Grounds Person at Equine Veterinary Hospital
Veterinary Associates Equine & Farm Karaka is seeking applicants for a seasonal, part or full-time grounds person/yard staff position. This is an opportunity to work with a large dedicated team offering a full-service equine ambulatory and referral hospital service. For the right applicant, there may be an opportunity for the position to become permanent.
We require a motivated, reliable person who can care for our hospital and patients at the highest level. The period of employment is August 1st 2021- March 1st 2022.
The role includes:
Mucking out of yards and stables
General outdoor and indoor cleaning
Feeding of horses
Greeting clients/ patients
Horse handling, and assisting nurses and vets with procedures
Aiding in the loading and unloading of horses
Sheep pen cleaning, feeding and care
Skills and experience:
A passion for horses and their care
Be confident and experienced around horses -having worked with a variety of horses (young horses foals, racehorses etc an advantage).
Have an eye for detail
Hard working, show initiative and work efficiently
Good communication skills, and be a motivated team player
Veterinary Associates Equine
Veterinary Associates is an equine general and referral practice located in Karaka, New Zealand with a satellite practice in Kumeu, West Auckland. The practice is heavily involved in all types of equine pursuits and has a large surgical, medical, sports medicine and reproductive caseload.The work environment is attractive; our custom-built hospital is well equipped with the latest equine medical technology. This includes a fully equipped surgical suite, dynamic endoscopy, digital radiography, ultrasonography, dentistry gear, regenerative therapies including an in-house stem cell culture laboratory, and an in-house diagnostic laboratory. Karaka is a lovely rural community located just thirty minutes from Auckland’s central business district.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
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