Yard Keeper Position

Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre

Waikato, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Aug 3

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We are looking for a full-time new yard keeper to ensure the smooth running of clients coming into the practice and ensuring our clinic is presented to a high standard.

The Role:

You will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds with a priority of ensuring our patients' boxes are mucked out and looking presentable throughout the day.

This includes the following:

*Mucking out boxes and yards

*Lawn mowing

*Weed spraying

*Water blasting


*Greeting clients/admitting patients


*Horse handling/holding for vet and nursing staff occasionally.

Skills and Experience:

*A confident, motivated individual with great communication and interpersonal skills.

*High attention to detail.

*Physically fit with the ability and experience in handling a variety of horses (foals, racehorses, yearlings, Sporthorses, ponies, etc.).

*A passion for horses and their care.

*A hard-working, diligent, and reliable person who can take initiative and work effectively.

*Capability to work in a fast-paced environment with multitasking skills.

About Us:

Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre is a full-service equine clinic located in the heart of Waikato. With our state-of-the-art facility and highly experienced team, we cater to all equine athletes and leisure horses with eleven veterinarians, eleven nurses, and eight office staff. We enjoy working as a team and providing the best possible service and care to our patients.

Working with us:

This role gives you the opportunity to work together with a group of highly professional, passionate, and skilled colleagues in a fun working environment. We are exceptionally proud of our clinic, and our ideal candidate will be proud to work with us, and therefore help us to ensure the practice and its equine patients are beautifully cared for.

If you feel this is something that you would be interested in, please send your cv and cover letter to mailto:gen@wevc.co.nz

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