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Equine Veterinarian

Tampa, Florida 34478
United States

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Date Posted: 09/11/2019 | Last Updated: 06/03/2020

Categories: Veterinarian - Small Animal
Positions Available: Temporary
Annual Salary Range: $45,000 - $49,999
Minimum Education Level: Doctorate
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Thoroughbred
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? No
Live on site? No
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
Florida Thoroughbred Racetrack seeking seasonal equine veterinarian with verifiable experience in diagnosis and treatment of equine lameness. Ideal candidate will have experience treating thoroughbreds and/or racehorses in training/racing.
Job Description
Seasonal position, November 2020 to May 2021
Race days are worked from 8:00AM until the last race. Vet to stay until last race will be on a rotational schedule.

Duties will include performing full physical and lameness exams, taking samples for drug screening, taking samples for illness or injury, reporting scratched horses to the stewards with all information on the horse and the race number, performing randomized TCO2 testing through the barns, and writing or entering any requires notes on necessary forms and InCompass system. Other veterinary duties may be required should out of the ordinary circumstances arise.
Job Requirements
- Florida Veterinary License
- Florida Parimutuel License
- Minimum 7 years actively treating equine patients for lameness, providing general sport horse care and knowledge of functionality on the race track is ideal.
- Must be able to pass a Background Check and Pre-employment Drug Screen
4-5 day work week, only on race days
Pay is $500 per each race day
End of season bonus
Description of Housing Provided
Not applicable