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SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ is a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world. We are one of the world’s foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal husbandry, behavioral management, veterinary care and animal welfare. We rescue and rehabilitate marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, or orphaned, with the goal of returning them back to the wild.

ASCP Certified Medical Technologist (Clinical Lab Scientist)

Basic Job Function
◾ Perform laboratory analyses to enable veterinarians and curators to properly manage the health of the animal collection in the park and the animals rescued, rehabilitated, and released to the wild.
◾ Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, maintaining a high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.

Principle Duties 
◾ Follows laboratory procedures according to federal, state and local regulations.
◾ Follows engineering and work practice controls for laboratory workers.
◾ Performs analyses in hematology, chemistry, microbiology, mycology, parasitology, urinalysis, cytology and water analysis. 
◾ Computes and prepares test results. 
◾ Maintains records and enters data into computer. 
◾ Prepares and processes samples and maintains records for animal care and research projects.
◾ Maintains laboratory supplies and equipment.
◾ Dispenses vitamins, drugs and other supplies as needed.
◾ Assists and participates in animal care projects as needed.
◾ Ensures excellent animal care service by responding to team's requirements, expectations and needs.
◾ Other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Training 
◾ Must be at least 18 years old.
◾ Must have Bachelor of Science degree in a related field.
◾ Must have Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist experience.
◾ Must be registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
◾ Must have working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation.
◾ Must be able to prepare laboratory reports.
◾ Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
◾ Must have basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications, spreadsheets and databases.
◾ Must be able to sit, walk, talk, use hands, hear, smell and have color vision.
◾ Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
◾ Must be able to handle multiple tasks at once and work in a fast paced work environment.
◾ Must be able to work indoors with several large and small laboratory instruments as well as refrigeration and freezer units which create moderate noise.
◾ Must be able to work with limited exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and radiation. Protective equipment is provided when necessary.
◾ Must be able to positively interact with park guests and co-workers of all ages, different ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or language, and individuals with special needs.

 

Experience Required

◾ Veterinary experience preferred. ◾ Animal or aquatic animal laboratory diagnostics experience preferred.

Further Comments

SEAWORLD PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, DISABILITY OR COVERED VETERAN STATUS.

Perks

• Paid Time Off- Vacation, Optional Holidays, and Sick pay • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance • 401K plan • Life Insurance • Disability Benefits • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts • Employee Assistance Program • Legal Assistance Plan • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise

Salary

$25.25/hour

How to Apply

Thank you for considering SeaWorld San Diego in your employment search. We appreciate the time you took to complete an online application. Applications will be reviewed and considered and you will be contacted should we have any questions. Please go to https://careers.seaworldparks.com/Home/Search and search position - ASCP Certified Medical Technologist (Clinical Lab Scientist) follow directions for application A resume is required in order to be considered for this position. If you were unable to attach a resume to your application please send a copy to swc.employment@seaworld.com, attention: Medical Technologist (Clinical Lab Scientist).

SeaWorld San Diego
500 SeaWorld Dr
San Diego, CA 92109
Phone: (619) 226-3900 ext. 2078

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