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Job Title: Senior Veterinarian
FLSA Status: Exempt
Applications, cover letters, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 professional references must be submitted for consideration.
About the role:
We are seeking a well-qualified candidate for the position of Senior Veterinarian. This is a new position that will expand our veterinary team, which is currently comprised of a Director of Animal Health, 4 full time clinical Veterinarians, five full time Veterinary technicians, one Hospital keeper and a Hospital coordinator. The responsibilities of the Senior Veterinarian will be approximately 50% clinical and 50% administrative, working with the Vet staff and Animal care staff to provide the highest quality health care to our animals and working alongside the Director of Animal Health to support the Veterinary team. This team provides services for two separately accredited AZA facilities, Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium and the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, and thus works with a large and diverse collection of more than 6000 animals representing 1465 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates. Preferred candidates will have substantial experience in the veterinary care of animals from a variety of taxonomic groups as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills, good problem-solving skills, and the ability and desire to support the growth and development of the Veterinary team. This position reports to the Director of Animal Health.
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Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidates might be (depending on position) required to pass a pre-employment background check, drug test, negative skin tuberculosis test, and possess a valid drivers license with a good history.
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The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor is it to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOC.
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium3701 S 10th StreetOmaha, NE 68107
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