Assistant Animal Care Technician

University of Otago

Otago, New Zealand

Full time

Reception/ Support Staff / Other

Mar 15

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The role - Te mahi

Are you looking for a varied and exciting career where no two days are the same?

We are looking for an Assistant Animal Care Technician to help within our Facilities.

Duties are varied and involve:

  • Providing daily animal husbandry and care for a range of animals.
  • Maintaining and managing breeding colonies of animals under conventional and specific pathogen free conditions.
  • Assistance with large animals.
  • Cage sanitisation and operation of autoclaves.

Movement between several facilities may be required.

Skills and experience - Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

  • A Veterinary Care qualification or equivalent experience is required.
  • An interest in caring for and working with animals is essential.
  • Must have good computer skills.
  • Experience of working in Animal Sciences, Veterinary Clinics or any form of Animal Care is preferred.

Further details - Pūroko

This a permanent, full-time position.

Weekend and Statutory holiday work will be required on a rostered basis.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Application - Tono

To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2200359 will close on Tuesday, 05 April 2022.


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Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.

E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.

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