NW Florida County is seeking a Veterinarian for our Shelter Salary Range: $79,040.00 - $90,064.00 Annually The Position Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a full-time Veterinarian. Imagine working in the largest metro area in northwest Florida. The area boasts beautiful beaches, great schools, state parks and nature preserves! It is a comfortable, safe, and friendly place to live. The position performs professional veterinary work at the Animal Services facility and works under the general management authority of the Animal Shelter Manager. The veterinarian assures that animal health decisions that require close support from shelter management and staff are effective and supported by shelter processes, procedures, and policies. Coordinates medical requirements and need for facilities and supplies with Shelter Manager. Participates in development of shelter policies and standard operating procedures (SOP) to help assure quality and quantity of work performed meets and/or exceeds requirements. Understands and applies the principles of current and acceptable Veterinary science and shelter medicine, or heard health medicine, for companion animals. The Veterinarian is subject to call on a 24-hour basis in the event of emergencies or to provide guidance and/or decisions in matters associated with health and safety of shelter animals. The position does have the potential to offer a schedule of (4) 10-hours days per workweek.
In order to be considered for this position applicants must apply on-line at: www.myescambia.comQualifications * Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or related degree from an accredited university. * Licensure in good standing or eligibility to practice in Florida. * A minimum of 3-5 years work experience serving in a professional Veterinary capacity is preferred. * Current State or Federal DEA license or permits required to maintain, dispense, and prescribe drugs and medications or ability to obtain a Federal DEA license as a condition of employment.
Additional Salary Information: Total Compensation Escambia County Board of County Commissioners offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes: * Medical / Dental / Vision plans * Health Savings Account available with Employer Contribution * Prescription coverage * Employee health clinic * Employee fitness centers * Employer-sponsored retirement plan options that can include a pension or an investment plan * Deferred Compensation Plan * Flexible Spending Account(s) * Employee Assistance Program * Work/life balance: 18 paid days off and 13 holidays in your first year * Group Life Insurance* Potential eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program For more information on job position, benefits, and to apply visit: www.myescambia.com/jobs