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Assiniboine Park Zoo
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2595 Roblin Blvd, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. R3P 2N7
Human Resources, Assiniboine Park Conservancy
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If you are interested in this opportunity, please APPLY through http://assiniboinepark.ca/zoo/
Required Qualifications Candidates must have: A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or equivalent) At least one (1) year of post-graduate clinical experience Eligibility for licensing as a veterinarian in the Province of Manitoba Candidates must demonstrate: An interest in zoo and wildlife medicine Effective communication skills for maintaining respectful working relationships with fellow employees and relating well with visitors, The ability to make effective animal healthcare decisions under pressure. Proficiency with computer programs appropriate for related record keeping (Microsoft Office and ISIS animal record-keeping software such as ZIMS, etc.) Experience involving work with zoo(s) or exotic animals is preferred. Candidates must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position (documentation of physical capacity may be required). Successful candidates will be subject to Criminal Record Checks and will be required to wear APC issued uniforms, provide their own safety footwear and inclement weather clothing. Qualified applicants from across North America eligible for NAFTA TN Status are encouraged to apply.
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The annual rate of pay for this position is $30,000 (CAD). A benefits package including life insurance, health & dental insurance with optional enhanced package option is provided as well as an EAP Program.
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Creating the future vision for one of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada’s most prized treasures, Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) located at 55 Pavilion Crescent in Winnipeg is the not-for-profit organization that oversees Assiniboine Park’s operations and ensures its ongoing redevelopment and financial viability. Our team is inspired to create and deliver extraordinary experiences for the people who visit and use the Park and Zoo including building friendly, supportive, effective relationships with stakeholders, community and the general public. Creating the future vision for one of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada’s most prized treasures, Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) located at 55 Pavilion Crescent in Winnipeg is the not-for-profit organization that oversees Assiniboine Park’s operations and ensures its ongoing redevelopment and financial viability. Our team is inspired to create and deliver extraordinary experiences for the people who visit and use the Park and Zoo including building friendly, supportive, effective relationships with stakeholders, community and the general public. The Opportunity We are seeking a Veterinary Intern who will report to the Head, Veterinary Services. The Veterinary Intern will be a key member of the animal health management team. The purpose of this internship is to provide graduate veterinarians exposure to diverse aspects of zoological practice and to utilize their skills in the healthcare of captive wildlife. As the Veterinary Intern you will: Support preventative and clinical animal care for a diverse collection of over 1500 animals representing 400 different species. Perform medical, surgical and pathological case management tasks, Assist in training and supervising veterinary staff, technicians and students, Research and review current literature to prepare presentations to staff and veterinarians.
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Anneke Moresco spent the last year doing post doctoral work at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in the Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW). Anneke and colleagues participated in a conservation and reproduction project for the black-footed cat in South Africa. See the spotlight HERE. Photo credit Dr. Alex Sliwa (curator at the Cologne zoo)