Wildlife Veterinarian: Utah

Agency
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Location
Salt Lake City
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$28.01 - $41.27 Hourly
Last Date to Apply
05/10/2021
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/utah/jobs/3059319/wildlife-veterinarian?keywords=veterinarian&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Description
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking a Wildlife Veterinarian to coordinate the Wildlife Health Program. The incumbent will be responsible for developing and implementing a program to advance the health of a wide diversity of mammal and bird populations. The Veterinarian will also oversee the pharmacological agents used by the agency to treat and immobilize wildlife.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have: A Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM, VMD) or equivalent is required and must be licensed (or able to obtain a license) in the state of Utah within 30-days of hire. A license or application in progress for a license with the Drug Enforcement Agency to purchase and administer controlled substances within 30-days of hire. Experience in ecology, conservation biology, wildlife management, pathology, toxicology or related disciplines. The ability to integrate expertise in animal medicine to population management. Experience with wild animal immobilization, necropsy, bacteriology, parasitology, toxicology, and virology. Experience developing and implementing surveillance and management plans to identify and mitigate wildlife disease.
Contact Person
HR - Karen Weir
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