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Associate Veterinarian (Full-Time)

The zoo is currently accepting applications for an Associate Veterinarian. This position assists with providing medical and surgical care to the zoo’s animal collection, as well as implementing other veterinary programs within the zoo. The successful candidate will have excellent clinical veterinary skills as well as good communication and attention to detail. A DVM degree and license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Indiana is required, and at least one year of veterinary experience with zoological species is strongly preferred. Read the full job description,

This is a full-time, exempt position requiring at least 40 hours per week. This position occasionally requires work on weekends, evenings, and holidays.

To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (Associate Veterinarian), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday; or email to employment@kidszoo.org.

Application Deadline: Friday, December 19


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The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is operated by the Fort Wayne Zoological Society through a cooperative agreement with the City of Fort Wayne’s Department of Parks and Recreation. All employees and volunteers work for the Fort Wayne Zoological Society.

The Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and treats all applicants, employees, and volunteers without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, mental or physical disability that does not preclude performance of essential job duties, or any other status protected by law. The Society will offer all reasonable accommodations required by law to employees and volunteers with known disabilities.

The Society supports and promotes diversity in its workforce and on its Board of Directors and strives to foster a work environment of respect and inclusiveness where the diversity and contributions of all applicants, employees, volunteers, and visitors are valued and recognized.