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Title:

Wildlife Veterinarian

Advertiser:

Endeavour Veterinary Ecology

Location:

Toorbul (Moreton Bay), Queensland

Endeavour Veterinary Ecology is a wildlife consultancy that provides specialised veterinary ecology and population management services. We pride ourselves on innovative and collaborative wildlife solutions, optimal ecological outcomes, and high standards of animal welfare.

We have a unique opportunity for a passionate and capable veterinarian to join our team and work with us to recover, manage and monitor koala populations in northern Australia. You will be responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of program koalas, including conducting comprehensive veterinary examinations of koalas under anaesthesia, collecting samples for diagnostic and research purposes, and treating any sick or injured animals. Performing necropsy examinations to accurately determine the causes of mortality in the population and custom fitting telemetry devices to koalas will also be part of your role.

To be successful with your application, you will have a demonstrated interest in wildlife conservation and fastidious attention to detail. We work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, so an easy-going nature, flexibility and excellent time management skills are also required.

This casual position is based at our clinic in Toorbul and is available for a 12-month period, with the potential for renewal. Weekend work and blocks of travel (similar to fly-in fly-out basis) will be required. We offer a competitive hourly rate, commensurate with experience.

Applicants must have the following:

  • Veterinary degree registrable in Queensland
  • a minimum of 2 years of clinical experience
  • open Driver Licence
  • competency in the use of computers and commonly used programs (Microsoft Office and Apple programs)

Desirable:

  • interest in surgery (particularly orthopaedics)
  • prior experience in wildlife medicine and management, including wildlife telemetry and GIS
  • current First Aid Certificate
  • Firearms Licence

How to apply:

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Date published:

15-Apr-2021

Closing date:

ASAP