At SeaWorld, we’re passionate about caring for animals. In fact, we’ve already rescued over 37,000 animals (and counting!). And we can save you from being stuck in just another job. Join us and help bring joy, excitement, and lasting memories to people from around the world. We’re seeking enthusiastic, dedicated, and hard-working individuals in a wide variety of roles.
Join us and play an important part on our incredible team!
What you get to do:
Perform laboratory analyses to enable veterinarians and curators to properly manage the health of the animal collection in the park and the animals rescued, rehabilitated, and returned back into the wild.
Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, maintaining a high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.
Follows laboratory procedures according to federal, state and local regulations.
Follows engineering and work practice controls for laboratory workers.
Performs analyses in hematology, chemistry, microbiology, mycology, parasitology, urinalysis, cytology and water chemistry.
Computes and prepares test results.
Maintains records and enters data into computer.
Prepares and processes samples and maintains records for animal care and research projects.
Maintains laboratory supplies and equipment.
Dispenses vitamins and other supplies as needed.
Assists and participates in animal care projects as needed.
Ensures excellent animal care service by responding to team's requirements, expectations and needs.
Registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
Working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation, including QC and troubleshooting.
Prepare laboratory reports and enter results in digital medical records.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft applications, spreadsheets and databases.
Able to sit, walk, talk, use hands, hear, smell and have color vision.
Able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
Able to handle multiple tasks at once and work in a fast-paced work environment.
Able to work indoors with several large and small laboratory instruments as well as refrigeration and freezer units which create moderate noise.
Able to work with limited exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and radiation. Protective equipment is provided when necessary.
Able to positively interact with park guests and co-workers of all ages, different ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or language, and individuals with special needs.
Veterinary and microbiology experience preferred.
Animal or aquatic animal laboratory diagnostics experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 11985
About SeaWorld San Diego
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ is a subsidiary of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS). For more than 50 years, we have been a leading theme park and entertainment company delivering personal, interactive and educational experiences that blend imagination with nature and enable our guests to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world we share. We also are one of the world’s foremost zoological organizations and a worldwide leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The company collectively cares for one of the largest animal collections on the North American continent and has helped lead advances in the care of species in zoological facilities and in the conservation of wild populations.