The Roosevelt Park Zoo is hiring for the position of Zoo Veterinarian. This is position is employed through the Minot Park District. Salary commensurate based on experience.
We are seeking an individual who possesses a high-level of professionalism, energy and self-motivation to provide quality veterinarian care for the animals at Roosevelt Park Zoo. This position has the direct responsibility and accountability for providing veterinarian care and preventative health program according to industry standards and AAZV best standards. Job responsibilities include: all aspects of veterinarian care both preventative and emergent, management of clinical caseload, managerial oversight regarding the species specific dietary and nutritional needs of animals. Other responsibilities include: detailed medical record keeping (ZIMS), leadership skills needed to provide zookeeper education and instruction, mentoring of veterinary interns and students. The Veterinarian serves as a member of the Zoo’s Animal Welfare Committee. Candidate must have strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task and forecast veterinarian needs of animals.
Please apply by June 16th, 2017. Resume, cover letter and references may be mailed to:
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Becky Dewitz, Zoo Director
1219 Burdick Expressway East
PO Box 538
Minot, ND 58702
Digital applications may be emailed to:
Must be a graduate of accredited veterinary medical college with DVM, VMD or equivalent. Candidate must possess or ability to obtain State of North Dakota Veterinary Medical license and North Dakota Driver’s license. Must also be accredited by USDA’s National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP) Category II Veterinarian. A wide array of knowledge and experience working with exotic and domestic species, both large and small animals, is preferred.
Roosevelt Park Zoo is located in Minot, ND. With over 200 animals representing 80 species, we strive to provide wildlife understanding and conservation awareness for our community and visitors. Roosevelt Park Zoo is an AZA-accredited zoo.