Associate Veterinarian(17)




Organization: The Toledo Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Toledo, Ohio, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Toledo Zoo is currently recruiting for the position of Associate Veterinarian. This position is part of a team consisting of a Head Veterinarian and 2 Associate Veterinarians.

The Associate Veterinarian is under the direction of the Chief Veterinarian and is responsible for providing care to all zoo animals. The essential functions include: performing routine, preventative, emergency and surgical care, prescribing medication, participating in research and conservation projects, conducting clinical pathology and post mortem evaluations. As necessary will assist in managing the commissary operations, evaluate nutrition programs, diet formulations and provide input on animal behavior training, exhibit design and emergency escape protocols. Effective interdepartmental communication skills necessary to assist other department staff, curators, zookeepers, and education staff in attaining relevant goals. Teaches and mentors veterinary interns and students. This position offers a competitive salary range, benefits and paid time off plan. The minimum criteria requirement includes a degree in veterinary medicine and one year of practical experience in exotic animal care. Must be able to obtain a State of Ohio Veterinary License, USDA veterinary accreditation and a DEA license. The Zoo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug and alcohol free workplace.

For consideration please submit a complete CurriculumVitae to the following address, using one method only.

Attn: HR Recruiting Manager

Re: Veterinarian

The Toledo Zoo

P.O. Box 140130

Toledo OH 43614-0801 or: resume@toledozoo.org