Animal Welfare Officer
Enforce law and educate public on prevention of cruelty to animals.
- Investigate complaints of animal cruelty
- Rescue animals that have been treated badly
- Undertake inspections of properties and commercial operations
- Educate people about the proper treatment of animals
- Prepare cases for court hearings
- Care and treat neglected animals
- Re-home animals once they have recovered
- like working with animals
- communication skills
- ability to work alone or as part of a team
Explore a career as an Animal Welfare Officer here.
A Certificate II or III, or at least 1 year of relevant experience, is usually needed to work in this job. Around one in three workers have a university degree. Even with a qualification, sometimes experience or on-the-job training is necessary. Registration or licensing may be required.
VET Course Providers:
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
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