The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has an opening for a qualified, experienced veterinarian licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Florida. This is your opportunity to be a reliable professional resource and a respected leader at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, a Flagship, eight-star accredited, full service law enforcement agency, where we offer competitive pay, and benefits!
The position plans, organizes and oversees the activities of the veterinarian services and management within the Animal Control Section. The member performs all medical procedures necessary for the overall health of animals maintained by the Sheriff’s Office and works with the Animal Control Administrator to develop policies, procedures, and other related tasks. This position is responsible to perform assigned emergency management duties in the event of a natural or manmade disaster.
•A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited school of Veterinary medicine
•Valid license to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Florida
•Valid Florida Driver’s License
•Must be able to obtain a Federal Drug Enforcement Administration License
•Three to five years of broad experience in large and small animal medicine, private veterinary practice or working knowledge of shelter veterinary medicine, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, is preferred.
•Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Salary Range: $66,915.00 – $97,694.00
Interested candidates, please email resumes to: email@example.com
Minorities and females encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Starting pay: $17.20 per hour
Assists the Clinic Manager in the clinic operations section of Animal Care and Control; conducts scheduling, procurement, payroll and inspections; medically processes, performs triage/critical care/treatment and assigns caring duties for impounded animals; assists veterinarians with clinical procedures, in surgery and with large spay/neuter events; performs animal euthanasia; orders supplies/maintains supply inventory; communicates with vendors, private veterinary offices and other shelters/rescue agencies; compiles statistical reports; conducts staff meetings; responds to adoption concerns/complaints; performs veterinary assistant duties as needed; works in a lead-worker capacity in the absence the Clinic Manager.
Graduation from high school or an equivalent recognized certification; minimum of two (2) years of experience in a veterinary office, kennel, animal shelter or similar facility.
Equivalency: Related Associate’s Degree/Veterinary Technician Certification and one (1) year of related experience.
Necessary Special Requirement: Must obtain and maintain Florida Animal Control Association (FACA) Euthanasia Technician certification within six (6) months of hire.
PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE:
Maintaining/ordering inventory/supplies in an animal care facility; writing reports and maintaining logs/records; assisting a veterinarian. Also desirable: FACA Euthanasia Technician Certification (copy of certification must be received in PBC HR by 5:00 P.M. on the closing date).
Applications will not be accepted after 5:00PM on 5/17/13
Hillsborough County Animal Services
Hillsborough County has an opening in the Animal Services Department for a qualified, experienced veterinarian licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Florida. Position will be responsible for providing diagnosis and treatment to impounded, sick and injured animals; medical screening, vaccination, surgical sterilization and process of animals placed in adoption and foster care; micro-chipping redeemed animals; performs euthanasia for humane reasons and population health ; expert medical analysis for investigative reports and testimony in court for documented instances of neglect and cruelty; department and county policies, procedures, protocols and programs to educate the public in the humane treatment and responsible ownership of animals. Responsibilities also include working with other county departments, animal shelters, veterinarians, and citizens related to specific animal issues.
This position is responsible to perform assigned emergency management duties in the event of a natural or manmade disaster.
Minimum requirements are a Doctorate Degree in Veterinary Medical, current valid license to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Florida, proof of liability insurance, and a current valid Florida Drivers License. Successful candidate must possess outstanding oral and written communication skills. Two years experience in an animal shelter environment desirable.
The job posting can be found at: http://www.jobaps.com/HILL/sup/images/default.asp
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled
Animal Control Officer
Marion County Animal Services
Pay Grade: 7 $11.80 /$24,544.00
Entry level position related to enforcement of Marion County BCC animal codes. Includes restraint, capture and incarceration of stray, diseased, dangerous and vicious animals; preliminary investigation of animal cruelty and dangerous dog complaints.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one year professional experience related to animal care or control; or law enforcement background with a minimum of six months professional animal-related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must obtain Florida State Animal Control Officer and Chemical Immobilization certification within three months of hire and Florida State Euthanasia certification within one year of employment.
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Posting End Date: Open Until Filled
Escambia County Animal Services
Recruitment Salary: $60,569 annually. Salary may be negotiated.
Performs professional veterinary work at the Animal Services facility. Performs spay/neuter surgeries, oversees pre/post operative care, examines and treats diseased/injured animals. Oversees the maintenance of surgical equipment and area. Trains and instructs staff members in the proper care of animals. Provides technical advice and assistance as requested.
Requirements: Florida Veterinary License. Any State or Federal licenses or permits required to maintain, dispense and prescribe drugs and medications.
View job posting and apply at http://www.myescambia.com/jobs
Close date: Open Until Filled
Escambia County BCC, Human Resources Department, 221 Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL 32502, 850-595-1479
Equal Opportunity Employer