Dog Warden

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/11/2023 22:59
£26,873 - £28,770 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Environmental Health / Trading Standards / Licensing
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Number of posts:
1 post
Closing date:
22 Nov
Further Information
About the Job

We are recruiting a full time (37 hours per week) Dog Warden to work in the Environmental Protection Service based at the Civic Centre and working across our city in local communities.

The annual salary range is £26,873 to £28,770

About Us

We work hard to make Newcastle a great place in which to live, work, and visit. As a unitary authority, we are responsible for providing all local government services within the city, including social services, waste management, housing, and education. We are committed to making our residents’ lives happier and healthier.

You will be part of the diverse, talented, and resourceful teams that are striving to deliver our ambitions for our great city. If you are just as passionate and committed as us to making a difference to Newcastle and our people, join us and make a real difference.

Our colleagues are committed to our values of proud, fair, and ambitious which are at the centre of everything we do.

The Job

Do you want to make a difference to the environment in our local communities and enjoy working outside?

Do you have dog handling experience are highly motivated to join our environmental protection service?

Do you enjoy having the flexibility to manage your own workload?

The Candidate

Our dog warden carries out advisory, enforcement and technical duties to promote responsible dog ownership and apply dog control legislation. This includes the collection of stray dogs, liaison with the police, contractors and partners, maintaining statutory records and enforcing dog control law.

You must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team, be confident in handling stray dogs in a variety of situations and be physically able to cope with the manual handling and outdoor nature of the job.

You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with a good ICT skills using a variety of Microsoft packages.

A full valid driving licence is essential to undertake the job role using a Council vehicle.

Further Information and Applying

See the supporting documents for the full job description and other important information about working with us.

Contact Roy Harris, Team Manager at psr@newcastle.gov.uk or telephone 0191 2116131 for more information about this job.

The closing date for all applications is Wednesday 22 November 2023, and interviews will be held at Newcastle Civic Centre on Thursday 7 December 2023.

If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions. Standard DBS.

 As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.