Veterinarian - Dairy / Large Animal

Rangiora Veterinary Centre

Veterinarian - Dairy / Large Animal

We have a full-time position available in our 18 vet practice (seven LA and eleven CA vets) for a large animal vet who has a particular interest in dairy production and medicine. The ideal candidate would have at least 2-3 years experience, however all applications would be welcomed. You must be a NZ citizen or hold permanent residency and have a Bachelor of Veterinary Science or equivalent to apply for this position. See this link for approved overseas based qualifications:

This is an exciting role in which you will be delivering a top level of service to our loyal clients and further developing the dairy side of the business. You will be supported by a team of vets and technicians. The position is predominantly dairy (90%) in addition to some lifestyle block, equine, sheep and beef plus the odd cheetah!

We can offer the successful candidate the following:

• Generous salary package 
• $3500 of CPD funding annually
• 4 X 4 ute
• Smart phone
• Surface Pro tablet
• A purpose built state of the art clinic which includes a client seminar room, meeting rooms and large animal surgery built to Best Practice Hospital Standards
• Large animal only after-hours, min. 1-in-4, with day in lieu
• No companion animal work
• Long-term prospects
• Member of XL Vets

If you enjoy developing strong relationships with clients, working in a team environment and have a desire to see your clients succeed in their farming businesses through training and advisory work with In-Calf, Healthy Hoof, Milk Quality, research, farm finance and RVM tracking programs then this might be just the job for you. It would be a bonus if you enjoy homebrew beers! 

You would be joining a clinic that won the 2016 Most Innovative Business at the recent North Canterbury Business Awards. 

Rangiora is a great place to live being only 30 minutes to Christchurch, an hour to the ski-fields and 5 minutes to the beach. Our district has plenty of schooling options (10 primary schools and 2 secondary) plus all of the Christchurch schools which are an easy commute away. We have a new swimming complex, gyms, sailing, tramping and many other sports clubs as well as great cafes, restaurants, shopping and local theatre. There are several craft beer brewers within a 100 km radius.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you and the rest of the family for work, education and play. Applying for this position could be the best decision you've made in a while!

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please send cover letter and CV to

Richard Nortje
(027) 4340554 

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