EmployerWilder Institute/Calgary Zoo
Date PostedNovember 23, 2021
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $85,000.00 to $100,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
Work Hours 40 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1  Vacancy
Closing Date Dec 23, 2021
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo
- Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
- Zoological Medicine Residency Programs
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities
2 years to less than 3 years
- Operate and maintain firearms
- Supervise animal health technologists and animal care workers
- Conduct veterinary research related to areas such as animal nutrition, health care products development and disease prevention and control
- Responsible for overall operation of animal hospital, clinic or mobile service to farms
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Treat sick or injured animals by prescribing medication, setting bones, dressing wounds or performing surgery
- Diagnose diseases or abnormal conditions in individual animals, herds and flocks through physical examinations or laboratory tests
- Vaccinate animals to prevent and treat diseases
- Advise clients on feeding, housing, behaviour, breeding, hygiene and general care of animals
- Provide a range of veterinary services including obstetrics, dentistry and euthanasia
- Perform routine, emergency and post-mortem examinations
Security and Safety
Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Handling heavy loads
- Physically demanding
- Manual dexterity
- Attention to detail
- Hand-eye co-ordination
- Ability to distinguish between colours
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Standing for extended periods
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
Ability to Supervise
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Values and ethics
- Medical Benefits
- Disability Benefits
- Dental Benefits
- Group Insurance Benefits
- Life Insurance Benefits
- RRSP Benefits
- Other Benefits
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Dec 23, 2021
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Interest in co-ordinating information to diagnose and treat sick and injured animals, and to prescribe medications; may conduct veterinary research, co-ordinate the operations of animal hospitals, clinics and mobile services to farms, and may enforce government regulations in disease control and food production including animal and animal-based food inspection
Interest in precision working with scientific instruments and medical equipment to diagnose diseases and perform surgery
Interest in mentoring by treating sick and injured animals, by advising clients on proper care of animals and by providing euthanasia services
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