Employment

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 position

The 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 part time role (3 days per week) 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
  • Experience working in a shelter or pound environment is desirable
  • Demonstrate business acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small team

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 AWLSA
  • 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 AWLSA’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 AWLSA 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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