Singleton Council
Animal Facility Attendant

Posted: 08 Feb
Closes: 30 Jun
Singleton, New South Wales


At Singleton Council, our employee promise is simple: ADD VALUE. BE VALUED. 
As an employee of Singleton Council, you will join an engaged, safe, sustainable and performing (ESSP) workforce who work collectively to create community. 

Singleton Council has a long and proud history. From our agricultural foundations to our abundant natural resources, we are more than just New South Wales’ largest producer of coal. Singleton has developed into the economic beating heart of the State and a centre of industry, heritage, tourism and community.

Here at Council, we offer a wide range of services, supporting our community vision to be vibrant, progressive, connected, sustainable and resilient.

We’re committed to providing an environment where everyone has the opportunity to contribute their unique skills and expertise to make a meaningful impact, while also recognising and appreciating your valuable contributions and ensuring you feel valued, supported, and empowered to thrive.



In your role you will contribute to important community outcomes and making a real impact for Singleton. The natural diversity of your role means that every day will be different. Your role will include providing assistance in the day to day running of the Animal Management Facility, ensuring animals are safe and healthy. A typical shift might include providing care including feeding and cleaning of the dogs and cats, undertaking basic ground maintenance and associated record keeping.


  • Animal handling experience
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and autonomously
  • A minimum of Apply First Aid certificate, or willingness to obtain and maintain.

This position is offered on a casual basis. Flexibility will be essential in this role as weeknights, weekends and mid-week leave coverage may all be required. 

Remuneration package for this position is based on Grade 4 of Council's Salary System Protocol which equates to a base salary of $34.25 - $38.52 per hour (including casual loading) plus superannuation.


Your wellbeing benefits include:   

  • Swell Program (Safe + Well at Singleton Council)
  • Health + Wellbeing Leave
  • Fitness Passport
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Annual Flu Vaccinations + Skin Checks 

Your leave benefits include:     

  • Concessional Leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick + Carer’s Leave
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Purchase of Additional Annual Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Domestic + Family Violence Leave
  • Health + Wellbeing Leave

Your development benefits include:   

  • Training Courses + Professional Development
  • Education Assistance
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Emerging Leaders Program
  • 'Grow our Own' Program

Your reward + recognition benefits include:   

  • ESSPecialist Program Awards
  • Service Awards
  • Be Valued Recognition Program


To find out about all the amazing things Singleton Council is doing to add value to our community click here to explore our webpages.

Do you want to be valued at Singleton Council?  Click here to check out our careers page and to see what is on offer.

For further information regarding this role please see the position description.


For a confidential conversation about this exciting opportunity contact Heath Dowling, Senior Ranger on 02 6578 7348

To be eligible for this role you MUST have the Right to Work in Australia.