Looking for team-minded vet to join us at our large, open-admission shelter in Tucson, AZ. Our save rate exceeds 90%, and we've been recognized as one of the most progressive, large municipal shelters in the US. Pima Animal Care Center is Southern Arizona’s largest pet-adoption agency and the only shelter in our community that never turns away a pet in need. Our new $22M facility was completed in 2018 with 6200sq ft clinic space.
Vet duties include HQHVSN, shelter rounds, community outreach. Days on surgery involve dental, ophthalmic, orthopedic procedures once trained. Shelter rounds entail ER triage, foster appointments, cruelty/forensic cases. Most recently, we launched a grant-funded veterinary outreach clinic to keep pets with families affected economically by COVID. The University of Arizona is based in Tucson and we collaborate with depts of Epidemiology and the newly founded School of Vet Medicine.
We prefer applicants with some shelter, HQHVSN, or ER experience, but will consider new grads and/or passionate, hard-working candidates. Salary is $110K. Once surgically proficient, vets work 4x10hr shifts. Please contact Director of Vet Services with questions: email@example.com. Despite warning of hiring “freeze”, position is OPEN for applications starting June 5, 2020. Please follow links from https://webcms.pima.gov/employment/
Tucson is located in the heart of the stunning Sonoran desert. Our county & federally protected natural areas are world-renowned and accessible by hiking, biking, and climbing routes. Tucson is culturally diverse and affordable. We enjoy a revitalized downtown brimming with excellent restaurants and community events.
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About Pima Animal Care Center
Pima Animal Care Center is Southern Arizona’s largest pet-adoption agency and the only shelter in our community that never turns away a pet in need. Last year, we took in more than 18,000 pets and reached a record-high save rate exceeding 90%. In addition to providing advanced medical care for our shelter animals, our behavior team works hard to rehabilitate and enrich animals in our care. We practice TNR and offer vaccine clinics in underserved areas of the county. PACC includes Animal Protection and licensing divisions. Our beautiful $22M bond-funded *new shelter* opened in 2018. Tucson is located in the heart of the stunning Sonoran desert. Our community boasts a large university -- the University of Arizona -- and residents enjoy a revitalized downtown area brimming with restaurants, shops and brew pubs. Tucson is a culturally diverse but very affordable community with lots of history and natural beauty that's accessible by hiking, biking and climbing routes.