Part Time Weekend Animal Attendant

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SPCA - Gisborne - Gisborne

Weekend Animal Attendant 

Contract: Permanent part-time role

Hours of work: Saturday & Sunday 8.30am - 4.30pm 

Location: SPCA Centre - Gisborne

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.

We are seeking an Animal Attedant to work providing for the physical health and behavioural needs of  our animals at the SPCA Gisborne Centre to ensure that their environment is maintained in a clean and healthy condition.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills, with the ability to handle conflict situations and a friendly and positive attitude.
  • Be a self-motivated team player, who is enthusiastic and passionate about animal welfare.
  • Be a quick thinker who is skilled at multi-tasking
  • 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.
  • 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.

Are you committed to the values of the SPCA? Does this sound like the ideal role for you? If you match the above criteria, please apply now!

Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered.

Applications close Thursday 26th April 2019.

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