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Full time vet/animal minder/zoo keeper needed for our farmstay

Advertiser: THE WOODS FARMMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 Jul 2020
Location
Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Salary
$50,000 - $54,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare

We are looking for someone dynamic, hard working and positive to come and join our team at The Woods Farm as our full time animal expert! To apply please email your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be good for this role and why you would like to work at the Woods Farm.

We have goats, alpacas, chicken, horses, ponies, cows, and we would like to increase our range of animals and build our entire animal experience for our guests and for our resident animals. 

The role would include all aspects to do with animal welfare and management. 

This role is a new position that we are looking to build as we increase our animals on site and the farm experience for guests. We would also like to build a small kangaroo sanctuary where we can take in injured kangaroos and wildlife and you would be entirely responsible for the set up and management of this facility. 

All our guests are welcome to take part in animal feeding and tours and you would be responsible for conducting this daily and making it a unique and fun experience for all. 

We would also like to introduce more interactive animal experiences such as milking goats, collecting fresh honey, pony rides, horse rides etc. This is something you would be responsible for creating and managing including animal healthy and safety, guest health and safety, the presentation and experience and the management of the whole operation. 

We are a small business and not always fully booked. As such your role would include other farm hand and grounds duties as part of our team including grounds work to ensure the property is always presentable, working with our team on projects, gardening, guest services or events as needed and generally being an all rounder and team player to assist and help where needed. 

This is an incredible opportunity for the right person to join our team and help us create something unique and incredible for all our guests, visitors and animals!

You must be qualified and experienced in dealing with animals of all kinds. You must have a friendly and personable attitude and able to interact with guests in a hospitality setting. 

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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