JOB DESCRIPTION STAFF
Annual Salary Range: $106,298.16 to $131,684.80, generous benefit package, including 16% agency contribution to retirement.
DEFINITION:State of California licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. SEAACA’s staff veterinarian is responsible for maintaining the health of all animals in the care of the Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (SEAACA). This is a salaried / exempt position.
Examines animals for prospective adoptions to ensure health condition.
Vaccinates animals against Rabies, Distemper, Parvo, Upper Respiratory Infection, and other diseases common to canines and felines.
Performs spay and neuter surgeries.
Establish protocols for veterinary care of animals in compliance with state laws.
Examines and treats injured or sick animals that come into SEAACA’s care.
May monitor quarantine of animals that have been involved in a bite.
May assist field officers with cruelty investigations or rescues where medical intervention is necessary.
Graduation from a college with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and a license to practice veterinary medicine in the State of California.
No felony convictions or convictions of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Valid California Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one and a good driving record.
Must pass a pre-employment physical examination.
Must satisfactorily pass a background investigation.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Surgical procedures for spaying and neutering of canines and felines and for emergency treatment of injured animals.
Knowledge of modern techniques for treating various animals for common diseases and injuries.
Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with citizens and staff.
PHYSICAL CLASSIFICATIONS/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manual dexterity sufficient to perform surgical procedures safely.
Communicate effectively with citizens, staff and city contacts in person, in writing and by telephone.
Read typewritten or handwritten documents.