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Animal Registration Officer (102144)

* $67,991 pa (Band 4) plus applicable allowances and super * Temporary Full time, until 2020


Reference: 4855889

Hume City Council has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, confident and reliable person. This newly-created role is focused on ensuring that all dogs and cats within the municipality are registered.

Duties will include auditing databases, door-knocking and otherwise contacting residents with unregistered animals. In addition to the core role of increasing animal registration levels, there will also be other animal management and local laws duties performed as required. Initially for a temporary period until June 2020 with the possibility of a permanent role, this position requires rostered Saturday and On Call work.

Key Skills

  • Knowledge of the Domestic Animals Act, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and Local Government Act.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, including the ability to gain co-operation from internal and external customers from broad and diverse backgrounds, age groups and cultures and prepare routine letters, reports and memorandums.
  • High level computer skills, including use of the Microsoft Office suite and databases.

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.

What We Offer

With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

For further information please view the position description or contact Russell Karaitiana on 9205 2441.

Applications Close: 24 Sep 2019