Local Laws in Animal Care Traineeship

Location: Mansfield

Job posted: March 28, 2024

Closing date: April 25, 2024

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Local Laws in Animal Care Traineeship

  • Entry level opportunity to start an amazing career in local government.
  • Undertake a nationally recognised qualification in conjunction with full time work.
  • Support your community and the animals that live among it.

Are you passionate about animal welfare and intrigued by law enforcement? Look no further! Skillinvest presents a unique opportunity to pursue a Certificate II in Animal Care. Partnering with Mansfield Shire Council, this program offers hands-on experience in animal protection laws and the well-being of animals. As a trainee, you'll work alongside experienced team members, participate in investigations, and contribute to community animal welfare. If you're dedicated, compassionate, and ready to make a difference, apply now for our animal care traineeship and begin a rewarding career journey in local law enforcement.

Duties Include:

  • Obtain and maintain a current knowledge of all relevant Acts and Regulations
  • Assist with the investigation of breaches of the law or local laws and gather evidence.
  • Confidently handle a wide variety of animals and be able to deal with animal euthanasia.
  • Assist with the management of files associated in position.
  • Assist with the review of Council's relevant legislation regarding animal management.


  • Attention to detail and a sound working knowledge to enable the interpretation and enforcement required.
  • Ability to work within a small team as well as broader multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Ability to complete the technical accountabilities and gain experience whilst demonstrating genuine concern for animals and their welfare.
  • Show respect and safety to handling and use of firearms regarding injured animals and wildlife.
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Office along with maintaining administrative electronic record management and customer request systems.

What's Next? If the description above resonates with you and aligns with your career aspirations, we encourage you to take the next step by clicking the "Apply Now" button and attaching your resume and cover letter.

For more information contact Tamara Mallard on 03 8710 6516 for a confidential discussion.

To be considered, candidates must be eligible to work in Australia.

Applications close ASAP

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

To be eligible to receive an Apprenticeship or Traineeship and the government funding, candidates must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia. New Zealand citizens must have resided in Australia for over 6 months to be eligible.

TO APPLY: Written applications including a resume and cover letter to be submitted by clicking apply now.

Skillinvest is an equal opportunity employer

Job Reference: 200002070_1711591765

Consultant Email: recruitment@skillinvest.com.au

Job Types: Permanent

Job Locations: Mansfield

Job Industries: Legal

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