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Save A Horse

Sanctuary Caretaker

  • Tarampa, Queensland, Australia
  • On Application/ See Job Ad
  • Casual

Job Description

We have a vacancy for a  Sanctuary Manager at our sanctuary in Tarampa starting from 12 April 2017.
This is a live-in position, you receive rent and utilities in exchange for caring for the horses on weekends and covering any holidays/sick leave of staff.  Please note – unfortunately we are unable to accommodate children under 16.
 Please read the requirements below and complete the application if you are suitably qualified.
 Accommodation:  3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house  including pool (rent and utility free).  There is room for one horse.  Pets on application.
 Location:  Tarampa, Queensland
 Hours:  Weekends, Public Holidays and days when staff are sick or on leave.
 Duties:
Feeding and caring for horses – assisting with feed shifts – approx 2 hours morning and night;
Must be present on the property overnight, every night;
Maintaining the property as required;
Supervising and managing volunteers when required;
Assisting with vet, farrier and specialist appointments when required.
 Requirements:
Must be experienced with handling horses;
Must hold a current drivers license;
Must be well organised, hard working, dedicated, able to take instructions well and have excellent time management skills;
Must be clean and tidy;
Must be fit, reliable and dedicated.
 APPLICATIONS CLOSE:  11 March 2017.  You will be contacted within a week of the closing date.
 
Please submit a cover letter addressing the following criteria:
Date of Birth
Please give details of your current occupation and hours:
Partner’s  Name                                                   
Partner’s Occupation
If you have children, please provide names and ages:
Note due to insurance issues, we are unable to accommodate children under 16.
If you have pets, please provide full details, including number, type, age, breed etc: Please be specific!
How many years horse experience do you have?
Please provide details of your horse experience: Please be specific
Please advise if  you have equine experience with:
        Inserting IV
        IM injections
        Giving medication
        Wound care
        Bandaging      
Have you ever managed a horse property before?
  Do you have any medical or physical issues that may affect your ability to work on a horse property? Please provide details.
Any other comments to support your application:
Please attach a cover letter and resume and references (rental, employment and personal if possible):

How to Apply

Please complete the application form and upload your resume with cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for the job. If you don't upload a resume and cover letter your application will not be considered. http://saveahorse.org.au/volunteer-sanctuary-manager-tarampa/

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