The Colorado Division of Racing Events is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Veterinarians. In addition to any minimum qualifications required by the Division, all applicants for the position of State Veterinarian must be a licensed Veterinarian under the Colorado State Board of Veterinary Medicine.
The applicant should have strong leadership and people skills, preference for someone that has previous employment and experience as a Veterinarian in a racetrack setting.
The applicant shall be responsible for all areas of the test barn, track, and perform pre-race exams. To collect specimens of blood and/or urine before or after race; follows property protocol as directed by the assigned Racing Commission and Agent in Charge; maintains a clean and safe working environment; provides support to Veterinarian Assistants and performs related tasks within all areas of assignment.
Applicants will be responsible for documenting the collection of blood and/or urine specimens and attend and testify in hearings on all racing matters during the racing season. The applicant must have communication skills, both verbally and in written form, be computer literate and possess strong people skills.
Skills: Knowledge of the racing industry as it pertains to regulations and enforcement. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with persons of diverse backgrounds.
Interested parties that meet or exceed the above listed qualifications should send their resumes and supporting documentation to:
Agent In Charge
Division of Racing Events
Arapahoe Park: 303-690-6910
1707 Cole Boulevard, Suite 300, Lakewood, CO 80401