Situation Vacant – Animal Handler

Situation Vacant – Animal Handler

Listed: Jan 12, 2022
Contract – part-time
Closing: Feb 11, 2022
Otago / Central Otago
Farming, animals & conservation

Genetic Gains Ltd. specializes in providing quality animal breeding services to stud sheep breeders including ram semen collection, processing, storage, marketing and distribution. We are seeking an Animal Handler to work at our AB Centre in Earnscleugh Road, Alexandra for the 2022 sheep breeding season.

This interesting and responsible job is part time during the sheep breeding season, February to May involving an average of 5 hours per day, 5 days per week (with the exclusion of public holidays).

The Animal Handler is responsible for training the very valuable rams for semen collection as well as following animal health protocols, applying and recording any treatments and managing all the stock on the Centre. We are looking for an interested person who has experience in handling rams in a quiet and relaxed manner, a strong empathy for animals and lots of patience with shy rams! Quick reflexes and manual dexterity are also required!

Please apply in writing, including two referees to:

Julia Aspinall
Genetic Gains Ltd
Cell 0274 320 285

Applications close on Sunday 16th January 2022