$109,990 - $150,009 annuallyThe pay range listed above reflects the full pay range for this position. Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.Hiring incentive of up to $10,000!
Apply at Jobs.Maricopa.gov
About the Position
Are you a compassionate Veterinarian who thrives in a fast-paced environment? Does your heart beat for the opportunity to make a difference? Good news – we’ve been looking for you. With over 700 dogs in our care, every day is different as a Veterinarian with Maricopa County's Animal Care & Control.
As one of the fastest-growing counties in the country, Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (MCACC) has become one of the largest open-admission municipal shelters in the nation. We currently operate at above a 90% save rate and embrace Fear Free values to ensure the physical and emotional health and wellness of the animals in our care. Because MCACC is a public sector, our veterinarians are able to focus on their passion for animals and maintain a work-life balance with our 4-day work week. As a Veterinarian here, you can expect to develop your surgery skills and make a difference in animals’ lives to help them heal so they can go into loving homes.
Maricopa County is excited to offer Veterinarians a hiring incentive of up to $10,000! Apply today at Jobs.Maricopa.gov!
We are also proud to offer:
Arizona Veterinary Medical Association paid tuition up to $100,000 (Follow this link to learn more: azvma.org)
Student loan repayment programs like the Licensed Professional Loan Repayment Program up to $6,250 per quarter ($100,000 maximum total benefit) and the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Enrollment in the Arizona State Retirement System, a defined retirement pension plan that provides a guaranteed monthly benefit for life once retired
Three weeks paid vacation and two weeks paid sick leave annually, with accrual rate increase over time in coordination with years of service
Six weeks of paid parental leave
A $60/month Wellness Incentive that, once earned, can be used toward your monthly health insurance premium
Maricopa County Animal Care & Control employees are committed to animal welfare and strengthening the human-animal bond in our community. We are always looking to add talented individuals to our team, either at our West or East Valley Animal Care Centers. As one of the nation’s largest open-admission shelters, we work with our community to serve the animals and people of Maricopa County. Our adoptions, shelters, clinics, and animal service officer teams learn first-hand about proper care for homeless and stray animals and work hard to help find them new homes.
Relocation assistance of up to $10,000 to cover moving expenses such as airfare, gas, professional moving fees and more!
Exceptional work-life balance including a 4-day workweek
Low-cost, high-value healthcare for you and your qualifying dependents
Learn more at www.maricopa.gov/5285/Why-Work-Here
Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine
Valid Arizona Veterinarian license, upon hire
Valid Arizona Driver’s License, upon hire
Drug Enforcement Agency Certification
We Also Value
Experience as a veterinarian at a spay/neuter clinic or animal shelter
Experience in shelter medicine
Experience using Chameleon software
Examine impounded, in-house, and fostered shelter animals to perform diagnostics, create treatment plans, prescribe therapeutics, and determine appropriate disposition for incoming animals
Execute spay/neuter surgeries, perform dental extractions, read and interpret radiograph studies, and perform non-witnessed, owner-requested euthanasia
Evaluate animals for release from bite quarantine
Monitor, dispense, and log, controlled substances and maintain medical records.
Participate in biweekly onsite vaccination clinics
Provide training to clinic, shelter, and field staff members
Deliver exceptional customer service to internal and external clients
Fast-paced animal shelter environment with exposure to extreme and varying temperatures, dogs and cats with unknown temperaments and behaviors, excessive noise, animal waste, and fluids, deceased animals, cleaning chemicals, and zoonotic diseases
Ability to lift, bend, stoop, stand, and walk on various surfaces, including slippery, uneven, and rough
Only the most qualified candidates will be considered
Consideration will only be given to candidates who submit online applications
Candidates will be contacted primarily through email and their Workday online application profile
Must pass a pre-employment background and/or fingerprint investigation as required by statute or policy, including drug and alcohol testing requirements for positions designated as safety-sensitive
Maricopa County is an equal opportunity employer.
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