Basic Job Function

  • Perform laboratory analyses to enable veterinarians and curators to properly manage the health of the animal collection in the park and the animals rescued, rehabilitated, and released to the wild.

  • Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, maintaining a high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.

Principle Duties

  • 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 and prepares test results.

  • Maintains records and enters data into computer.

  • Prepares and processes samples and maintains records for animal care and research projects.

  • Maintains laboratory supplies and equipment.

  • Dispenses vitamins, drugs and other supplies as needed.

  • Assists and participates in animal care projects as needed.

  • Ensures excellent animal care service by responding to the team's requirements, expectations, and needs.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Training

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a related field.

  • Must have Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist experience.

  • 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 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.

  • Animal or aquatic animal laboratory diagnostics experience preferred.

Hours and Availability

  • Must have 5 days of unrestricted availability to include weekends and holidays.

  • 40 hours per week.

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