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The Animal Welfare League of South Australia Inc (AWL) is an animal welfare and care provider recognised for the provision and development of services for animals in need.

Established in 1964, the AWL operate the state's largest animal shelter, re-homing, and reuniting up to 12,000 lost, surrendered and abandoned animals per year.

Veterinarian (part time/full time)

Are you looking for a job that brings great personal satisfaction? Where you will know you are making a difference?

Would you like to work within a large team of passionate and dedicated people?

Where you have a large surgical case-load every day (except most Fridays!) And your standard hours are weekdays 8am - 4 pm, with little in the way of weekend commitments.

Perhaps you should consider the field of Shelter Medicine? This developing field is now recognised as a board certified specialty in the USA and could be just what you are looking for.

The AWL veterinarian will work closely with the veterinary team, Animal Welfare Manager and the Animal Welfare Sub-Committee to ensure that AWL remains at the forefront of providing innovative and quality services to the animals in our care.

This role will suit someone who is flexible, energetic, intuitive and motivated with the following skills and experience -

  • Current registration with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia
  • Demonstrated commitment and understanding of issues relating to animal welfare
  • Passion for making a difference to the lives of animals
  • Experience working in a shelter or pound environment is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small team
  • A driven and solutions focused team player

Please address your application to the AWLSA People, Culture & Safety Manager and post or email to:

Post:             PO Box 1525 Port Adelaide 5015

Email:           employment@awlsa.com.au

Applications for this position must address the essential criteria of the job description and be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV.

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Cremations Officer

Casual Positions Available

We are looking for a dynamic and team-orientated people to work in our Cremations department on a casual basis. The successful applicant will be given on-the-job training.

Reporting to the Team Leader, the Cremations Officer will:

  • Provide a collection/delivery service of animals and goods as directed by the Team Leader on a timely and efficient basis
  • Ensure transfer of animals and urns complies with best-practise methods at all times
  • Provide compassionate interaction with the general public at all times
  • Ensure that contact with the public and customers is carried out in a respectful and courteous manner at all times
  • Assist with face to face and telephone enquiries
  • Assist with day to day administrative functions as required
  • Assist in the collection of deceased bequests to the AWL
  • Operate the crematorium ovens as required and in line with regulations and policy
  • Assist with the filling of pet urns as directed
  • Ensure all monies received for services rendered is receipted, documented and accounted for
  • Ensure that the AWL’s vehicles are maintained and used in an appropriate manner
  • Be willing to work rotating morning and afternoon shifts

Please address your application to the AWL People, Culture & Safety Manager and post or email.

Post:             PO Box 1525 Port Adelaide 5015

Email:           employment@awlsa.com.au

Applications for the Cremations Officer positions must address the essential criteria of the job description and be accompanied by a covering letter and current CV.

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