The City of San Jose, Animal Care and Services Division is seeking Veterinarians to work at the San Jose Animal Care Center.
If you are interested in doing HQHV spay & neuter surgery on dogs and cats, there are openings in the shelter's spay & neuter clinic.
If you want a more than just spay & neuter, the Animal Shelter Veterinarian may perform all aspects of shelter medicine in a large animal shelter. Duties include routine HQHV spay/neuter and other surgeries (enucleations, amputations, mass removals, dental work, etc) on cats, dogs, and other animals as indicated. This position provides direct care and treatment of homeless animals entering the City of San Jose’s Animal Care Center. In addition, this position is required to diagnose, treat, and/or recommend euthanasia. The shelter's current save rate is ~90%.
Registered Veterinary Technicians will be assigned to assist veterinarians with the preparation and post-surgery processes of spay/neuter and other surgical procedures.
To read more about the position and/or to apply, visit the website:
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to:
Education & Experience: A degree from an accredited college or university in Veterinary Medicine and two (2) years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of animals in a clinical setting, private practice or shelter environment, including the performance of spay and neuter surgery of dogs and cats.
Certification or License: Valid California license to practice veterinary medicine in the State of California is required and the ability to register with the Drug Enforcement Administration for controlled substances. Valid California Driver's License and a good driving record.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will not prepare or file a labor condition application with the Department of Labor.
The City of San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and... Celebration. The City's Public Works Department is seeking an individual whose values align with the values of the City's employees.
The Department of Public Works is responsible for delivering capital improvement projects for a wide variety of City facilities and infrastructure, maintaining City facilities and fleet assets, facilitating and regulating development activities, and providing animal care and services. The Department is committed to high-quality service, partnering with the community, and providing an excellent environment in which to work.