Veterinarian @ City of Little Rock Zoo!

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JOB OBJECTIVE: To serve as the sole Veterinarian of the Little Rock Zoo to provide medical and surgical care and treatment of ill and injured animals at the Zoo and ensures compliance with Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) standards and all applicable state, federal and local guidelines, laws, policies, and procedures.

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Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements
These knowledge, skills, and abilities are usually, although not always, acquired through completion of degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Medical Doctor from a college or university accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, five (5) years of professional experience providing medical care and treatment to a variety of exotic animals in a controlled environment or zoological environment to include exotic mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, and two (2) years of supervisory experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a current license in good standing to practice veterinary medicine by a Veterinary Medical Examining Board before employment; must possess license issued by State of Arkansas Veterinary Medical Examining Board within six (6) months of employment and maintain licensure for the duration of employment in this position.
Must possess a Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration for controlled substances before employment; must possess a Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Arkansas registration for controlled substances within six (6) months of employment and maintain the licensure for the duration of employment in this position
Must possess a valid Arkansas Class D (Non-Commercial Vehicle) Driver's License within six (6) months of employment and maintain licensure for the duration of employment in this position.
Must possess a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Category II accreditation for large and exotic animals within six (6) months of employment and maintain accreditation for the duration of employment in this position.
Must show proof of inoculation against rabies and up to date on other immunizations before employment and annually provide proof for the duration of employment in this position.
Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays.



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