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York County Government

About our opportunity:

We are excited to hire a full-time, exempt Veterinarian to join our team in the Public Works Department, Animal Services Division. In this position, you will be responsible for performing health assessments, diagnosing, sterilizing, and treating (either medical or surgical intervention) for animals under the care of York County Animal Services.

Compensation: Pay Grade 127/Full Salary Range: $90,337.00 - $140,005.00 per year. Salary is determined based on experience and education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Examines, evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and provides general and emergency medical care to animals under the supervision of York County Animal Control, including small animal, large animal, pediatric, exotic, livestock, and wildlife species.

-Prescribes, dispenses, and administers medication, vaccinations, and provides training and oversight to Animal Control staff on the use of medications and controlled substances.

-Performs testing, spay, neuter, surgeries, and euthanasia on animals.

-Provides examination and health certification to ensure animals are fit for interstate transport.

-Performs behavioral assessment of animals within the shelter for determination of temperament and adoptability to the public.

-Maintains regulatory requirements regarding the care and welfare of animals, including maintenance of records and veterinary history of animals, including medications, controlled substances, treatments, evaluations, and diagnosis.

-Provides training and medical oversight to York County Animal Control staff, including methods of disease prevention, treatment, triage, behavioral assessment, and euthanasia.

-Performs forensic and necropsy examinations for animal cruelty incidents, including reporting, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

-Works with management staff to identify and implement long-range programs and regularly review policies, procedures, and ordinances.

-Responds to citizen concerns about animals under care.

-Maintains inventory, care and compliance of medical equipment and supplies.

-Participates in community outreach events, such as wellness clinics, microchip clinics and public spay/neuter clinics.

-Performs related work as assigned.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Job Function : General

Contact Info : Susan Whitaker, Talent Acquisition Manager -
Ashley Fay, Deputy Director of Human Resources -

Expiration Date : 12/31/2024

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