Devonport Animal Care Centre Manager – RSPCA

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  • Posted:
    7 days ago
  • Category:
    Administration & Office
  • Deadline:
    May 25, 2018

RSPCA Tasmania is recruiting for the role of Animal Care Centre Manager at our Devonport Animal Care Centre

This is a full time position based in Spreyton.

About the role:

The role of Animal Care Centre Manager is responsible for the leadership and management of the operational activities of the Devonport Animal Care Centre and is a key member of the senior management team of RSPCA Tasmania.

The role exercises professional knowledge and judgement and operates with a high degree of independence within their range of qualifications and experience. The role is expected to make sound decisions that make a significant contribution to the achievement of the organisation’s goals and objectives.

It is expected that the successful person will display high levels of compassion and interest in animals and their care givers, with the overarching goal to ensure that excellent animal welfare outcomes are achieved

Knowledge, Skills and Experience (selection criteria):

  • Well-developed management and leadership skills including the proven ability to successfully plan and implement agreed outcomes (Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and make sound decisions).
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of animal welfare and animal care principles and practices; and the proven ability to implement operational policies and procedures to ensure best practice standards of care of animals.
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of financial management principles and practical applications.
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of human resource management with a demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to compliance with, all aspects of workplace safety legislation.
  • High levels of interpersonal and communication skills including well-developed negotiation and influencing skills and a proven ability to work autonomously.
  • Unrestricted Driver’s License valid in the State of Tasmania (Essential)

RSPCA Tasmania as an employer:

RSPCA Tasmania is a progressive employer that acknowledges an organisation cannot be any greater than the people who comprise it, and lead it. Our culture is key to ensuring that we can continue to lead the way in animal welfare through innovation and by acknowledging that our talented employees are key to our success. At RSPCA Tasmania, our mission is simple, but powerful:

Helping Animals | Enlightening People | Changing Lives

Position Description:

For a full position description, including selection criteria please visit .

How to apply:

Applications, consisting of a covering letter, resume and statement addressing the selection criteria should be submitted to Charles Courtney, Administration Manager RSPCA Tasmania via email to no later than 12 noon on Friday 25 May 2018.


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