SENIOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER: GD476
Closing Date: 27 October 2016 Salary: R173 668.39 – R225 433.91 pa
Grade 12 or equivalent NQF Level 4
Inspectors course – AACL or SPCA
Law Enforcement Certificate
Computer Literate, good report writing skills
Code 08 Drivers Licence
3years work experience
Inspecting and investigating problem area’s
Educating and training public with regards to animal welfare;
Confiscating animals to take to veterinary surgeon for treatment or euthanasia
Prosecuting offenders, involving taking photographs, writing a statement, institute legal proceedings at local police station, attending and testifying in court cases
Instruct guides and train general public with regards to feeding, hygiene, inoculation, housing, sterilization and general living conditions of animals at school level by means of photo displays, lectures and videos to teach them the correct way to look after animals and to prevent unhygienic conditions and the spreading of contagious diseases and overpopulation.
Train and assists upcoming farmers w.r.t basic animal husbandry farming methods, involving feeding, diseases and treatment, accommodation, hygiene, breeding and inoculation to farm more effectively.
Co-operates with Nature Conservation and Sea Fisheries with regards to wildlife care, involving transfer of oil-polluted seabirds to San cub and wildlife to the Wild care Unit in Somerset West to remove, protect and save sea- and wildlife.
Inspections to abattoir to monitor prescribed humane slaughtering methods and dog parlours and private kennel facilities to ensure compliance with hygiene, equipment and feeding and general conditions and prescribe regulations with regards to structures.
Performs vector control involving prevention and control of contagious diseases e.g. mange, rabies etc. in conjunction with State Veterinary Services, prevention of flea and tick infestation to ensure a healthy environment.
Compiling weekly and monthly statistics to be submitted to the Protection Services Manager
Providing guidelines/ guidance to personnel on the application of procedures.
Implementing remedial measures/ corrective action to align performance and output against agreed standards.
Appraising performance levels, setting objectives and measuring accomplishment or establishing reasons for non-conformance
Instituting disciplinary action for non-conformance and serious breaches to terms and conditions of employment/codes of conduct