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Capron Park Zoo

Zoo Veterinarian

The City of Attleboro seeks to fill the position of Zoo Veterinarian at Capron Park Zoo.  The position is responsible for development, implementation and maintenance for a professional, comprehensive, long-term veterinary medical program for the Zoo's animal collection in accordance with the standards established by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians and USDA APHIS.  Under the supervision of the Zoo Director, establishes and implements a program of preventative veterinary care, which includes a schedule of annual examinations for the animal collection.  Annual examinations may include, but are not limited to: vaccinations, de-worming, parasite checks, foot care, dental and blood work.  Responsible for all the provisions of all necessary diagnostic procedures such as radiographs, analysis of blood and other bodily fluids, and any other test work required to assess an animal's condition.  Establishes and maintains a schedule of fecal checks complete with prophylactic de-wormers and de-worming as necessary.  Manages the Zoo's Animal Hospital.  Establishes and maintains an acceptable record-keeping system including, but not limited to, the ZIMS program.  Must be trained and have familiarity with all darting equipment and firearms housed at the Zoo in order to assist in the recapture of escaped animals.  Acts as a liaison with Federal, State, and local authorities in all pertinent licenses and permits for the implementation of veterinary care.  Must be available for "on-call" Emergencies.  Performs related work as required. 

Experience Required

Graduation from an accredited College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and a license to practice veterinary medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mus be able to obtain and maintain current DEA licenses.


$36.61-$49.20 per Hour (35 hrs per wk)

How to Apply

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to the City Personnel Office 77 Park St, Attleboro, MA 02703 or

Capron Park Zoo
Attleboro, MA 02703
Phone: 7742031842

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