Oversees the work of the clinic veterinarians at the Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control Veterinary Services section. Responsible for planning, directing and coordinating complex activities and operations in veterinary medicine in accordance with local, state and federal statutes and regulations. Manages the clinic veterinarians and ensures the highest quality of veterinary care, staff engagement and maximum productivity of the veterinary medical team. Supervises employees with assigned responsibilities in high volume spay/neuter, medical assessments, forensic investigations and shelter management. Participates in conferences, prepares written reports and observes results of veterinary services.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD); minimum of seven (7) years of experience in the practice of veterinarian services.
Necessary Special Requirements: Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Florida and certified by the Florida Board of Veterinary Medicine. Must be able to obtain a Drug Enforcement Administration License within 60 days of hire.
PREFERENCE FOR: Five years of experience in the practice of shelter medicine; previous employment in a county animal care facility or humane society facility performing high-volume spay/neuter surgeries; experience implementing One Health within an animal facility; experience grant writing.
BENEFITS: The PBC BCC provides an excellent benefits package, including a salary competitive for the South Florida marketplace, medical, dental and life insurance, as well as vacation, paid parental, and sick leave, deferred compensation, tuition reimbursement, and participation in the Florida Retirement System.
All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane. EO/AA M/F/D/Veterans Preference Employer; E-Verify Employer; Drug Free Work Place (DFWP)
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