Casual Sanctuary Caretaker
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.
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.
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:
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:
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 ApplyPlease 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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