EQUINE TECHNICIAN - casual position

South Wairarapa Veterinary Services

Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Sep 27

This job is no longer accepting applications.


EQUINE TECHNICIAN - casual position

Join our dynamic team today!

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic equine tech to join our progressive practice.

This role would suit a person with confident horse handling skills. It is important to have solid equine knowledge and excellent interpersonal skills to join our equine team. Responsibilities would include caring for horses in clinic, travelling on calls with the equine vets, hospital maintenance, running lab samples, answering phones, and stock management. This is a casual position and includes some weekdays and weekends.

You will

  • Work with experienced, energetic, and motivated colleagues.
  • Be part of a team offering the highest level of clinical expertise and service to clients and horses.
  • Progress in an environment providing a high level of care and service.
  • Be working with a supportive team of equine vets and techs. We promote collegiality and ensure our techs have support in their roles. We value our people and our culture.
  • On the job training will be given.

South Wairarapa Vets offers

  • This is a job opportunity working in a friendly, skilled team environment.
  • We have equine hospital facilities, mare and foal crush, stables, yards, and paddocks.
  • We have a team of skilled veterinary nurses and equine technicians working closely with our equine vets both in the clinic and out in the field.
  • Whilst candidates with vet tech or vet nurse qualifications are preferred all candidates will be considered.

Please send your CV and cover letter to Dinah Cox, HR Manager mailto:dinah.cox@swvets.co.nz

or phone Dinah on 0273425326.

The start date is now or negotiable. We look forward to receiving your application.

Closing date for these applications – 11th October 2021

Our mission statement - South Wairarapa Veterinary Services are a caring team of veterinary professionals focused on excellent client service. We support lifelong learning with collegial support to strengthen and grow both individuals and the business. We strive for a vibrant and fun workplace.

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