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Animal Management Officer x 2 Positions

Bundaberg Regional Council

Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 28/09/2017

Job Category:

Local Government & Community / Local Laws & Compliance

Job description:
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Position: Animal Management Officer x 2 Positions 
Location: Bundaberg
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Level: 2
• $56,938 per annum
• Up to 12% Superannuation (Local Government Conditions apply to superannuation)
• 2 weekly Rostered days off

Industrial Instruments: Bundaberg Regional Council Certified Agreement 2011; Queensland Local Government Officers Award 1998

The Position:
Is to implement regulatory compliance investigation, inspection, monitoring, public education, consultation and enforcement of Council’s Local Laws and relevant State legislation. This includes the protection, promotion and improvement of public health, amenity and safety standards for the community within the Bundaberg region.

Selection Criteria:
1. Provision of a satisfactory Criminal History Check – Police Certificate (Australia wide – name only)
2. Possess or ability to acquire a Certificate IV in Government (Statutory Investigation and Enforcement).
3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in conducting an investigation and enforcement, particularly in relation to State and Local Government legislation.
4. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of animal control, animal husbandry including cattery and kennel maintenance, disease control and animal hygiene.
5. Demonstrated communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills including the area of problem solving and negotiation.
6. Demonstrated computer operation skills and knowledge of software such as Microsoft Office suite.
7. Demonstrated ability to work productively both autonomously and in a team environment.
8. Ability to work outside normal operating hours and in accordance with the Section’s roster.
9. Physical capability to undertake manual handling work duties.
10. Hold a current ‘C class’ drivers licence.
11. Hold or ability to acquire a current Queensland Firearms Licence.499

For further information in regards to this position, please contact Brian Campbell – Animal Management Team Leader on 1300 883 699

To apply, please email your application, quoting vacancy reference number PN0896 and you name, then email to 

Please be sure to include in your email:
• Cover letter
• Resume
• Selection Criteria responses demonstrating how you meet the requirements of this role. (Please use no more than 150 words per selection criteria response)

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted without addressing the selection criteria may not be considered incomplete and will not be considered.  Applicants may be require to undergo a pre-employment medical including physio assessment, drug and alcohol screen,  and a National Police Check as part of the selection process.

Only Microsoft Word or PDF documents will be accepted as a suitable format for applications received via email.
(You will receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application via email)

Applications close Midnight Sunday 22nd October 2017.


Bundaberg Regional Council is a alcohol and drug free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer