Job Vacancy 18/63 – Compliance and Investigations Officer (Temporary)

Burdekin Shire Council is seeking applications for a Compliance and Investigations Officer. This is a temporary position for a period of up to 12 months.

The Position

The key responsibilities include:

  • Undertake compliance activities including inspections, patrols, investigations to identify breaches of Council’s Local Laws and the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act, including seizure and impounding of animals.
  • Gather evidence for further enforcement action, including interviewing alleged offenders and preparing statements; taking and storing photographic evidence and collection and storage of physical evidence.
  • Investigate customer requests and take enforcement action where necessary.
  • Investigate, enforce and prepare evidence for prosecution on matters relating to the enforcement of the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008.

The Person

The successful applicant will possess the following attributes at a minimum:

  • Demonstrated high-level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work in a high conflict area.
  • Sound computer skills with the demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new technology and software.
  • Demonstrated experience, in legislation enforcement including issuing notices and obtaining and executing warrants.
  • Demonstrated animal management skills including understanding and assessing dangerous behaviour and capture techniques.
  • Possession of a current Queensland “C” class driver’s licence for manual vehicles.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($78,447pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 18/63 – Compliance and Investigations Officer (Temporary) should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current resume
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria found in the Position Description

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods:

Applications close on Monday, 19 November 2018 at 5.00pm. Word or PDF format is preferable.

For further information contact Linda Govan – Coordinator Environment and Health on (07) 4783 9800.

Download the Application Package

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