Advertisement Dates: November 16, 2023 – May 19, 2024
Doctorates degree in Veterinary Medicine. Must possess a State of Florida Veterinarian license. Applicant may be working towards a Degree in Veterinary Medicine at time of application and must earned degree by start date.
Are you ready to explore the exciting field of shelter medicine in sunny South Florida Miami-Dade Animal Services (MDAS), is seeking qualified applicants to join our dynamic team of veterinary professionals. The state of the art 77,000 square foot open admission facility boasts two surgical suites; a radiology unit; a comprehensive veterinary forensics program; high quality, high volume spay/neuter to include TNR; a public pet wellness clinic; and pet retention programs. The provision of high quality veterinary care to include population health management, preventive medicine, animal behavior, and rotations through clinical, surgical and forensic services provides a unique opportunity to advance your career and explore every aspect of shelter medicine under the direct leadership of the Chief Veterinarian. MDAS provides care and refuge to more than 27,000 abandoned or lost dogs and cats annually. For the third consecutive year greater than 90% of animals entering the shelter were saved through innovative and lifesaving programs. MDAS is located in the City of Doral and serves a diverse community of more than 2.6 million residents. The average temperature of 77° and convenient location just 15 miles from downtown and Miami Beach make it the ideal location for life saving work and play. Benefits: Miami-Dade County offers excellent benefits that include full medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; optional 457 pre-tax savings plan; optional flexible spending accounts;14 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; contributory membership in the Florida Retirement System; professional development; and a tuition reimbursement program.
Miami-Dade County is a workplace like no other. It features two of the largest and busiest ports in the nation – Port Miami and Miami International Airport – as well as Zoo Miami, the only tropical zoo in the continental United States.
Its borders also include sunny beaches, the wide open-spaces of the Everglades and an urban metropolis, so it’s no surprise that it takes a diverse set of backgrounds and skillsets to deliver excellent service to our 2 million residents – and 16 million yearly visitors.
From skilled trades to professional services, job opportunities at the County include just about every industry and every interest. Explore our offerings and find your fit at Miami-Dade County.
Miami-Dade County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by local and federal law.