Director of Medical Care

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Dolphin Research Center
58901 Overseas Highway
Grassy Key, FL 33050
United States
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DRC is seeking a licensed veterinarian to join our team as the Director of Medical Care. A Florida veterinary license and DEA license is required. In conjunction with our consulting veterinarian, the Director will be responsible for the health of the animals living onsite. The Director will supervise a medical team consisting of an Assistant Director, up to two Medical Technicians, a Medical Behaviorist, and a seasonal intern. This position reports to the CEO/President.
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A Florida veterinary license and DEA license are required. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about animal care, education, and conservation. S/he will also be comfortable working in the Florida heat. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Full job description and application instructions available at
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Dolphin Research Center, Inc. is a non-profit, natural lagoon facility located in the Gulf of Mexico in Grassy Key, Florida. Our mission is to promote peaceful coexistence between marine mammals and humans and the environment we share through research and education and to operate for the advancement of such research and education. Our animal family consists of 24 common bottlenose dolphins, one spotted dolphin, four sea lions, and nine birds. DRC holds the only manatee assessment license in the Florida Keys and works closely with Florida Fish and WildLife on rescues.
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To apply, please send resume to Human Resources at