Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Resident Veterinary Surgeon

                              Resident Veterinary Surgeon

Exciting opportunity for a Resident Veterinary Surgeon

We are seeking a dynamic individual for a unique role as Resident Veterinary Surgeon to join our Bear & Vet team at our bear rescue centre in Chengdu, China (CBRC). The position will involve shared responsibility for the provision of extensive veterinary care to bears rescued from the bear bile industry, and to other resident animals and local domestic animals at each centre.

The Veterinary Surgeon will report to the centre’s Senior Veterinarian, but will work closely with our Bear & Vet Team Director, Veterinary Nurses and Bear Management team. He/She may be required to travel within Asia and participate in outreach and training projects, and work with local veterinarians.

Please contact our HR colleague on hrhkg@animalsasia.org for further details and a full job description for the position.

§        At least 3-5 years work experience in a large mixed veterinary practice, zoological facility, specialist referral centre, or similar working environment.
§        Excellent clinical and organizational skills, an aptitude for problem-solving medicine and self-directed learning and plenty of initiative and flexibility.
§        A good sense of humor, excellent communication skills and the ability to live and work closely with the rest of the team comprising both western and local staff.
§        Cultural sensitivity and a history of working abroad, plus a background in captive wildlife management or charitable veterinary work are beneficial.
§        Suitable candidates must be able to commit for a minimum of 2 years.

Appointment is full-time, five (5) days a week with some weekend work applicable.

The following items are included in your full-time contract
On-site accommodation                
Relocation assistance                        
Emergency medical insurance
Paid holidays

How to apply
Interested parties please forward your cover letter (stating the applied position), CV with your and completed Job Application form to: hrhkg@animalsasia.org 
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information please visit our website www.animalsasia.org
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  Personal data collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose

Closing Date: 24th February 2017 

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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