The Pony Express Veterinary Hospital is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic candidate to fill a part-time Equine Assistant position. Applicants should possess the ability to manage horses of different disciplines, demonstrate excellent horse-handling skills, be familiar with equine anatomy to include joints/injection sites, have knowledge of various x-ray views, and possess basic knowledge of medications and dosages. This is a physically demanding job and applicants should have the ability to carry up to 50 pounds for a short distance, lead horses at a fast-paced jog, and have the physical strength to hold up the horse legs during exams/treatment.
Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, possess effective communication skills, and consistently provide clients with attentive, courteous and informative services. Clerical and administrative skills are also desired.
Please submit cover letter and resume outlining skills and qualifications to the Practice Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook applications/resumes will NOT be accepted.