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Posted: 9/22/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2499708

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Opening Date/Time: Sun. 07/14/19 12:00 AM Hawaii Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Job Type:Full-Time Permanent
Location:Oahu, Hawaii
Department:Department of Human Resources
Performs as veterinarian-in-charge of all aspects of animal health to include planning, organizing and administering a comprehensive animal care program, and attending to the overall medical care and treatment of animals at the Honolulu Zoo; and performs other related duties as required.
 Additional Job Information:
At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

***Salary Negotiable: $5,373 - $6,535/month, pending approval and subject to funding availability.***

1) Only ONLINE applications will be accepted.  

2) Paper applications will NOT be accepted.

There is one vacancy with the Honolulu Zoo, Department of Enterprise Services.

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 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited school of veterinary medicine with a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your education within 7 days of filing this application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or transcript which shows the embossed seal must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Four years of professional veterinary experience involving the care and treatment of injured or ill animals, two of which shall have been in a zoo or in an exotic animal practice involving the care and treatment of birds, reptiles and mammals.

License Requirement:
1) License to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Hawaii. Attach a copy of license to your application.

Out-of-state applicants must meet the licensing requirements set by the State of Hawaii. Applicants who are licensed in another state and took the previous national exam (NBE & CCT or NAVLE), will be required to submit documentation for review by the State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs' Professional and Vocational Licensing Division. You must also take a Hawaii State examination in order to be fully licensed. A temporary permit may be available under certain circumstances and will be valid for no longer than eleven months. If selected, you must obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Hawaii prior to completion of probation.

2) Valid Hawaii State driver's license (Type 3), prior to appointment.
 Examination Process:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.

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