Equine Treadmill Assistant
The University of Florida Large Animal Clinical Sciences in Gainesville, FL is seeking a full time Assistant to join our team at the Equine Performance Analysis Lab. This individual will work closely with the Equine Treadmill Manager and Faculty to assist with training of horses on the treadmill as well as procedures and general cleaning and maintenance of the treadmill facilities as needed. An individual in this position must be experienced in horse handling and restraint (especially Thoroughbreds) and enjoy learning new skills.
EXPECTED SALARY: $15.00 - $17.00/hour (30-40hrs/week)
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent with competency in Microsoft Word/Excel.
Two (2) years of experience loading, unloading, restraining, and handling horses.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous Veterinary Experience and working with Thoroughbred horses.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, bend, kneel, pull, push and twist.