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ANIMAL CARE WORKER

WINGECARRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL

WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500

TEMP, CONTRACT

A better way to live.
A stone's throw from Sydney and Canberra, Wingecarribee Shire boasts the best of urban bustle and rural quiet. It offers that true sense of community, natural beauty, and enviable lifestyle only semirural living can offer. At Council we strive to make it an even better place to live. That's our vision. This is your chance to add to it.

Part time positions including weekdays and weekends
Maximum term contract to 3 March, 2019
35 hours per fortnight, rotating roster

The Organisation

Located in the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW, 1.5 hours south-west of Sydney - Wingecarribee Shire Council is working to create and nurture a vibrant & diverse community in harmony with the urban, agricultural & natural environments of the region.

The Wingecarribee Animal Shelter aims to connect with the community, volunteers, owners and Friends of the Wingecarribee Animal Shelter to provide best practice temporary accommodation and care for companion animals until they are reclaimed or re-homed, contributing to responsible pet ownership throughout the Shire. The Animal Shelter is located just 5 minutes outside the main town of Moss Vale.

The Opportunity

Do you have a passion for encouraging responsible pet ownership and responsible rehoming? Our Animal Care Worker will be involved in all day to day operations of the Shelter.

This part time role will be offered a Maximum Term Contract and salary for the position will be based on skills, experience and qualifications which will range from:

Animal Care Worker - $22.09 per hour to $25.63 per hour plus superannuation

The Candidate

This is a 'fast paced' work environment as the successful applicant you will be multi-skilled and will be required to work as a part of a dedicated and passionate team that is well respected locally for achieving fantastic rehoming results. Certificate II Animal Studies and a driver's licence are essential.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 11 December 2016


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Farming
  • Animal welfare worker
  • Veterinarian
  • Great with Animals
  • Animal Welfare Officer

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