Winnebago County Animal Services is looking for a Shelter Veterinarian to join our team!
With an annual animal intake of approximately 5,000, WCAS is a department of Winnebago County government located in Rockford, IL. The department provides a wide range of services in Winnebago County, IL and boasts high reclaim and adoption rates. Thanks to the efforts of many, including our veterinary team, WCAS euthanasia is low and reserved only for cases of public safety or where injury or illness make euthanasia the humane decision.
This position is one of two veterinarian positions within the department. The veterinarian will provide high-quality medical care to shelter animals, including dogs, cats and other domestic animals. The veterinarian will provide spay/neuter, and necessary surgical treatment of various medical conditions, herd health oversight, and healthcare maintenance on shelter pets. The veterinarian will provide humane medical treatment of all animals seen in the shelter and will play a part in the maintenance of shelter protocols. Veterinarians are supported directly by two Certified Veterinary Technicians.
Winnebago County offers a competitive salary along with a generous and comprehensive benefit package which includes outstanding medical, dental and prescription insurance plans, 457 investment plan, an excellent pension plan, 12 paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick days, and life insurance.
Qualifications include Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree, Illinois license to practice veterinary medicine (or ability to acquire), DEA controlled substance license, and an interest in serving people and making a difference every day in the lives of animals.
Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume.
This is a full time job
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Closing Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021