Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kind setting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience.
Collect, or assist with collection of, biological samples from husbandry collection and rehabilitation animals.
Process all samples for evaluation by the Veterinarian or submission to outside laboratories.
Enter lab results in records for review by Veterinarian.
Assist with surgical procedures and monitoring of patients during anesthetic procedures.
Maintain husbandry collection hospital: all cleaning and organizing of equipment and facility.
Coordinate biohazardous waste disposal program.
Enact treatment plans according to Veterinarian’s directions.
Maintain inventories of pharmacy and medical supplies, including monitoring, ordering, receiving, and submitting PO's.
Maintain radiology records and licensing and ensure compliance with licensing requirements.
An Associate’s degree or equivalent from two year college or technical school (Registered/Licensed Veterinary Technician) and/or equivalent experience is required; 2 years of professional experience working with exotic animals in the Aquarium or Zoo field is preferred.
The position offers an attractive benefits/vacation package including a 100% employer paid health plan, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance. 403(b) retirement plan with a 100% match of the first 5% contributed.