Company Veterinarian

Waikato, New Zealand

Full time

Veterinary Surgeons

May 21

This job is no longer accepting applications.

We have an opportunity for a Company Veterinarian to join our team at Bromley Park Hatcheries. Bromley Park Hatcheries produces and sells quality layer and meat day old chicks. 

The position would ideally suit a veterinarian with some exposure to the poultry industry; however, we would consider a new graduate or a veterinarian with regulatory experience looking for a more applied challenge for the role, as technical support and training will be available for the right candidate.

This full-time role is based at Tuakau and also supports our operations at Ohoka in the South Island, working closely with our management team and farm managers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Facilitate a programme of flock health monitoring through serological, microbiological, molecular and gross pathological testing and examination
  • Ensure that testing and inspection of supply flocks meets Overseas Market Access requirements and complies with the MPI Export Code of Practice
  • Monitor vaccination programmes and ensure appropriate blood testing is in place to meet compliance standards
  • Support production initiatives and operations by gathering information from farms on care, conditions, performance and action of birds
  • Visit farms and customers to advise on the health and wellbeing of flocks; advise on treatment of any conditions diagnosed
  • Provide Veterinary support for layer, breeder and broiler customers
  • Ensure Biosecurity, Quality, Standard Operating Procedures and Health and Safety requirements are being followed
  • Monitor animal welfare within the company to ensure compliance with Animal Welfare Codes
  • Attend meetings of the Poultry Association of NZ Veterinary Technical Committee 

Key requirements:

  • Current NZ Veterinary Practicing Certificate
  • Familiarity with the NZ regulatory environment preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A strong team focus
  • A commercial mindset
  • Results and quality driven
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel

To be considered for this role please submit your CV and a covering letter via the link below.

Due to our biosecurity policy, we are unable to accept applications from anyone who has chicken/birds/pigs at their place of residence.

 You must have the right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

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