Seasonal Veterinary Surgeon

Aquis Farm
Published
May 9, 2019
Location
Canungra
Category
Other  
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
Queensland

Description

Aquis Farm, is seeking applications for the following full-time seasonal positions to commence in early/mid-August 2019:

Veterinary Surgeon – Equine Breeding at both Canungra QLD & Murrurundi NSW

Duties will include:

  • Reproductive examination for breeding
  • Pre-Breeding laboratory sample collection and interpretation
  • Antenatal examinations of broodmares, specifically ultrasound examination of mare's placenta and fetal well being
  • Post-natal examinations and care of broodmares
  • Newborn foal examinations and insurances
  • Stallion fertility and health examinations and insurances
  • Yearling radiography
  • Yearling upper airway endoscopy
  • Foaling down mares (100+) and primary emergency responder for foaling emergencies
  • First opinion caseloads that include minor surgical procedures, medical illnesses and emergencies, and basic animal husbandry issues.

Essential Criteria

  • Veterinary Degree
  • Registration with either Queensland or New South Wales Veterinary Board
  • A minimum of two years’ experience of equine breeding
  • Knowledge and experience specific to thoroughbreds
  • Knowledge of safe operation of all equipment and use of personal protective equipment
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety obligations and demonstrated skills in safe operation of equipment relevant to breeding horses

The salary will be above award and based on your skills and experience in the range of $100,000 to $120,000. Accommodation may also be offered on the farm at Murrurundi NSW or Canungra QLD.

Please e-mail a cover letter and detailed CV plus two referees’ name and contact numbers via email to employment@aquisfarm.com

 

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