- $10,000 Hiring Incentive
- Relocation Expenses
- Public Employees Retirement Association Employer Contributions
- 13 Days of Paid Vacation
- 13 Days of Sick Leave
- 12 Days of Paid Holidays
- Birthday Leave (8 hours)
- Continuing Education
- May Qualify for PSLF
- Retirement Healthcare
- Competitive Health Benefits (Medical, Vision, Dental)
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DVM or equivalent
4 openings available.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2201508
Perform the work of a professional veterinarian providing humane veterinary, husbandry and spay/neuter care and services to a variety of animals in city-operated shelters; supervise, assign, review and participate in the work of staff responsible for humanely operating and maintaining the City's kennels; ensure quality of work and adherence to established policies and procedures; perform or assist in the performance of euthanasia and surgical procedures; oversee operations of kennel and veterinary clinic and perform the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Oversee and help management health related issues in all areas of the shelter.
This is a safety sensitive position subject to random drug/alcohol testing.
This is an unclassified at-will position.
Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements
Must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree (DVM) and be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of New Mexico.
Experience in the practice of veterinary medicine, public health or environmental health preferred.
Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License.
Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.
About City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department
The City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department mission is to encourage responsible ownership of domestic animals; manage care for missing, abused and homeless animals; encourage and celebrate the Human-Animal bond through quality adoption and education; and to help assure public health and safety for the community.