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Temporary part-time Veterinarian (1 Sept 2023 – 1 Sept 2024)
Fauna Conservation Department

Major responsibilities
  • Support regarding the provision of veterinary care to animals at KFBG, primarily wildlife casualties (injured native wildlife and confiscated exotic wildlife), long-term captive animals in our educational display collection, and our livestock section chickens.
  • Health checks under general anaesthesia, including, where appropriate, radiography, blood sampling, bandage application, and other diagnostics or treatments as necessary.
  • Surgical procedures if required.
  • Assist with conscious animal checks and treatments as appropriate (e.g. triage of newly arrived animals, rechecks of wildlife casualties under treatment, deworming of confiscated turtles, etc).
  • Routine preventative care.
  • Humane euthanasia of animals for whom rehabilitation or rehoming are not viable options.
  • Upkeep of clinical records.

Other duties

  • Good communication and cooperation with the veterinary team (two vets and two qualified veterinary nurses).
  • Good clinical case discussion and open to learning and sharing.
  • Good communication and interaction with all the staff of the Fauna Conservation (and other) Departments.
  • Precise and detailed record keeping.
Job Requirements
  • Possession of a valid HKVSB registration.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an appropriate veterinary practice.
  • Good English language is mandatory and Chinese preferred.
  • A commitment to teamwork and able to work under pressure.
  • Good writing and IT skills (data input into the Zoological Information Management System).
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word).
  • Open minded and a positive thinker.
  • Physically fit for outdoor work and willing to work on a roster that may include some weekends and public holidays.
  • A valid driving license is useful.


Interested parties should send a CV, expected salary, and a cover letter (describing relevant work experience and reasons for interest in the post) to the P&C Manager, Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, Lam Kam Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong, or email to