Large Animal Technician

King Country (Taumarunui)

Permanent, Part Time – Minimum 24 hours per week.


About Us:

Here at VetEnt we’re on a journey to change who we are and the experience of the animals and people we care for. We’re passionate about creating a different veterinary business that supports the growth of great people and embraces technology to deliver veterinary care in a new way. We’re a 100% kiwi owned group of clinics located across the best bits of New Zealand. We believe in empowering pet parents to provide their pets with the best quality of life. Our mission is to create a community where pets flourish, and their owners find confidence in their ability to care for them. We are passionate in supporting our people to thrive, follow their passions, and find meaning in their everyday.



  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Working closely with our Clinic Coordinator, Lead Technician and Lead Veterinarian.
  • CPD plus study leave. Let us support you to follow your passions!
  • Birthday Leave: Happy birthday! All permanent team members, celebrate their way with an extra day off on your birthday.
  • Connected Lives Programme: Our connected lives programme was developed, by our people, for our people and supports you to take care of all facets of your wellbeing – at work, home and beyond.
  • TeamFirst Wellness Discount, ensuring our furry whanau get the VIP treatment.
  • NZVA/SIB Membership.
  • PPE Allocation Staff Discount.


The Position:

Are you an enthusiastic, attentive, and a quick learner? Are you good at building relationships, have great time management, and want to work with an awesome team of people? We have an opportunity for you! We are looking for a Large Animal Technician team member to join us on this adventure into our bigger, brighter, better future.

We are looking for a highly skilled veterinary technician in Taumarunui to play an essential role within our business. You will need to have an ever growing on-farm and in-clinic skillset including, diagnostic sampling, research projects, metrichecking & metricuring milk culturing, bolus administration, calf disbudding, vaccinations, teatseal administration, conveyor work, as well as supporting our large animal vets day to day with their clients.

We are excited to expand our valuable technician team and our ideal candidate would possess the following:

  • A qualified large animal technician with minimum 2 years’ experience.
  • Good banter and a strong team player.
  • Enthusiastic, driven & a willingness to learn.
  • Be passionate about outstanding client and patient care.
  • Great communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility - whilst this is a 24 hr per week, flexibility in start and finish times will be required on occasion to meet our client’s needs and be part of a Saturday roster.
  • Available to work a Saturday morning on a rostered basis.
  • A good understanding of the animal welfare act
  • Passion for building relationships.
  • Compassionate, understanding, and friendly with an outgoing personality!
  • Thrives in a busy environment.


What Sets Us Apart:

  • A rural mixed practice with great team morale.
  • Be a part of a high performing veterinary technician team.
  • Supported in the continuous development of new veterinary technician skills.
  • Work in a positive and supportive environment.
  • Vibrant and energetic team always up for a laugh!
  • A commitment to your professional growth and development.
  • A supportive team environment that values work-life balance.


How to Apply:

There's never been a better time to take the next step in your career! If you would like to see a full position description, please email for a copy.

Please note we will be conducting interviews throughout the advertising period.