Animal Handler

South Pacific Sera Ltd

Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand

Part time

Reception/ Support Staff / Others


Aug 16

Working with sheep, this position is based in a small friendly team that has daily production targets with set procedures and protocols to follow. 

Ideally, the preferred applicant will:

  • be fit and strong with good stamina to keep up with the steady pace of work. 
  • Preferably have experience handling animals (sheep), although full training is provided
  • have neat and tidy handwriting and be able to keep accurate, clear records.
  • enjoy working in a rural setting
  • have a ‘can-do’ attitude;
  • fit in well in a small team;
  • follow instructions;
  • be reliable!!
  • have a positive, hardworking, professional, no-nonsense attitude
  • be friendly, with a good sense of humour!
  • hold a current driver’s licence (essential).

This is a permanent part-time position; two days a week (Thursday and Friday), 16+ hours a week for half the year, increasing to three days a week (+Wednesday) over the summer months. 

The position is based at our farm located at Blue Cliffs Station, 20 minutes inland from St Andrews. 

To apply, please send a completed application form and C.V. to

Applications are available from our website

Applicants must be able to work legally in NZ.

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