Local Laws and Animal Control Officer

  • Cairns
  • Permanent
  • Thu Jun 18 06:07:44 2020
  • BBBH2412

The Client

Our client is a very proud, Indigenous Local Government based on Cape York, Queensland.

With the regional location of the community, you are bound to witness some of the World’s most incredible sunsets and experience many unique outdoor adventures. Bursting with culture and traditions, this is a perfect opportunity to make a difference and promote a healthy environment.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Local Laws & Animal Control Officer. This varied role will see you support and counsel the Director of Community Services as well as manage and maintain the many aspects of domestic animals and holding facilities, registration and records, feral animal monitoring and animal welfare activities and educational programs.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will have;

  • Minimum Certificate IV in Animal Control and Regulation or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of animal behaviour, control, and identification.
  • Understanding of legislation, or ability to acquire legislative knowledge of Council Local Law and subordinate Local Law, Keeping and Control of Animals.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy utilising the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills with ability to negotiate and manage conflict and a commitment to interact positively in a remote Aboriginal community.
  • General Construction Induction Card (White Card.
  • Class C Drivers Licence (manual).
  • Senior First Aid Certificate or ability to acquire.
  • Fire Arms License required
  • Handling hazardous chemicals certificate.

Applications in Word format should be forwarded to Sandy Evans by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below or please call Samdy on 07 4034 5000 for a confidential discussion and a copy of position description.

About Us:

With offices in Cairns and Townsville, Precruitment is North Queensland’s leading recruitment consultancy, specialising in permanent and temporary roles. With a focus on administration and professional talent, we are preferred suppliers to local businesses, Queensland Government, Government Owned Corporations and Local Government. We also have a broad client base throughout Queensland.

Speak to the professionals who actually live and work in the North. Lifestyle and Career – you can have it all!