Veterinarian II (As-needed)

Animal Services


contact information

Arthur Palomar

job description

The City of Los Angeles envisions the day that every animal born is ensured a good home and good care. The Department of Animal Services is looking for two as-needed, part-time Veterinarians who desire to be part of our team by providing quality care to animals in the City’s animal care centers. We value the integrity of every employee, we care about our customers, and we are dedicated to the humane treatment of animals.


A Veterinarian diagnoses and gives first aid treatment, including surgery, to animals in the care and custody of the Department of Animal Services; assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of employees assisting in the above work; advises the public and Department employees on matters within the field of veterinary medicine; and exercises medical judgment and skill in the independent performance of these responsibilities, applying current veterinary medical principles. This position will not be required to conduct spay and neuter surgeries.

The as-needed Veterinarian will work about 20 hours per week and may be required to work on the weekends.


  • Doctor’s degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited veterinary school.
  •  Valid California State License to practice Veterinary medicine.
  • Valid California driver’s license is required for all positions and must be maintained throughout employment.

SALARY: $48.62 hourly

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a current resume, a City Employment Application, and proof of a doctor’s degree in veterinary medicine to 
The period to submit your application opens on July 8, 2022, and ends when sufficient applications are received.