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University of Sydney Camperdown, Inner West Sydney NSW (posted 17th March) Laboratory Animal Services Vet Tech

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Laboratory Animal Services (LAS) Veterinary Technician - 0102562

About the opportunity

Laboratory Animal Services (LAS) are seeking to appoint a highly experienced Veterinary Technician to provide delivery of animal husbandry services and higher-level veterinary technical services for large animals at the University’s Hybrid Theatre facility to support high quality research outcomes, in coordination with the LAS Clinical Veterinarian, the Hybrid Theatre facility manager and the University’s Animal Welfare Veterinarians. The Veterinary Technician will contribute to the administrative and animal welfare responsibilities of the LAS large animal team, ensure the health and well being of animals at the hybrid theatre facility and maintain associated record keeping. The candidate will make decisions regarding animal health and welfare, in consultation with the LAS Clinical Veterinarian, and have a strong commitment to delivery best practice care.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

Laboratory Animal Services (LAS) is a professional services unit of the Research Portfolio, which provides day-to-day care for research animals, maintain animal research facilities, and help ensure regulatory compliance in relation to animal supply. 

To learn more about the Laboratory Animal Services click here

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Laboratory Animal Services Veterinary Technician who has:

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all the role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

To apply, click here.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Simon Drew, Recruitment Operations, Human Resources at

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Cenvet, Kings Park NSW (posted 14th March) Team Leader of Customer Service

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$70K + super

Cenvet is part of the Cenversa group of companies. We are an Australian owned and operated, animal health wholesaler – supplying products to veterinarians and pet stores across Australia.  In operation for over 60 years we're experiencing steady growth and currently employ over 200 staff across Australia, it's an exciting time to join our team!

Cenvet Australia Pty Limited is a leading distributor of animal health care products to the veterinary industry.

We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional and consistent customer service to all our clients.  We have an opportunity in our Customer Service division, based in Kings Park.

As our Team Leader of Customer Service you will be responsible for the supervision and support of the day to day activities of our Customer Service team in order to ensure that key service standards and objectives are met.

Duties and responsibilities:

Skills and experience

To apply please email:

Townsville City Council, North-Eastern QLD (posted 13th March) Coordinator Programs & Vet Clinic

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Coordinator Programs & Vet Clinic
Permanent – Full Time Position Available

About the role
This position is accountable to the Team Manager Animal Care and Adoption and will be focused on the needs and aspirations of the Townsville community; growing and managing customer relationships, developing a culture of customer-centricity and personal accountability; and reshaping how we deliver services to maximise value.     

This position will lead a team comprising of Veterinary Surgeons, Vet Nurse, and Program Officer. This position will oversee the management of the vet clinic, volunteer programs, events, and other educational programs in relation to the Animal Care and Adoption Centre. The coordinator will be pivotal in collaborating with the community and animal industry to promote the message of responsible pet ownership within Townsville.

The role will form partnerships with key organisations and work collaboratively towards promoting responsible animal ownership across the city with key focus on animal management services. Through strong networking relationships, the role will continue to build relationships with suppliers and key personnel in the industry which will also include the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA).

About you
Our ideal applicant will have:

What We Offer

If you are interested in applying for this role, or to see the other roles currently on offer at Townsville City Council please follow the link Jobs - List | Townsville City Council - External .

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or any other roles we currently have on offer, please do not hesitate to contact the Townsville City Council Recruitment Team by email at, . Furthermore, if you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please do not hesitate to reach out for a confidential discussion.

Located in North Melbourne, VIC (posted 8th March)

Come and bring your outstanding stable and equine experience to this exciting casual opportunity, with the possibility to move to a max-term contract for the right person.

Stable Hand

Our client is currently seeking qualified stable hands to join their busy team. You will be working at a modern, purpose facility based in North Melbourne. You will get to work with some amazing animals, help with their day-to-day care and maintenance of their environment. You will do this by this by brining your previous experience of working within horse stable environments, being open to learning new skills and being a team player, who is committed to the welfare of these animals.

The role

The stable hand position comprises of lots of different tasks and duties and will also require some previous experience with farm hand/farm maintenance duties.  
Duties will include, but are not limited to:

Key Skills and Experience;

Additional requirements;

This role is an immediate start and will require you to be available for shift work. Corse hours will fall across Monday – Friday, but you must have flexibility to work weekends if/when required.

Should you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next opportunity, enquiries or to apply please contact Candice Lewis on 03 9235 5121 or

Victor Chang Cardiac Research, Darlinghurst, Inner South-East Sydney, NSW (posted 21st February)

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About us​
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (the Institute) is dedicated to finding cures for cardiovascular disease and is one of the most respected heart research facilities in the world. Renowned for the quality of its breakthroughs, the Institute was established in 1994 and has grown to a team of almost 200 researchers from around the globe, working across five divisions. A global centre-of-excellence, it integrates Cardiac Physiology and Transplantation, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Molecular Cardiology and Biophysics, Structural and Computational Biology, as well as Vascular Biology. At the Institute, we rapidly translate our discoveries into new diagnostics, prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular disease - reducing the incidence, severity and impact of heart disease.

The role
The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute maintains facilities for genetically modified rodents, where a high quality of animal care is coupled with excellent services for research.

As Technical Officer you will be working as part of a skilled and dedicated team who provide support for research into cardiovascular disease.

Duties and responsibilities include:

About you
We would like to meet you if you have:

What we offer:

We strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity and gender equity and promotes flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs.

How to apply:

Closing date: This position will remain open until suitable candidate is appointed.

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PETstock VET Pty Ltd, Midland, Bunbury, Butler & Cannington, WA (posted 14th February) Vet Operations Manager

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Our Vet and PETstock Vet, inspired members of the Petspiration Group have established themselves as industry leaders with a focus on delivering world class, innovative veterinary patient care. With us, you will be provided with a work environment where our team feel like they belong and are valued for the experience & skill set they bring.

As Vet Operations Area Manager, you will be supporting our 4 WA clinics & be involved in:

Clinic visits (Midland/Bunbury/Butler & Cannington) – As this role provides support across several locations in your state it will require regular travel and a valid, clean driver's licence.

What we're looking for… your someone who wants to take the next step in their Veterinary career, to develop your current skills and aspire to succeed with your leadership, commercial and financial knowledge. You possess the ability to influence & motivate teams to reach their potential and with your strong communication ability, you find creating meaningful relationships easy. Most importantly, you love what you do and you're ready to join an organisation that will value what you bring!

If this exciting opportunity sounds like the role you are looking for, please apply online or by sending your resume and cover letter to Sarah Eminaga, Veterinary Recruitment Specialist at For any queries before applying, feel free to contact Sarah on +61 448 172 697

As we continue to grow & add to the family, Petspiration Group was formed….acknowledging our history, where we've come from and all we have achieved…we have now come together for the pets that inspire us! We are all about…People, Pets & Planet

Joining us will offer you the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our pet customers & community not only through your role but through our charity foundation – check out the awesome work it does & how you can play a part –

Southpaws Moorabbin, South-East Melbourne, VIC (posted 8th February) Sterilisation Technician

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Full-Time Opportunities – Sterilisation Technician, Southpaws Specialty Surgery – Moorabbin
Southpaws - One of Australia’s best-known referral hospitals.

We aim to be the first choice for expert veterinary care. Our teams of veterinary experts ensure that the very best surgical, medical, cancer and critical care is delivered in a professional and comforting environment for pets and their families.

As an Employer

Southpaws are committed to leading the way in creating a workplace that operates the way we believe it should, rather than the way they always have. To help deliver on our goal of becoming an industry employer of choice, we have created career pathways that support year-on-year progression both for your capabilities as a professional, as well as your remuneration.
Southpaws are the only veterinary hospital in Melbourne to have full-time Training & Development and Human Resources Departments on-site. These permanent teams ensure the structure necessary to support people on their personal and professional journeys to fulfilling their potential.

Southpaws are proud of our values and look for these positive characteristics in all applicants:

The Role -

Southpaws are in the process of recruiting a Sterilisation Technician to join our growing team. We are open to applicants from any industry with experience in Sterilisation.

Core Duties –

What’s On Offer

Apply now to be a part of this exceptional team. Send your resume and cover letter to

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