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State of Massachusetts Blood Gas Testing Veterinarian (Seasonal) in Plainville, Massachusetts

The Racing Division of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is seeking to hire a Seasonal Blood Gas Testing Veterinarian. Under the direction of the Chief Commission Veterinarian, this position is responsible for maintaining relevant Commission paperwork and eligibility lists; and supervising the Testing Area. Commission Blood Gas Testing Veterinarians have an indispensable role in ensuring that the quality and integrity of racing in the Commonwealth remains high. The anticipated dates of service are April through November 2024. _Typical duties include, but are not limited to, the following: _ * Maintain relevant Commission paperwork. * Collect pre-race blood samples from race horses. * Ensure that each sample is properly sealed immediately in the presence of the testing assistant and trainer’s representative. * Ensure that all samples are properly secured and that all documentation is complete and provides continuity of evidence. * Monitor activities of occupational licensees for compliance with 205 CMR 3.00 or 4.00. * Perform any other duties that the Chief Commission Veterinarian may assign. _Skills and Qualifications_ * Able to contribute actively to a work environment that embraces diversity * Able to build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, integrity, cooperation, and mutual regard * Able to earn the trust, respect, and confidence of co-workers and customers through honesty, forthrightness, and professionalism * Able to accept personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and for meeting expectations * Able to seek opportunities to resolve problems, achieve goals, or otherwise advance the Commission’s mission _Experience, Education, and Training_ * Current licensure with Massachusetts Board of Registration in Veterinary Medicine or willingness and ability to become licensed prior to beginning work * Previous experience working with horses, preferably in a regulatory setting The Massachusetts Gaming Commission may schedule the Blood Gas Testing Veterinarian on an as needed basis depending on the schedule of live racing days at the track to which the Blood Gas Testing Veterinarian is assigned. The Blood Gas Testing Veterinarian may be required to work irregular hours including weekends and holidays. The Blood Gas Testing Veterinarian shall be compensated by the hour for a minimum of 5 hours per day scheduled. The minimum daily compensation is only applicable if the Blood Gas Testing Veterinarian is able to complete all tasks assigned for that day, otherwise compensation will be adjusted for actual hours worked. The successful candidate will be required to pass an extensive background check that includes a full credit check, CORI, drug screen, and finger printing. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is responsible for the implementation of the expanded gaming law (Chapter 194 of the Acts of 2011). Under the law, the Commission is tasked with establishing a regulatory framework for the solicitation, licensing, taxation, and oversight of a maximum of three casino licenses and one slots parlor license in Massachusetts. It is the policy of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local law. Job: Unclassified* *Organization: Massachusetts Gaming Commission *Title: *Blood Gas Testing Veterinarian (Seasonal) Location: Massachusetts-Plainville - 301 Washington St Requisition ID: 240001OY