Animal Control officer recognised for his years of service
Tararua District Council, Animal Control Officer, Kevin Jensen, was officially recognised for his years of service to animal control, at the recent New Zealand Institute of Animal Management (NZIAM) National Conference in Wellington.
A valued member of staff at Tararua District Council, Kevin received his medal for 14 years’ service. Formerly from Horowhenua, where he was an animal control officer for 11 years, Kevin moved to Tararua three years ago and took on his current role as team leader of animal control for Tararua District Council, a job he says he loves.
Fellow worker and animal control officer, Elaine Vermeer says Kevin is someone who is dedicated to his job, which at times can be very busy and stressful.
“I’ve learnt a lot from Kevin since I began working with him, he’s hardworking, down to earth and loves animals, plus he’s got a great sense of humour,” says Elaine.
Craig Lunn, Tararua District Council, Manager Regulatory Services says Kevin absolutely loves dogs and is passionate about working with dog owners to improve public safety”. “It’s great to see Kevin recognised by his institute for his long and dedicated service to the community,” he said.