24 May

Veterinary Technical Supervisor Jobs Vacancy in New Zealand Government

Position
Veterinary Technical Supervisor
Company
New Zealand Government
Location
OTA
Opening
24 May, 2018 25 days ago

New Zealand Government urgently required following position for Veterinary Technical Supervisor. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Veterinary Technical Supervisor Jobs Vacancy in New Zealand Government Jobs Details:

  • Are you looking for the next step in your Veterinary Career?
  • Would you like to work for an organisation that offers career progression and interesting pathways for development?
  • Would you like a better work/life balance with predictable hours and no on-call roster
The Team Manager Establishment for Dunedin area is looking for a Veterinarian to join the team and be based in Oamaru.

The New Zealand Food Safety branch of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) provides a range of food safety and biosecurity verification and certification to support access of animal products to overseas markets.

The Role
This Oamaru establishment is multi-species (sheep and lamb, adult beef and bobby calves). This position is typically on a 5 x 8 roster. This premises processes up to seven days a week on a double shift during the peak season.

You will play a key role working alongside a veterinary colleagues and plant management to ensure offshore market access requirements are meet. While your eye for details is important so is your ability to be a team player and build positive and enduring sector relationships.

You'll be given the opportunity to further develop technical and management skills with a comprehensive in-service training programme which includes interpersonal and communication skills, as these are critical aspects in this position.

Location
Oamaru is the largest town of the Waitaki District. With one of the country's oldest public gardens, renowned Victorian architecture, two penguin colonies, Steampunk culture, first-class dining establishments, a craft brewery in front of the harbour, numerous golf courses, walking and cycling trails and a whole lot more...there are endless opportunities to experience the best of Oamaru.

The Ministry for Primary Industries and the Verification Services directorate are committed to equal employment opportunities.

If you want to become part of a diverse and fascinating organisation that offers a wide range of exciting career options and want to make a real difference then you need to apply and join us on our exciting journey growing and protecting New Zealand!

Don't miss out. Apply now!

Key Skills / Educational Requirements

  • A Qualified and registered Veterinarian
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices associated with HACCP, Quality Assurance systems, Risk Management Systems
  • Verbal and written skills, verbal and analytical reasoning skills
  • Integrity and trust, ethics and values, resilience, adaptability and openness
  • Persuading and influencing, team work, planning and organising
  • Computer literacy – can operate standard and customised software to an acceptable standard e.g. word-processing, excel, internet, email, database, secure sites, electronic certification, residues etc
  • An understanding of basic food technology
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae) please “APPLY NOW” in order to be directed to our website. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

If you have any questions about the role, you may contact Melissa Heaney, Recruitment Advisor for a confidential discussion at Melissa.heaney@mpi.govt.nz

Please note, given this position is safety sensitive the preferred applicant/s for the position will be required to undergo a drug and alcohol pre-employment screening test. Further information on this process can be found on our careers site under the application process, on pre-employment checks.

In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be immediately available for an interview within New Zealand or via Skype and be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications for this role will not be accepted after 10 June 2018.

The Ministry for Primary Industries is a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone's differences are valued and respected. We welcome enquires from everyone and value diversity in the workplace and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements. MPI is an employer of choice.


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