Join our progressive team of veterinary professionals to provide quality care to animals in the Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center (VBACAC). VBACAC impounds between 5,000—7,000 animals annually and the facility is a fast paced environment. The shelter’s surgical suite is state of the art including digital radiology and diagnostic laboratory equipment.
Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center is seeking a full-time veterinarian to provide medical care/sterilization services for shelter animals. Collateral duties include forensic necropsies and court appearances, as needed, for prosecution of cruelty cases as well as medical care to police K-9 working dogs.
Typical Hours are Monday - Friday. City benefit options include Health, Dental, Legal, Short/Long term disability, VRS Hybrid Retirement and paid time off accrual. Continuing education/license renewals included. Apply at www.vbgovcareers.com through 6-9-19. Requisition #29483.
MINIMUMS: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM or VMD) from an accredited college of veterinary medicine. Successful completion of a national veterinary medicine exam, and licensure as a veterinarian within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Some professional clinical experience. Must have, or obtain, a current and valid Virginia or North Carolina driver’s license in accordance with Virginia or North Carolina DMV driver's license eligibility requirements This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to mandatory drug testing and annual physical exams. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical and completion of a thorough police background investigation, including polygraph examination are required. Upon hire, the selected candidate will be required to receive rabies pre-exposure vaccinations provided by the City of Virginia Beach Occupational Safety and Health Services
Internal Number: 29483
About Virginia Beach Police Department/Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center
The Virginia Beach Animal Care & Adoption Center impounds between 5,000 - 7,000 animal annually. The shelter is the City's only municipal animal shelter and all dogs and cats are spayed or neutered prior to adopter possession. The facility is a fast paced environment. The veterinary team consists of 2 full-time LVTs and 1 assistant which are under the supervisor of the veterinarian. Visit the shelter's webpage at www.vbgov.com/animalcontrol or www.vbacac.com or follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/vbanimalcareandadoptioncenter for more information about the shelter's activities.