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Animal Attendant/ Canine Carer

Advertiser: Boutique Pet Retreat Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
10 Jan 2019
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare

Boutique Pet Retreat is an established boarding facility for dogs. With 12 years in the industry, we offer a high end pet care service to Sydney and it's surrounds. There is now an exciting opportunity to be a part of the next growth chapter. A full time position is being offered to the candidate who shows not only a passion for our four legged friends, but who is also is capable of liaising with our important clients. You'll use your strong communication skills and proven customer service experience to form relationships with our partnering Vet Clinics. We are located in North Richmond NSW where you'll be working in a rural setting. But you'll mostly start and finish your day on Sydney's lower North Shore. An understanding of animal husbandry and behavior is essential as reporting on health and behavior is required. This is a physically demanding and hands on role, so don't be afraid to get them dirty! Being able to follow direction with the ability to work independently is essential. A sound emotional maturity plus initiative and motivation will see you succeed in this role. The successful candidate will have the potential for future career development.

POSITION:          Full Time Animal Attendant

REQUIRED:        Minimum 2 years experience in animal handling AND/ OR Vet nursing certificate AND/ OR dog training qualifications, ability to drive a manual car

ROLE:                  The role will involve general day to day handling of animals. Cleaning and maintenance of their enviroment. Transfering to and from Vet Clinics. Promoting and educating the business to the clinic teams and relevant local businesses. Sourcing new business. Daily reporting of all residing dogs

SALARY: Above award wage is being offered + car + phone + bonuses


CONTACT: Rachel Turner

APPLICATIONS: CLOSE 1st February 2019.

Make sure to include a cover letter detailing why I should choose you! Including how would you carry out day to day care for the boarding dogs. Plus a mock report detailing how you would identify behavior and medical issues.

Please also include: Personal police report check

Confirmation of a current Australian driver's license, and clean driving record

Minimum of x3 phone references

Ability to be flexible with work hours and roster schedules including weekends and public holidays.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have customer service experience?
  • Have you completed a qualification in veterinary nursing?

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