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.
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.