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Part Time - Dog Warden

This vacancy is: Permanent part time

Salary: £18,795 to £19,171 per annum pro rata

Location: Council Offices

Closing Date: Friday 7th August 2020

Reference No: CE130
Scale 3 (scp 5-6) £18,795 to £19,171 per annum pro rata
18.5 Hours Per Week
Work Pattern – 2.5 days per week – Monday and Tuesday all
day, Wednesday morning

This is an opportunity to join the Council’s Dog Warden Service within the Environmental Health Section.  You will encourage and educate people to meet their responsibilities as dog owners, ensuring high standards of legal compliance, through an enforcement presence where necessary.


The work will include catching and transporting stray dogs, as well as investigating dog related complaints including straying, nuisance, fouling and dog on dog attacks.  You need to be aware that a significant part of the role involves emptying dog waste bins across the borough.


You will be able to demonstrate a passion for working with dogs, as well as possessing excellent communication skills, and have a willingness to learn and develop new skills.  You will also demonstrate maturity and be adaptable to work in a small team.  You must be able to work on your own using your initiative to resolve problems and issues as they arise.  You will need to be flexible in your approach to work.


For an informal discussion and more information call Ken Robinson, Temporary Head of Environmental Health Services on 01200 414466.


Government guidance on working safely is being followed at the Council’s Salthill Depot and Council’s Offices.

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 7th August 2020
Interviews will be held on:  Tuesday, 18th August 2020

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Ribble Valley Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.