Overall responsibility for the direct care of the animals associated with the Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation and for compliance with the federal Animal Welfare Act and its USDA Regulations and Standards, as well as the internal policies and procedures of the company.
Essential Job Functions
Assist with on-site USDA and State inspections.
Alerts trainer, manager, veterinarians to signs of disease or abnormal activity.
Adheres to all aspects of animal care, record keeping and interaction on behalf of the company in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.
Maintains the highest quality of Animal Husbandry, in accordance with all Federal/State/Local guidelines.
Maintains Animal records of daily activity and performs other administrative duties inherent to the Veterinary Technician position, including maintaining current medical records.
Performs appropriate in-house laboratory tests and organizes and sends samples for outside testing, as well as maintains records of samples in storage.
Maintains, orders, and keeps Pharmacological drugs and supplies up to date.
Assists with radiologic and ultrasonographic imaging and maintenance images in digital storage.
Secures, and maintains paperwork, for the general operation of the veterinary facility and for controlled substances and tranquilizer equipment in conjunction with the veterinary staff.
Responsible for professional standards of conduct, appearance and workmanship of personnel in respective job areas.
Responsible for compliance with all safety and security procedures.
Continually seeks to improve efficiency of operations and health maintenance procedures.
Accept all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Must be a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), or Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in good standing.
Ability to discern and solve problems.
Knowledge of aseptic technique. Cleanliness in patient care and maintaining the veterinary supplies.
Familiar with pharmacological agents, basic dosage regimes, and routes of administration – topical, oral, rectal and intramuscular.
For each species, knowledge of nutrition, handling, grooming, foot care, dental care, vaccination, external and internal parasites, common disease conditions.
Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 75 countries on six continents with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Disney On Ice, Disney Liv...e, Monster Jam, Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross, and Marvel Universe Live. The meaningful result: Creating lifelong memories, one act at a time.
Feld Entertainment is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.