Disbudding Assistant – Aorangi Vets Geraldine

Disbudding Assistant – Aorangi Vets Geraldine

Listed: Jun 22, 2022
Permanent – full-time
Closing: Jul 22, 2022
Canterbury / Timaru
Farming, animals & conservation

Are you looking for work in the outdoors, with farm animals, great people, and a knowledgeable, fun, and supportive team?

About the role

Aorangi Veterinary Services is looking for ‘can-do’ people to help with disbudding this season. In this fixed term role, we teach you to work as a veterinary technician with our friendly, fun, and experienced fulltime team.

What to expect from us

Hours can be flexible up to 40 hours per week, on a fixed term contract, Monday to Friday.

We provide a training day in late July, then shifts from early August through to the end of November.

Our on-farm team is passionate about large animal veterinary care, and guarantee you days filled with laughter, hard work, and some sort of cake.

What we would expect from you

If you don’t mind getting your hands dirty, and have the following essential qualities, please get in touch:

  • rural technician qualification (preferred but not essential)

  • sense of humour

  • physically fit, with good large animal handling skills

  • previous experience in a veterinary or farming environment

  • ability to multi-task

  • remain calm under pressure

  • detail-oriented

  • good communicator

  • can work well with the team, and independently

Previous disbudding experience would be desirable, however full training will be given.


Please apply through Seek.


Please make sure you tell us

  1. why you want to do this kind of work,

  2. why you would like to work in the Geraldine area, and

  3. what skills or experience you have specific for this role.

If you would like to talk about the role before applying, please contact Fleur Chapple, Head Technician, Aorangi Vets (03)6931163 www.aorangivet.co.nz