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Lincoln Children's Zoo

The Zoo was established 52 years ago in 1965. Rated among the nation's best zoos for children by Parent Magazine, the Zoo is home to over 400 different animals and 40 endangered animals and is the third most attended arts & cultural attraction in Nebraska. The Zoo has been featured on NBC Today, Time Magazine, ABC News, USA Today, Buzzfeed, CNN and National Geographic.

Veterinary Technician and Registrar

About Lincoln Children’s Zoo
The Zoo was established 52 years ago in 1965. Rated among the nation's best zoos for children by Parent Magazine, the Zoo is home to over 400 different animals and 40 endangered animals and is the third most attended arts & cultural attraction in Nebraska. The Zoo has been featured on NBC Today, Time Magazine, ABC News, USA Today, Buzzfeed, CNN and National Geographic.
Lincoln Children’s Zoo Core Values
   » We are there for each other.
   » We generate enthusiasm.
   » We are humble.
   » We go above and beyond.
Responsibilities and tasks
Overview
We are currently seeking an individual to execute a variety of clinical technical medical and laboratory work, with additional registrar and animal training facilitation opportunities, to support the operations of the Zoo. Desirable technical expertise include, but are not limited to, animal husbandry, anesthesia, treatment, radiology, clinical pathology, preventive health, and necropsy. The prosperous candidate will be joining the Director of Medicine and Conservation Projects in caring for the animal collection and contributing to research objectives, while also acting as a primary caretaker for quarantined and hospitalized animals. Additionally, this position will assist the keepers in training animals for medical procedures, specifically for Sumatran tigers and giraffes. Excellent communication expertise are essential, as the prosperous candidate will have limited responsibilities for registrar tasks.
Principal tasks
· Perform routine laboratory work including fecal parasite analysis, complete blood count, and serum/plasma biochemistry.
· Assist veterinarians in all aspects of animal health care including but not limited to: animal health examinations, preventative health care procedures, diagnostic procedures, treatments, and necropsy.
· Maintain veterinary medical equipment, inventory and hospital.
· Assist in the husbandry, care and treatment of clinical cases, quarantined animals, the giraffe herd, and tiger family.
· Communicate with other AZA-accredited institutions, zoos, and animal program leaders to coordinate animal acquisitions and departures.
· Perform other tasks as assigned within the division or department.
· capability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and Zoo employees at all levels.
· Strong teamwork and communication expertise.
· Enthusiasm for institutional mission, vision and conservation goals.
Minimum qualifications
· At least 1 year of practice working with zoological or exotic pet species.
· Valid Nebraska Veterinary Technician license or capability to obtain one within 3 months of start date.
· An expectation to continue to seek and acquire education/expertise in the field is essential.
· Valid Nebraska driver’s license or capability to obtain one within 3 months of start date.

income

TBD

How to submit the application:

Email jklingensmith@lincolnzoo.org
Lincoln Children's Zoo
1222 South 27th St Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone: 4024756741

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Post Date: 06/14/2018 / Viewed 20 times
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