Wellington SPCA is recruiting an energetic and engaging person to support its education and community engagement programmes. As Education Support, you will help Wellington SPCA achieve its mission by helping to deliver animal based educational programmes while building positive relationships within our community in the process.
The ideal candidate for this position you will previous experience working with both animals and children, the ability to communicate clearly, strong time management skills, a positive attitude, as well as the ability to analyse situations and develop appropriate solutions to challenges that arise. Applicants must not have pending or current criminal convictions and must hold and maintain a current full New Zealand drivers license.
As Education Support, it will be your responsibility to help with:
The role is intended to support members of the education team in delivering programmes, maximising the usage of available room capacity, generating as much income as possible and freeing up the education team to deliver more programmes.
This position is a casual position that will include on-call work based on the demand for the service.
Applicants must have a current and clean driver license and undergo a criminal background check.
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Applications close 26 July 2017 at 3 pm.
Wellington SPCA has been standing up for animal welfare in the region since 1884. As the second largest SPCA in New Zealand, we look after over 5,500 animals in the greater Wellington region each year, and respond to some 1,050 animal cruelty complaints.
We have an exciting opportunity for a customer service representative to support our team. The Customer Support Team attends to general enquiries, welfare complaints, donation and support enquiries, clients of the veterinary practice, people coming in to adopt animals, visitors and event attendees. This team also plays a key role in managing the acceptance and admittance of animals into Wellington SPCA's care.
As a Customer Service Representative, you will be the first point of contact for anyone approaching the organisation, either in person or over the phone. Every interaction counts, so we are looking for someone with exceptional interpersonal skills who is quick on the uptake and emotionally resilient.
Due to the diverse nature of this role, you will need to be adaptable and enthusiastic as well as being quick at gathering and analysing information. You are also comfortable with learning and finding your way around various computer programmes.
You will have previous experience in a relevant customer service role along with a friendly and professional manner and the ability to calmly and effectively handle difficult situations. You will need good problem solving skills and be able to use your initiative to perform a variety of tasks to a high standard. A great sense of humour is also a must.
To ensure that all visitors and calls are handled in a consistent manner our Customer Support Representatives work rostered shifts between 8am and 7pm including weekends, so you will need to be flexible with your time.
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Applications close 28 June 2017 at 3 pm.
Every day our Animal Welfare Inspectors investigate animal welfare complaints, enforcing the Animal Welfare Act, prosecuting offenders, responding to emergency welfare cases and providing community education across the Greater Wellington region.
We are recruiting for an energetic and experienced person to support this team assisting with the routine duties to free up our Animal Welfare Inspectors to attend to priority compliance activities. In doing so the, Field Support role will attend to routine duties as well as provide emergency response to non-compliance incidents after hours on a roster based system. This includes transporting animals (including those sick and injured) as well as stock, to and from SPCA facilities, councils, veterinary clinics, the desexing caravan, or any other locations.
Some after hours and weekend work is required and the role operates a significant amount of time driving throughout the wider Wellington region. The role will also assist in other operational support roles including assisting Animal Welfare Inspectors from time to time, as well as supporting disaster preparedness and response activities.
While this role is predominately based out of the Newtown Animal Centre, there is a requirement to be able to be based out of other centres as necessary.
Applicants must not have pending or current criminal convictions and must hold and maintain a current full New Zealand driver’s licence and be able to drive both manual and automatic vehicles.
This is a 40 hour per week role, which includes weekend work and on call nights on a rostered basis.
To be successful in this position you will:
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Applications close Thursday 6 July 2017 at 3 pm.