On - Call Certified Animal Safety Representative, Contractor
4 weeks ago
Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesAmerican Humane (AH), a U.S.-based animal health and welfare organization, is seeking an independent contractor to serve as On-Call Certified Animal Safety Representative, to represent the No Animals Were Harmed program on motion picture, television, commercial and new media locations in London and surrounding UK region. The overarching responsibilities are: to assure the humane treatment of animal performers, to document how animals are housed and cared for and how various scenes and/or stunts using animal performers are accomplished, and to advise regarding animal safety issues and uphold AHs Guidelines For The Safe Use Of Animals In Filmed Media.
The person in this position must have excellent communication skills; be able to work independently; and possess an extensive and broad knowledge about animals and animal welfare, have an in-depth and specific history, comfort and understanding of horse husbandry, science and welfare, and a solid understanding of animal health and behavior.
We are seeking individuals with a Bachelors in Veterinary Science, Surgery, or Medicine (BVS, BVSc, BVetMed or BVMS), Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN), or BSc Animal Science or related field from an accredited school, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
This position will be required to attend a 5-week-long training. The first week of training will be virtual and the final training weeks will be in-person on local production sets in the UK.
While work is based in the United Kingdom, travel to other European countries may be required. This position must be able to make a long-term commitment to the job and have the flexibility to meet the demands of constantly changing filming schedules.
For full job posting and to apply online go to: https://americanhumane.applytojob.com/apply/mDQcWjsHRT/OnCall-Certified-Animal-Safety-Representative?source=vetclick
Address: 1400 16th St. NW, Suite 360, Washington, District of Columbia, United States