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DescriptionSt. Louis County is willing to pay annual compensation up to $137,000.00 for the right person who meets the qualifications of this positiion.Primary responsibilities are managing the health and well-being of all sheltered animals, this includes medical evaluation and treatment, sterilization and vaccination, and overseeing enrichment activities.This position will report to the Animal Care and Control Director and work on the programmatic needs guided by the program's philosophy.The internal philosophy of ACC is to provide the best medical care possible within the space and resources available to the organization, and in accordance with best practices and State and Federal requirements. It is our goal to save as many animals as possible and to insure optimal health and behavior, through our adoption center and transfer opportunities with new and established animal welfare partners. Outside of the shelter, the philosophy is to create a safe and humane community for people and pets, by creating programs and policies that prevent injury and illness while educating the public on responsible pet ownership.Applicants hired full time on or after January 17, 2018 will be participating in the revised retirement plan. New employees will be required to contribute 4% of their salary to this plan. Requires licensure as a Veterinarian with the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board and three years of related experience preferred. Efficient surgical skills required. Ability to obtain the following licenses within a reasonable timeframe: DEA, BNDD and USFA to write small animal health certificates.
How to ApplyApplicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at www.stlouisco.com/personnel/jobsearch . We only accept On-line applications. If you do not have access to a computer with web access, we have a kiosk that you may use in our office located at 41 S. Central 7th Floor, Clayton, Missouri 63105.