Animal Liaison Officer


Do you want to be part of our dynamic Public Health team? Are animals your thing? - then read on... Wellington City Council is looking for an enthusiastic, customer focused officer to fill our newly created Animal Liaison Officer role. The focus of this role will be to deliver an education, monitoring and compliance programme in relation to our animal bylaw and animal policy. You will develop relationships with key stakeholders such as the SPCA, the Ministry for Primary Industries and animal welfare groups and will work with these organisations to develop an emergency management plan for animals in Wellington.

You will also provide education, advice and guidance to our customers on animal related matters. You will be comfortable interpreting legislative requirements and turning them into operational plans whilst maintaining a high level of customer service. You will also be an excellent communicator who builds professional and effective relationships with our customers and stakeholders at all levels.

Ideally you will hold a relevant tertiary qualification and be able to demonstrate work experience related to animal welfare. A background in compliance, complaint investigation and resolution will be also useful. As part of our busy team you will be given autonomy for your own work programme, therefore excellent planning, and time management skills are a must! Wellington City Council offers a committed and creative environment that takes pride and responsibility in delivering our services to a high standard.

A current and valid driver's licence is essential for this role.

For further information about this role please contact Kay Sedcole, kay.sedcole@wcc.govt.nz or Helen Jones, helen.jones@wcc.govt.nz

Closing date for applications is Thursday, January 31 2019.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site www.careers.wellington.govt.nz/home and enter the job code 21562LGC.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: AJAN943339

Location: Wellington City

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 January 2019