Pet Cremation Attendant/Driver

Job ID 22538027
Auckland, Auckland Central
Listed on 4 Jul 2024

About this job

We are a small busy team of 5 looking for our number 6 to join us fulltime as a Crematorium assistant. The crematorium assistant will be employed to work full time Monday to Friday and half day Saturday. The successful candidate must be prepared to start work early mornings but with early finishes. This position covers a wide range of duties, Pet collections from our network of veterinary practices based in and around Auckland, so a good understanding of Auckland is required. A company vehicle will be provided. The successful candidate will be trained in the operation and maintenance of our cremators and cremulation equipment, General maintenance and cleaning of our equipment and crematorium. There will also be interaction with our customers who bring their deceased pets directly to us for cremation. So the successful candidate will have genuine understanding of the human-pet bond and particular empathy for those pet owners going through the pet loss process. After a qualifying period, the successful candidate will be expected to join our on-call roster as Pets@Rest offers 24/7 service. We are looking for a candidate who: Wants to become apart of a successful company and is a team player, Is strong and physically fit and able to lift heavy dead weights, Has customer service skills and is honest and caring and able to interact with our clients at all levels. The successful candidate will Possess excellent time management, organisational skills and able to work unsupervised, have a clean, full NZ driving licence and be able to drive a manual vehicle. Basic computer skills is preferable as the successful candidate will be trained on our inhouse computer software programs. We are seeking someone who is interested in learning all aspects of the pet cremation process and systems and is a quick learner, able to digest the information required to operate our cremation plant once trained.

Job Requirements

Must drive manual vehicle Full Clean Driver licence (Is driving company vehicle) Must pass drug & alcohol test and MOJ check Can physically cope with heavy lifting Must be available Mon-Sat

Days of work
Must be available Mon - Sat (48 hours per week)
Pay Details
$26 - $28 dep on skills
Job Category
Animal Attendants and Trainers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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