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Texas State Aquarium

Wildlife Care Veterinary Assistant

Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience.

The Veterinary Assistant for the Wildlife Care department will assist in the primary care and rehabilitation of raptors, shorebirds, sea turtles, and marine mammals. They will participate in veterinary medical care including anesthesia, wound management, medication administration, and surgeries.

Experience Required

Successful completion of one or two years of education at an accredited college of veterinary medicine is required for consideration. An equivalent combination of education or experience may also meet the required qualifications.

Further Comments

Seasonal Opening

How to Apply

Please apply online at!

Texas State Aquarium
2710 North Shoreline
Corpus Christi, TX 78402
Phone: 361-881-1200

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