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Kennel Officer
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: RS/22/200768
  • Published: Fri 17/06/2022, 11:19 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 26/09/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, 12 months contract
  • Salary: Grade: Scale 4, £23,400 - £25,128
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Kennel Officer

Kennel/ Transport Officer

Successful candidates will be responsible for caring and good health of all dogs in Council facilities, initial investigation into complaint and animal related issues to residents


Driving licence

Own transport

Experience of working in kennels environment in all weathers

Experience in handling of aggressive and dangerous dogs

Experience in investigation

Experience in enforcement action

Working knowledge of the Animal Welfare Act

Working knowledge of the Dangerous Dogs Act

Working knowledge for all licensable activities

Ability to work with minimum supervision

Duties: (including but not limited to)

Making sure that dogs are in good health and properly cared for whilst in kennels and being transported

Animal Welfare

Cleanliness of kennels

Awareness of reportable or communicable disease

Transportation of dogs

Dealing with member of the public

Dealing with confrontation

Reporting defect to vehicle and equipment

Work shift pattern, working outside normal hours including evenings and weekend may be necessary.