Animal Shelter Rehoming Administration Officer

at Sutherland Shire Council
Published June 1, 2023
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Animal Shelter Rehoming Administration Officer Sutherland Shire Council location Sydney.

Things We’ll Trust You with the Animal Shelter Operations Unit reunites companion animals to their owners as well as finding companion animals their new ‘fur-ever’ homes. Your work will help to provide animals with a caring, stimulating and hygienic environment to enhance their wellbeing whilst at the shelter. Support and educate our community - Providing exceptional customer service. Apply your office administration experience to ensure compliance with policies, procedures and legislation.

Things You’ll do utilise your strong administrative skills to support Animal Shelter Facility Operations including maintaining accurate current records for animals to include health, wellbeing, and behavioural information where possible.

Bring your amazing communication skills to be the first point of contact for any telephone enquiries from the public for information relevant to the activities of the Animal Shelter. Be a team-player - Share your knowledge of and skills in website and social media to promote the work that we do at the Animal Shelter and the rehoming of animals. Build strong relationships with animal welfare and rescue agencies.

Things You’ll Be Proud of be part of a team of people who are passionate about caring for animals. Work for an organisation which has the community at the heart of all that we do. Promoting responsible pet ownership throughout the community. Reuniting and rehoming companion animals.

The Fine print apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit. Get your application in by: 10:00pm Thursday 15th June 2023. Interview date Interviews will be facilitated week beginning 19th June 2023. Package $55,218 gross p.a. plus superannuation.

Hours of work Temporary full time working 35 hours per week with the option of 19 day month. Work hours span 6:00am to 6:00pm across 5 days (Monday to Friday) to support the operational needs of the Animal Shelter. Position is available for a fixed period of up to two years.

To meet Council's WHS requirements and in accordance with Council's Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication, you will be required to produce evidence as part of the application process. Successful applicants are subject to ID checks, Police Checks, Driving history checks, Functional Assessment, Reference checks, Qualification checks, Working with Children checks and Work Rights verification.