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 one Veterinarian who desires 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.
degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited veterinary school.
California State License to practice Veterinary medicine.
California driver’s license is required for all positions and must be
maintained throughout employment.
Salary commensurate with experience up to
$152,904.24 annually. Medical and dental benefits provided.
Cash retention bonuses available after
six months ($1,000) and year two ($4,000) in accordance with the provisions of
the current labor agreement.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
to submit your application is currently open and ends when sufficient applications
For candidates seeking initial
City employment, in accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134,
information regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements as conditions of
employment may be found at: https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pdf.