Ocean Wise is a globally recognized leader in connecting people to our natural world. As a not-for-profit organization, our team contributes to meaningful work that matters. We take pride in the steps we take towards conserving aquatic life every day. Our focus on engaging visitors, connecting students, facilitating direct action and understanding the world around us contributes to protecting our world’s oceans.


Reporting to the Staff Veterinarian, the Veterinary Fellow will assist the veterinary staff in providing medical management for a large captive display collection that includes marine mammals, terrestrial mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and a large variety of native and tropical fish as well as approximately 150 live-stranded marine mammals (mostly harbour seals) which are cared for by the Vancouver Aquarium (an Ocean Wise initiative).

This is a one-year position beginning in July 2018 for a veterinarian interested in pursuing specialized training in aquatic animal medicine.

As part of the application process, please email a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, and veterinary transcripts to careers@ocean.org.

Application deadline: December 1st, 2017. Decisions will be made by Jan 12, 2018.

Visit this listing on the Vancouver Aquarium Careers website.