Vet Nurses and other support staff

Positions Available in Industry & Non-Clinical Jobs
including Kennel/Cattery Attendants & other Animal Care

Australian College of Applied Animal Studies, Narre Warren North, VIC (posted 11th December) February Vet Nurse Course

10th February 2020 Intake

Applications are now open for students to enrol in the February 2020 intake for ACM40418 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing qualification at Australian College of Applied Animal Studies (ACAAS). Prospective students for February 2020 intake need to be available for Tour and Interviews on either Monday 13th January or Thursday 16th January. If accepted, students need to attend an Induction/Enrolment day on Thursday 6th February, ready to commence on Monday 10th February.

Students DO NOT need to be working in a veterinary practice to apply for this course, however ACM40418 requires a pre-requisite for all applicants to have a minimum of Certificate II in Animal Studies. If the student has industry experience but no qualification, then a Pre-Requisite Assessment process can be completed through ACAAS.

Training takes place in a purpose built facility at Narre Warren North. Experience in nursing small animals is delivered at WoofPurNay Narre Warren North and for those wishing to do the Equine speciality, at South Eastern Equine Hospital. For those that want to enrol in the Equine Elective they will need to complete a pre-requisite process called  Recognition of  Prior Learning (RPL) in Horse Safety & Behaviour. Further information can be provided by email us at

The Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing is completed over a two year period with students attending the College one day a week for the theory component and two mentoring sessions per fortnight, allowing students to be employed in casual /part-time positions. Some sessions are on weekends and in the evening to accommodate student requirements.

ACAAS will provide practical placements in a variety of animal industry placements e.g. Veterinary Practice, retail, dog behaviour school.

Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we select students through an Interview process. Interviews take place arrangement. For further information, to make an appointment for a tour of the facilities and subsequent interview please email

357-359 Belgrave Hallam Road, Narre Warren North - Vic 3804, Tel: 03) 9796 9583

ACAAS is closed from 20th December 2019 and reopening on Monday 13th January 2020. During this period, applicants can email to and a staff member will respond

Sydney Veterinary Emergency & Specialists, Rosebery, NSW (posted 6th December) Full Time Billing Administrator

Billing Administrator


We are:

You are:


Responsibilities and daily task:


Preferred qualifications:

To apply please follow this link:

DLC Vet Pty Ltd, Victoria (posted 5th December) Full-time Business Development Manager


DLC Vet Pty Ltd is a well-established, highly successful and growing Veterinary and Medical Equipment business established in 1976.

You will have experience in business development and a successful track record in obtaining and maintaining that business once it has been won. You will have excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and have the ability to take this business to the next level.

On a daily basis you will be prospecting and winning new business opportunities, promoting new product lines and building solid relationships with our customers.


To be successful, you will need to possess the following qualities or experience:

Benefits and Rewards:

Excellent base salary package/commission + Car Allowance + Extras + Bonus.

Please send your application to:
Tel: 03 9360 9700

Mars Pet Nutrition (Petcare), Wodonga VIC (posted 21st November) Part Time Consumer Care Coordinator


Mars Pet Nutrition (Petcare) Consumer Care Coordinator

The Role

Mars Pet Nutrition is looking for a part time pet lover to join the Consumer Care team. Working two days a week from our Wodonga site where we manufacture some of Australia’s most well-known pet food brands like PEDIGREE, WHISKAS, My Dog and OPTIMUM, you will interface with pet owners via phone, mail, emails and social media. This role is a critical link to ensuring consumer satisfaction, through effective communication, accurate recording of information into our CRM system and generating reports for further investigation, and quality reporting.

This role will be a casual position, working Mondays and Thursdays and would suit a person with flexibility to accommodate additional hours as required.  Empathy, common sense and a calm disposition are the top personal qualities required to succeed in the role.

Key Responsibilities

Voice of the Consumer (‘Listen’)


The ideal candidate

Why Mars Australia? 

To Apply

Send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to

About Us:

Mars Petcare is a diverse and growing business with 75,000 Associates across 50+ countries dedicated to one purpose: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS. With 75 years of experience, our portfolio of almost 50 brands serves the health and nutrition needs of the world’s pets – including brands PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, ROYAL CANIN®, NUTRO™, GREENIES™, DINE®, MY DOG®, IAMS™ and EUKANUBA™ as well as The WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition which has advanced research in the nutrition and health of pets for over 50 years. Mars Petcare is also a leading veterinary health provider through a network of over 2,000 pet hospitals including BANFIELD™, BLUEPEARL™, PET PARTNERS™, VCA™ and Linnaeus. We’re also active in innovation and technology for pets, with WISDOM PANEL™ genetic health screening and DNA testing for dogs, the WHISTLE™ GPS dog tracker, and LEAP VENTURE STUDIO accelerator and COMPANION FUND™ programs that drive innovation and disruption in the pet care industry. As a family business and guided by our principles, we are privileged with the flexibility to fight for what we believe in – and we choose to fight for: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Mars Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Pet Chemist Tweed Heads, Northern NSW/QLD Border (posted 19th November) Full Time Customer Service Manager

Pet Chemist Tweed Heads – Customer Service Manager

Do you want to be part of a passionate, innovative team in a newly-renovated office?

About Pet Chemist

What are we looking for?

Key responsibilities:

What will we offer?

If this interests you, then send us an email with your CV and a cover letter outlining a little about yourself and why you would like to become our next team member!


Murdoch University, Southern Perth, WA (posted 11th November) Full Time Medical Imaging Technologist

Medical Imaging Technologist
The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University

The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University is the teaching hospital within Murdoch University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. We provide a responsive, comprehensive referral service to Western Australian veterinarians, their clients and their patients. We also deliver high professional and clinical standards, based on available scientific evidence, which are tempered with genuine care and compassion.

The Role
The key purpose of this role is to perform high quality diagnostic imaging procedures for small and large animals in The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University, whilst providing support and training to veterinary students and nurses in the Diagnostic Imaging department as required.

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will possess:

Applicants should refer to the Position Description for further detail on the duties, skills and experience required for this role.

Think Murdoch
With strong links to government, business and the community, Murdoch University helps people discover how to make a difference. Our staff and students are committed to high quality education, innovative research, and strong community engagement both locally and internationally.

Prospective staff can expect to enjoy the lively, natural campus and dynamic work environment, as well as a range of benefits and services unique to employment at Murdoch. There’s never been a better time to join us.

For more information:
*Previous applicants need not apply*

Please visit to view the Position Description and apply, or to find out more about joining Murdoch.

Applications sent by post or email will not be accepted. Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Murdoch University values workplace diversity, promotes inclusion, and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, and people with disability.

Applicants who have support or access requirements, are encouraged to advise this at the time of their application, to ensure appropriate assistance is provided throughout the recruitment process.

Position contact: Dr Jennifer Richardson, Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging via email at

Closing date: 22 November 2019

AMRRIC - Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Ltd, Winnellie, NT (posted 8th November) Full Time Project Officer, Contract Position

Healthy Animals Healthy Communities

Project Officer

AMRRIC (Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Ltd) is an established, national not-for-profit organisation based in Darwin. Our small team of dedicated staff deliver a diverse range of programs covering community and animal health and welfare, education and training, academic research, strategic planning and advocacy. We work with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to improve the health of their pets, helping to create healthier, safer and happier communities.

AMRRIC has an exciting new role for a dedicated individual with a passion for working with remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and their companion animals. The role will report to the Program Manager – Operational Delivery and assist in the delivery of AMRRIC’s One Health companion animal management program’s within remote communities. Key criteria for the role include:

The successful applicant will have a proactive role in organisation and implementation of AMRRIC’s companion animal management programs working with a range of diverse stakeholders. The role requires someone who can demonstrate flexibility and problem solving capabilities in their approach to project delivery, including strong communication skills for implementing modified plans on the go. This is a full time, contract position based in Darwin, with significant remote and interstate travel required. Demonstrated experience working in remote locations and strong organisational and communication skills are essential. Experience in the veterinary or animal management sector is desirable.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

To obtain a copy of the position description including the outline of selection criteria and key responsibilities for the position please contact the office on 08 8948 1768 or email

Applications close Saturday 30th November 2019.

We encourage you to visit our website at

Belridge Veterinary Centre, Beldon, WA (posted 30th October) Casual Kennel Hand/Trainee Vet Nurse

We have the availability for someone to join our superstar team in the role of kennel hand / trainee veterinary nurse, ideally someone who is currently undergoing their Cert 3 or 4.

We are a busy veterinary clinic with two veterinarians, four veterinary nurses and two trainee veterinary nurses. We regularly see dogs and cats also have a focus on reproduction services and brachycephalic breeds.

We have state of the art facilities such as in-house blood testing machines, an in-house microscope, a fully digital x-ray machine and an ultrasound machine. We also undergo a wide variety of surgeries such as routine dentals, routine sterilisations, orthopaedic surgeries, brachycephalic correction surgeries, caesareans and other breeding services.

Your main duties will include:

A friendly, can do attitude is a must. The ability to work as part of a team but also independently when required is needed. Shifts will include evening and weekend work.

Please send all enquiries and resumes to:
Att: Keryn Plath

For more information, see and

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