Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 2023 International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM)
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Clinical Veterinarian- The Disney Animal Health Team
Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products As a Clinical Veterinarian, you will join a dedicated group of professionals working to provide excellent health care for the Animals, Science, and Environment (ASE) populations at Walt Disney World. You will be part of a team of 11 Veterinarians and 24 Animal Care, Veterinary Technician, Medical Records, and Administrative Staff. You will join a dedicated group of professionals working to provide excellent health care for the Animals, Science, and Environment (ASE) collection at Walt Disney World. Our Mission is to lead, care, connect, and conserve. For more than 25 years, the Disney Animal Health Team has constantly strived to be a leader in medical care for zoo and aquarium animals.
RESPONSIBILITIES/ YOU WILL: • Work as part of a multi-doctor practice and as a collaborative partner with other teams including Nutritionists and Animal Nutrition Center Managers, Animal Husbandry Keepers and Managers, Water Sciences, Guest Animal Experience, and Science Teams • Possess a commitment to excellence in both aquatic and terrestrial health care and a passion for communicating The Walt Disney Company’s conservation message to Guests and Cast Members • Have opportunities for interdepartmental project work, clinical and program management-based research, and teaching/training • Perform veterinary procedures in a public viewing environment • Demonstrate strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
The Dolphin Company The Dolphin Company is looking for an Associate Veterinarian to join the USA Vet Team. Looking for a Vet able to work in the state of Florida. Marine Mammal experienced applicants preferred.
Regional Supervisor of Veterinary Services USA
The Dolphin Company The Dolphin Company is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Veterinarian to join the team as the Regional Supervisor of Vet Services for the 4 US facilities in Florida.
Manager, Veterinary Services
Atlantis the Palm, Dubai In this role you will be responsible for the health care of Atlantis’ marine animals. You will play a pivotal role in planning and executing the preventive medical program, nutrition, quarantine, and reproductive programs to assure the welfare of our animal collection. You will be working closely with laboratory team, Aquarists and Marine Mammal Specialists and conduct as required, clinical analysis, ultrasound exams, endoscopies, x-rays and other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to our animal collection, to ensure their health, prevent the spread of disease and comply with all government regulations.
Our ideal candidate is a graduate of Veterinary Medicine from an accredited institution with a valid veterinary license and a minimum of five years of experience in a Management role. Experience in implementing and following preventative medical programs applied in zoological collections and working with marine mammals under human care is essential.
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Veterinary Practice Manager - Seas
Walt Disney World As a Practice Manager for the Seas, you will join a dedicated group of professionals working to provide excellent health care for the Animals, Science, and Environment (ASE) at Walt Disney World. You will join a team of 11 Veterinarians and 24 Animal Care, Veterinary Technician, Medical Records, and Administrative Staff. Our Mission is to lead, care, connect, and conserve. You will report to the Veterinarian Operations Manager. Responsibilities: • Supervise the Seas Hospital team and provide oversight for veterinary technicians working at the Seas • Lead all aspects of the Seas Hospital operation, including safety, inventory, equipment maintenance, and regulatory compliance • Collaborate with the Disney Animal Health leadership team, as well as with other teams including Animal Husbandry, Behavioral Husbandry, Nutrition, Water Sciences, Guest Animal Experience, and Science Teams • Serve as managerial point of contact for off-site Disney aquatic animal health programs • Promote team involvement in guest experience and education • Possess a commitment to excellence in animal health care and communication of The Walt Disney Company’s conservation message to Guests and Cast Members Basic qualifications: • Certified Veterinary Technician • 3 years of aquatic and/or zoological facility experience with knowledge in day-to-day function and nursing care in a veterinary hospital • Florida licensure or be qualified to apply for Florida licensure • A knowledge base of veterinary nursing and veterinary practice management and/or leadership • Ability to triage and adapt in a constant evolving work environment • Proficiency in basic computer functions necessary to operate in a Windows environment and other technologies or programs including ZIMS medical • Schedule availability may include weekends, variable shifts, and holidays Required Education: • Bachelor’s Degree • Graduation from an accredited veterinary technology school (Minimum 2 year program)
Stranding and Rehab Associate Veterinarian
Audubon Nature Institute he Coastal Wildlife Network (CWN) Associate Veterinarian will provide veterinary services for stranded marine mammals and sea turtles in Louisiana. This position will provide clinical care to stranded dolphins, whales, manatees, and sea turtles. The position will also lead necropsies on deceased marine mammals and sea turtles, and participate in research. The position is based in New Orleans, LA, but will respond to strandings throughout the state. During months where caseload is not as heavy, the CWN Associate Veterinarian will support other Audubon Nature Institute facilities including Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium, and Freeport McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center. The CWN Associate Veterinarian serves as an Audubon liaison, along with the CWN Stranding Coordinator, for local, regional, and federal partners, which include, but are not limited to, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA NMFS), and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).
Gulfarium Marine Adventure park This person is a part of a multi-manager team responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and its CARE Center.
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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is dedicated to educating, entertaining, and inspiring our guests to respect and preserve wildlife by providing unique and memorable experiences for visitors of all ages to connect with marine life. The Gulfarium is looking for an individual to fill the Aquarium Curator role. The aquarium team is responsible for over 150 species of teleosts, elasmobranchs, herptiles, and invertebrates, as well as their associated habitats/life support systems while also carrying out the department’s many daily interaction programs with guests.
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The Florida Aquarium Staff Veterinarian
The Florida Aquarium Position Summary
The position must have exemplary leadership, management and communication skills with the ability to work with a wide variety of staff within the animal health, animal care, and learning departments. The Staff Veterinarian will co-manage the clinical veterinary services for the living collection at The Florida Aquarium, it’s offsite satellite exhibits and for corals and rehabilitating sea turtles at the Center for Conservation (CFC) in Apollo Beach, FL, including preventative and emergency care, diagnostic services, and pathology. The ability to work in a dynamic environment requiring flexibility and creativity is critical.
Essential Position Functions
Co-manages the long term preventative medicine program for the animal collection at The Florida Aquarium and it off-site satellite exhibits, including annual examinations, infectious disease screening, parasite surveillance, immunization, birth control, nutrition, and dental prophylaxis.
Provides veterinary care and support for the quarantine of incoming collection animals appropriate to the taxa, acquisition and medical history and entrance diagnostics exams on a case by case basis.
Provides clinical veterinary support for the aquarium’s stranded sea turtle and coral conservation programs at the CFC in Apollo Beach.
Works proactively to foster and maintain a positive and productive working relationship between Animal Health and Animal Care.
Maintains all mandated veterinary related federal and/or state licensing.
Responds to and manages animal emergencies.
Examines sick or injured animals and performs necessary procedures including surgery, radiography, and/or other required diagnostics/treatments.
Stranding Response Program Manager
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center The Virginia Aquarium is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic person to join our team as Stranding Response Program Manager. The Stranding Response Program is part of the Virginia Aquarium’s non-profit foundation, and responds to 350-500 sea turtle and marine mammal strandings annually.
Click the link below to see the details of the position: https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=VBGOV&cws=37&rid=39549
Feel free to contact with me on the app or in person during the conference if you have any questions. Allyson McNaughton
Stranding Response Program Senior Scientist
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center The Virginia Aquarium will be seeking a Senior Scientist to join the Stranding Response Program. The Senior Scientist will work with the Chief of Veterinary Science and Research to help define and lead the scientific and research mission goals and activities. They will work closely with the Stranding Response Program Manager and the entire Stranding team to maintain data driven response activities and assessments. This position will also help facilitate and mentor scientific investigations with staff and sections throughout the Aquarium.
This position will be posted in few weeks, so please feel free to contact me directly to chat about this opportunity or get notified when the application link is open.
Geoje Sea World This exciting opportunity will fill in a full time position with on-call and after hours availability. Experience with cetacean medicine is required. Additionally, knowledge on reptile medicine is desirable. The successful candidate will manage the veterinary section, perform comprehensive diagnostic work ups, and follow preventative medicine programs. He/She will assist in providing daily care to the animal collection and will seek to improve the population's overall health and welfare.
Chief Conservation Officer, Seattle Aquarium
The Seattle Aquarium The chief conservation officer is the first expansion of the c-level of the Aquarium since the creation of the COO position in 2016 and will be a key member of the Aquarium’s executive team. The CCO is responsible for direction and management of all Seattle Aquarium conservation initiatives. The CCO co-creates and advances the Aquarium’s local, national and global conservation strategy in service of our mission and with a strong foundation in our SALISH values and a commitment to inclusive, locally led conservation initiatives. The CCO seeks opportunities to expand our work to advance the conservation agenda in climate resilience, sustainable seas and clean water. The direct reports of the CCO include the vice-president of life sciences, vice-president of conservation programs and partnerships, vice-president of conservation engagement and learning and the dive program manager. In addition, the CCO will hire a new executive assistant who will report to the CCO and also support the three vice-president positions. The CCO works closely with the Board of Directors, executive team and other external partners to support and leverage all conservation work for the Aquarium. The CCO frequently represents the organization at national and international events and supports all US and International work. Regular travel will be required (as much as 20% of time).
Research Associate I, II, III or Senior
Mississippi State University The research associate will work on funded research projects to support the health of marine mammals and sea turtles in the Mississippi Sound. Research will involve sample collection and analysis to support health of rehabilitating sea turtles or to investigate cause of death in dolphins or sea turtles. Research will also involve population and habitat analysis of dolphins in the Mississippi Sound to support the health of wild dolphins and sea turtles.