Equine Veterinarian

  • n/a, Jordan
  • Full-time

Company Description

PETA Asia is dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. We operate under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: in factory farms, laboratories, the clothing trade, and the entertainment industry.

PETA Asia works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

Job Description

To offer excellent veterinary care to injured and neglected donkeys, camels, horses, mules, and occasionally, dogs, cats, goats, and sheep at PETA’s small but busy desert clinic in Petra, Jordan.

  • Examine, diagnose, and treat animal patients at the clinic and in the field
  • Observe and monitor the health, wellbeing, and disposition of admitted animals
  • Act upon and maintain records of observations
  • Dispense medications and communicate with and educate animal owners
  • Promote the humane care and treatment of animals while maintaining a good relationship with the communit 

Qualifications

  • Degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited university of veterinary medicine
  • Experience in equine medicine
  • Fluency in spoken and written English (knowledge of Arabic preferred)
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Interest in advocating for animal welfare
  • Kindness and honesty
  • Jordanian citizenship preferred​​​​​

Additional Information

While experience is preferred, new graduates are welcome to apply. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

PETA’s clinic in Jordan is located at Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, approximately two hours from the coastal city of Aqaba and three hours from the Dead Sea and from Amman.