To assist veterinarians and medical laboratory scientists in all facets of managing the health of the park’s animal collection.
Must have at least an AAS from an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program
Veterinary Technician license (LVT) in the state of Texas, or eligible to acquire licensure within one year
Must have a minimum of 2 years work experience as a Veterinary Technician. Experience in a Zoological facility preferred.
Must have a valid state driver’s license and be able to obtain a company driver’s license
Excellent written and verbal communication skills preferred
Basic computer skills required.
There is limited exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and radiation. PPE is provided when necessary.
Must be able to lift, push, pull at least 30 pounds.
Position requires standing, walking, using hands, hearing, talking and vision, and shuttling equipment.
Must be available for call back in the event of emergency.
Provide excellent service to guests and ambassadors.
Must be able to stand, walk, and work for prolonged periods of time in extreme weather conditions.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays
Consistently practices safe work habits including, but not limited to the use of personal protective equipment, lifting and reporting of unsafe situations
Must be willing to comply with and ensure ambassadors comply with all SEA grooming guidelines and employment standards.
Must be able to successfully complete all legal, company and department training requirements to include but not limited to passing required tests and certifications within established timelines.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist veterinary staff in organizing and administering animal health care programs including preventative medicine, diagnostic procedures and therapy.
Prepare and assist with surgical, radiographic, necropsy and medical procedures, to include anesthetic monitoring.
Perform radiology procedures.
Provide medical treatment and phlebotomy.
Assist laboratory staff as needed in performing laboratory diagnostic procedures.
Perform pharmaceutical and consumable supply inventories
Cooperatively coordinate animal quarantine and pre-shipment protocols with veterinarians and animal areas.
Maintain records and enter data into computer and electronic animal record system
Archive diagnostic digital images.
Maintain pharmacy, surgical, radiographic, medical and necropsy supplies and equipment
Dispense vitamins, drugs and other supplies when needed.
Coordinate and implement surgical area safety programs with the department safety officer in the lab.
Be trained and maintain training as required to perform IATA compliant packaging of dangerous goods shipments.
Assist and participate in animal care projects as requested.
Follow engineering and work practice controls for laboratory workers.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by veterinarians.
Applications can be made online at https://careers.seaworldparks.com/Application/Get/agekegdakjholpgbbf