Administrative Officer – Animal Health Job in Douglas at isle of man government –

About the role and our team

Join our team as an Administrative Officer in the Animal Health Team within the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture!

You will be responsible for providing administrative support in a number of areas including the promotion of animal health and welfare, the control of imports and exports and the monitoring and enforcing of compliance with legislation. You will also be responsible for the running of the day to day administrative functions of the Animal Health Team, including the Cattle Passport Centre.

Some of the main duties of this role are:
Answering telephone enquiries regarding all aspects of Agriculture

Co-ordinating inspection visits for Boarding, Breeding and Riding Establishments and issue licences on completion

Collating and managing data and test results, reporting any anomalies

Attaining and maintaining conversancy with the Bovine Identification Tracing System

It is important to possess excellent computer skills and have the ability to deal confidently with external organisations and members of the public. You will also need to have a flexible approach to work as out of hours work will be required in times of national disease outbreak.

You will be joining a small friendly team based at Thie Slieau Whallian in St John’s.

What can this role offer me?

If working flexibly is important to you, you’ll be happy to know we operate a flexi-time system making it easier to reclaim any additional hours worked and to fit your other commitments around your work life.

You can also take advantage of the excellent opportunities we provide for personal and professional development. This includes access to all the great courses the Isle of Man Government offer through LEAD, our Learning, Education and Development Service.

To find out more about the benefits you can enjoy by working with us, download our benefits guide from the bottom of the advert.

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, or alternatively contact Niamh Stringer on 01624 685843.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at [email protected]

Additional information

Free parking is available at Thie Slieau Whallian & the Sawmill

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.

We support flexible working and equality, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment

The Isle of Man Public Service is committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion. We understand how a wide range of views and experiences can benefit us as we work together for the Isle of Man. We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and would encourage you to apply.

The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at hr.gov.im/careers

About the Company

Company: isle of man government –

Company Location:  Douglas

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