear guidelines that will enable you to tackle each new challenge with process and procedure.

An important aspect of this role will be completing thorough investigations. Proven experience in undertaking investigations with a view to preparing cases for potential prosecution is a must.

Ensuring thorough files are compiled and keep is a significant aspect of this role as as each file has the potential to become a prosecution file.

Further duties and tasks of this role will include:

  • Independent management and completion of all administrative tasks within the Animal Control department
  • Ensure all documents and reports are complete, clear and concise

This is a highly interactive role that will see you working with and alongside a range of positions and people including compliance and animal officers, council staff and serving the public. It is essential that you are able to build relationships quickly and foster a positive working culture.

Previous experience in animal management would be ideal as would prior investigative experience with an ability to come up to speed quickly with new legislation and policy requirements.

Further skills and personal attributes that will see you succeed in this role include:

  • Effectively execute investigative procedures to source genuine and useful information
  • Ability to handle stressful situations with calmness and composure
  • Ability to make and implement good decisions
  • Detailed and thorough approach to maintaining records and workloads
  • High level of computer literacy

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According to E3 Recruit Limited recruitment procedures, successful applicants will be required to undergo a variety of screening processes including drug screening and Ministry of Justice checks.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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