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ISPCA Animal Welfare Inspector (Munster Region)

 As a result of on-going development, the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) is recruiting for two Inspectorate positions as follows:

This is an exciting opportunity to work at the cutting edge of proactive animal welfare in the Munster area. The successful candidate will be based in County Limerick, Waterford or South Tipperary and both posts will be initially offered on a two year contract basis.

Essential skills:

  • Good basic level of education, ideally a third level qualification in a related discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Evaluation and assessment skills 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Tact and diplomacy skills
  • Proof of ability to swim
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative
  • Ability and willingness to represent the Society in the media
  • Full, current driving licence


  • Knowledge of animal welfare issues 
  • Knowledge of legislation 
  • Animal handling skills, particularly canine, equine and feline
  • Experience in conflict resolution

Candidates should apply by emailing a current CV with a covering letter in confidence to  Click here to download job description is available for download. Please outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the person specification for this role.  Alternatively applications can be posted to the ISPCA National Animal Centre, Derryglogher, Keenagh, Co. Longford.  Please mark envelope private & confidential quoting Ref:  INSP0515.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 3rd July 2015