Veterinary Technician- Full-Time




Organization: Fort Worth Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Fort Worth Zoo is seeking an enthusiastic veterinary technician to help the Zoo’s animal health team meet the medical challenges of its diverse animal collection.

Responsibilities include:

•Surgical and anesthetic preparation and monitoring

•Laboratory procedures including parasitology

•Working with zoo keepers on administration of medical treatments, radiology and medical record keeping

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working with a wide range of exotic species in a state-of-the-art medical setting.

Qualifications include:

•Graduation from an accredited veterinary technology program and the ability to become registered in the state of Texas within the first year

•One year of clinical experience is required

•One year of experience in a zoo is preferred

This is a full-time, benefitted position. We are happy to announce that a recent posting for a part-time technician has been replaced by this posting for a full-time position.

If you have already applied for the part-time and would like to be considered for the full-time position, please re-send your résumé to the Zoo’s human resources department.

The final candidate must successfully pass a background check and drug screen. Position is open until Jan. 7, 2014.

Send letter of interest, résumé and three references to:

Human Resources

Fort Worth Zoo

1989 Colonial Parkway

Fort Worth, Texas 76110

Fax 817-759-7251