Monday, June 22, 2009



Closing Date: OPEN

Job description for the position as a Laboratory Assistant and Junior Veterinarian:

  • 70% laboratory work 30% veterinary work
  • Assistance in laboratory organization, administration and maintenance.
  • Assistance in all laboratory work like blood work, microbiology and parasitology.
  • Assistance in autopsy of different wild animal species.
  • Assistance in the organization and execution of hospital and clinic maintenance
  • Assistance in all fields of zoo and wildlife veterinary work.
  • Recording of health programs and related data administration
  • Administration and management of medicine and consumption materials stock lists

Applicants for the position must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Veterinary degree and some basic experience.
    Flexibility and good organization skills.
  • Experience in office administration, good computer know-how (Word, Excel and Power Point).
  • Good communication skills and fluency in English
    Experience in identification of different external and internal parasites.
  • Experience in identification and differentiation of blood cells.
  • Ability to work independently and within a motivated team.
  • Patient and sensitive to the animals needs, experience in animal handling and interest in wildlife
To ascertain the suitability of your qualification and background, please answer the following questions; it’s not necessary to provide a positive answer always:

  • Describe your previous work experience.
  • What benefits or skills have you gained?
  • How do you describe your relation to nature and animals?
  • Are you experienced in the examination, treatment and handling of sick animals?
  • Do you have any experience in inventory and maintenance of a stock?
  • Are you experienced in different computer programs? If yes, what kind of programs?
  • Do you have any experience in performing monthly reports and statistics?
  • Do you have experience in performing an autopsy? What kind of animals?
  • What characteristics do you have which should convince us to hire you?
  • What are your professional targets and what do you expect working in Qatar?
  • How much salary would you expect? How much salary have you got at your previous job?
Working conditions:

Accommodation is free at the Preservation. Four weeks holiday with one paid ticket home per year. Flexible working hours, depending on the season. AWWP will offer a two year-contract with an initial probationary period of three months. Salary will be discussed after more application details are known.

The position needs to be filled with a skilled person, to maintain and increase our high standard.

Do not hesitate to ask for more details. Please submit your CV and the answers of the above questions to:

Christiana Hebel, Assistant Veterinarian P.O. Box 44069, Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation, Doha, State of QatarFax: +974 471 8707 Click here to e-mail website:

Peter Dickinson

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