Employment

Looking for internships or volunteer opportunities?

Tracy Aviary is now hiring for the following positions:

 


Bird Trainer

While the position of Bird Trainer has been filled, we are always accepting resumes for future openings.  To apply send resume, cover letter, and references to:

Helen Dishaw, Curator of Bird Training and Education Programs – helend@tracyaviary.org

 


Relief Veterinary Technician

Tracy Aviary is seeking a part-time relief veterinary technician or veterinary assistant to fill in for our full-time veterinary technician on weekends (Saturday and Sunday 7:30am-4:00pm) and vacations. One weekday also required, preferably Friday or Tuesday. Job responsibilities would include but not be limited to:

  • Incoming bird quarantine care (husbandry, diet preparation)
  • Treatments, therapies, and husbandry for hospitalized birds
  • Evaluation and triage of ill birds
  • Assisting veterinarian while on site
  • Record keeping and data entry in ZIMS and ZIMS Medical
  • Transport of birds to and from offsite vet clinic
  • Anesthetic monitoring
  • Surgical preparation
  • Perioperative monitoring and assessment
  • Radiology
  • Laboratory duties
  • Capture and restraint of various species of birds

1 year previous experience working as a vet tech or a degree in veterinary technology required. Experience with Microsoft Office Programs required. Experience working with birds especially exotic birds is a plus. On the job training will be provided. Valid Utah Driver’s license and a clean driving record are required.

Position is open until filled. Interviews begin immediately.

To apply send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Jennifer Evans - jennifere@tracyaviary.org.  No phone calls, please.