Field Officer & Community Support

Listed 9 days Ago

Contract: Permanent, Full TIme

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, Tuesday to Saturday

Location: SPCA Rotorua Centre

The Field Officer/Community Support role is responsible for serving our local communities, including local SPCA centres, veterinary clinics and animals in need. This role involves the transportation and care of animals. 

What we can offer you

· Make an actual difference for New Zealand’s animals

· Work with highly passionate people

· Varied, busy work helping animals in the community

· Great “purrks”! Including a paid day off for your birthday    

What we need from you 

Our ideal candidate will:

· Have excellent communication and customer service skills, with the ability to handle conflict situations and a friendly and positive attitude.

· Have previous experience working in a similar role

· Have practical animal-handling experience and knowledge.

· Have a flexible approach to the hours of work, and be able to prioritise and effectively manage workloads.

· Have excellent computer skills.

· Have the ability to remain calm and make decisions under pressure.

· Have excellent driving skills, and be comfortable driving long distances.

· Have the ability to work both autonomously, and under direction.

· Demonstrate empathy and resilience

· Have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and must have a love for working with both people and animals.

Who we are

SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1872. To find out more about us, go here

Does this sound like the ideal role for you? If you match the above criteria, please apply now! Applications without a cover letter stating why you feel you are suited to this role, will NOT be considered.