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ISPCA Animal Welfare Inspector (Leinster Region)

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) is recruiting an animal welfare inspector for the Leinster region area.

This is an exciting opportunity to work at the cutting edge of proactive animal welfare in the Leinster area. The successful candidate is likely to be based in County Kildare, Laois or  the Offaly area.  The role 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 outlining how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the person specification for this role, in confidence to  Click here to download job description. 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 10th July 2015