School of Veterinary Science
Founded in 1936, the School of Veterinary Science has a rich history and a reputation for graduating self-reliant, independent and highly capable veterinarians with plenty of initiative and drive. The School has high quality facilities at the UQ Gatton Campus, providing the teaching, research and clinical infrastructure and resources to develop its strong reputation as a leading provider of veterinary training, research and clinical care. The School also maintains a small animal hospital and large animal clinic at Dayboro, north-west of Brisbane.
This position is responsible for the care of all Equine Specialist Hospital in-patients (feed, water and bedding), handling and restraint of horses for clinical procedures, as well as the care and maintenance of the stable facilities (stable cleaning, general cleaning) at the Equine Hospital.
Applicants should have completed Year 10 and have a minimum of 2 years' experience in the horse industry, including experience with active horse husbandry and handling. An open driver's licence (Class C) is essential for this position, and a current forklift ticket would be highly desirable.
The perfect candidate for this role must be physically fit, and capable of carrying out duties such as trotting horses, bedding and cleaning stables, providing manual assistance with moving and manipulating anaesthetised horses, and restraint of horses as well as demonstrating care and compassion for hospital patients.
This is a full-time continuing position at HEW Level 1. The base remuneration package will be in the range: $46,599 – $48.665 p.a plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $54,520 to $56,938 p.a.).
Please contact Dr Anne Covill on +61 7 5460 1799 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your interest in this position. To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.
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