Basic Job Function
Perform laboratory analyses to enable veterinarians and curators to properly manage the health of the animal collection in the park.
Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.
Follows laboratory procedures according to federal, state and local regulations.
Follows engineering and work practice controls for laboratory workers.
Performs analyses in hematology, chemistry, microbiology, mycology, parasitology, urinalysis, cytology and water analysis.
Computes test results and prepares results.
Maintains records and enters data into computer.
Prepares and processes samples and maintains records for research projects.
Maintains laboratory, pharmacy, surgical, radiographic, medical and necropsy supplies and equipment.
Prepares and assists with surgical, radiographic, medical and necropsy procedures.
Dispenses vitamins, drugs and other supplies.
Assists and participates in animal care projects as needed.
Ensures excellent customer service by responding to customer requirements, expectations and needs.
Other related duties as assigned.
Required Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Training
Must be at least 18 years old.
Must have Bachelor of Science degree in a related field.
Must be registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
Must have working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation.
Must be able to prepare laboratory reports.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must have basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications, spreadsheets and databases.
Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
Must be able to sit, walk, talk, use hands, hear, smell and have color vision.
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks at once and work in a fast paced work environment.
Must be able to work indoors with several large and small laboratory instruments as well as refrigeration and freezer units which create moderate noise.
Must be able to work with limited exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and radiation. Protective equipment is provided when necessary.
Must be able to positively interact with park guests and co workers of all ages, different ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or language, and individuals with special needs.
Veterinary experience preferred.
Aquatic Animal Laboratory Diagnostics experience preferred.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist experience preferred.
Hours & Availability
Must have 5 days of unrestricted availability to include weekends and holidays.
Park Name: SeaWorld San Diego
Location: San Diego, CA
Requisition Number: 7892
Status: Full Time Hourly
Pay Rate: $25.25/hr.
Relocation Provided: No
Closing Date: 10/10/2018
Please go to SeaWorld.com to apply for this position.
We look forward to hearing from you!