Employment Opportunity: FSC Barn Assistant (FILLED)

Status: FILLED
Employment Opportunity
: Furlong’s Soundness Center Barn Assistant
Employer: Furlong’s Soundness Center
Employment start date: April 17, 2016
Employment type: Part-time (16-30 hours depending on season)

B.W. Furlong & Associates is an equine veterinary practice headquartered in Oldwick, NJ. The practice employs 14 veterinarians that practice in the Northeast, as well as 3 that practice in Florida and Virginia under the name Peak Performance Equine Services. It is an extremely fast-paced and busy practice, serving and caring for some of the most prestigious clientele in the country. The main practice consists of a full service ambulatory division, as well as a 4 acre facility that houses a full service 12 stall hospital, stallion collection station, lab, and advanced imaging capabilities. It also has separate properties that include a standing MRI and a rehabilitation center, Furlong’s Soundness Center (FSC). FSC includes an RLT Therapeutic Laser System, water treadmill, spa, and Euro-walker. Employees of the company are all expected to demonstrate the core beliefs.

Responsibilities

  • Care for patients, including, but not limited to, grooming, feeding, mucking out, cleaning feed & water buckets, and turning out
  • Hand walk horses
  • Assist in rehab treatments
  • Assist in farrier appointments
  • Prep horses for treatments
  • Track care and treatment in medical records
  • Care and maintain property and treatment facilities, including, but not limited to: scrubbing/disinfecting stalls, cleaning & preparing treatment areas, dusting and sweeping stalls and aisles, cleaning outdoor areas
  • Additional responsibilities as needed

Qualifications

  • Background in equine care
  • Exceptional horse handling skills
  • Good time management and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently
  • Comfortable handling patient emergency situations
  • Capable of heavy lifting, including hay bales, feed bags, and muck buckets

Hours are as follows: Tuesday & Thursday, 8a-12p, Saturday 8a-5p, and Sunday 2 hours of work (flexible timing). Summer hours may be extended based on workload. Benefits include hourly pay commensurate with experience and discounted veterinary services and products.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Adam Furlong, Project Manager, at hiring@bwfurlong.com

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