Zoo Veterinary Technician




Organization: Topeka Zoological Park (AZA Member)
Location: Topeka, Kansas, Country
Job or Internship: Job

The Topeka Zoological Park is seeking a qualified Veterinary Technician. This position involves performing or assisting in the performance of animal health care duties including anesthesia, radiology, dentistry, surgery, emergency medicine, critical care and preventative medicine. Collects specimen samples for lab testing, prepares animal diets, maintains medical records, cleans animal holding cages and maintains clinic supplies. Work hours are dependent upon established Zoo operating hours, and includes weekend and holiday work.

Minimum qualifications: Graduation from a two-year college or university with an Associate's degree in veterinary medicine or closely related field, must be Kansas licensed as a Certified Veterinary Technician. Five years of exotic animal experience preferred.

$15.14 per hour.

Electronic employment application required.

The application and a full position description can be accessed at www.topeka.org/employment.