VETERINARY SURGEON - MOON BEAR RESCUE CENTRE IN CHINA
ANIMALS ASIA FOUNDATION
PAID POSITION AT THE MOON BEAR RESCUE CENTRE IN CHINA
Date Closes: 10th July 2009
Do you enjoy a challenge and are you committed to animal welfare?
The Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) is a charity devoted to the needs of wild and domesticated animals across Asia. Our mission is to improve the lives of all animals in Asia, end cruelty and restore respect for animals in Asia. The vision of AAF is change for all animals, inspired by empathy for the few. AAF has offices in China, Vietnam, United Kingdom, United States of America, Germany, Italy and Australia/New Zealand.
Animals Asia Foundation is seeking a Veterinary Surgeon for our Moon Bear Rescue Centre in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. The Veterinary Surgeon will be based at the rescue centre and will be responsible for providing extensive veterinary care to Asiatic black bears rescued from bile farms, other resident animals, and local domestic animals. You may be required to travel within Asia and participate in outreach projects and work with local veterinarians.
Candidates ideally should have 2-5 years work experience in a large mixed veterinary practice, zoological facility, specialist referral centre, or similar working environment. You should have excellent clinical and organisational skills, an aptitude for problem-solving medicine and self-directed learning and plenty of initiative and flexibility. As part of a cohesive and experienced veterinary team at the rescue centre, you will require a good sense of humour, excellent communication skills and the ability to live and work closely with the rest of the team comprising both western and local staff.
You will work under the supervision of the Senior Veterinary Surgeon, however clinical aptitude and initiative are essential. A background in captive wildlife management is beneficial.
Applicants must be able to commit for a minimum of 1 or ideally 2 years.
Other benefits include:
• Complimentary accommodation and subsidised meals
• Relocation assistance
• Medical insurance
How to apply:
Applicants interested in this rewarding position should forward their cover letter, CV and completed Job Application form with expected salary to: email@example.com
If you require any further information please contact the Senior Human Resources Officer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (852) 2791 2225
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