First listed on: 21 November 2019

Animal Management Officer

  • Work for one of the most dynamic and diverse inner-city councils
  • $73K - $83K + Super
  • Full time position / Fortnightly RDO
  • Ref No:  18113


Moreland City Council is located in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne and is one of the most populous and culturally diverse municipalities. Located in Coburg, Moreland City Council is just 8km from the CBD and offers excellent public transport and cycling access for employees. The City of Moreland is changing as we align our organisation to meet the needs of a fast-growing city which is home to more than 180,000 residents who are culturally and linguistically diverse, speaking more than 140 different languages.


Moreland City Council is offering a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Animal Management Officer who enjoys contact with the community and working with a dynamic team.

This role will contribute to the safety and amenity of the municipality through the provision of information, assistance and advice to the community and the enforcement of Acts, Local Laws and Regulations. 

Key aspects of this role include enforcing the provisions of the Domestic Animals Act and Council's General Local Law in respect to animals. The successful candidate will have experience and expertise in animal management, customer service and law enforcement procedures. 

Proficiency in animal handling and the application of law enforcement issues, including interviewing techniques, evidence collection, note taking and preparation of routine reports and correspondence will be highly regarded. Must have the ability to participate in an after hours roster.


  • Certificate IV in Animal Management and /or demonstrated previous experience in animal management
  • Significant experience in a high-pressure customer service environment.
  • Current Driver’s Licence valid in Victoria.
  • Working with Children Check


  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • A real sense of work-life balance
  • Employer-supported study assistance schemes

For further information please contact Gerry Blefari on 0404 010 845.

Applications close: 5pm, 8 December 2019

Please note all applicants must apply online and address the key selection criteria. Late applications will not be accepted.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Applicants for Council positions must be entitled to work in Australia.

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