Four day work week, no on-call, have work/life balance and...save lives! Winnebago County Animal Services is looking for a surgeon to join our team!
This position is one of two veterinarian positions within the department and the surgeon will provide spay/neuter surgeries and occasionally other surgical procedures. Knowledge of and training in high quality spay/neuter surgeries is preferred.
Winnebago County offers a competitive salary and excellent work schedule along with a generous comprehensive benefit package which includes outstanding medical, dental and prescription insurance plans, 457 investment plan, an excellent pension plan, 12 paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick days, and life insurance. Winnebago County, IL is located just over an hour from both Chicago, IL and Madison, WI. Working here may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
With an annual animal intake of approximately 4,500, WCAS is a department of Winnebago County government, located in Rockford, IL. The department provides a wide range of services in Winnebago County, IL and boasts high reclaim and adoption rates and a live release rate of nearly 90%.
Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume.
Qualifications include Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree, Illinois license to practice veterinary medicine (or ability to acquire), DEA controlled substance license, and an interest in serving people and making a difference in the lives of animals.