VMD/DVM Position

VMD/DVM Positions are available for veterinary associates, and graduates of veterinary medicine. All positions require a graduate degree in veterinary medicine (VMD or DVM).

State Veterinarian Temporary (Penn National Race Track), Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania (Government)

613 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
717-705-5587 / josiclark@pa.gov
This position will supervise the duties of Livestock Workers in the test barn activities including the collection and processing of blood and urine samples, oversee the normal racing activities and record-keeping for horses that qualify for treatment with medication for respiratory bleeding in accordance to the rules of the Thoroughbred Racing Commission and conduct pre-race inspections on horses entering the paddock prior to racing. Your duties may include the pre-race examination of a horse entered for that day's races for health, welfare, and fit-racing soundness issues. Other duties include being present in the paddock at the finish of each racing program in order to observe horses before during and after racing and examine the horse when requested by the judge and/or notify judges of any horse that is deemed physically unfit to compete in racing.
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Graduation from a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Medical Doctor program. Necessary Special Requirements: Possession of a valid license to practice veterinary medicine as issued by a State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Post Employment Requirement: If the employee is not licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Pennsylvania, he/she must obtain Pennsylvania licensure within twelve (12) months of being hired. Additional

Newly graduated veterinarians may apply for this position
This position is per diem; the daily rate of pay is $400.00.
Practice Type:
Large Animal
100 Veterinarians And 0 Technicians
How to Apply:
Applicants should apply via the website through the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/3720675/state-veterinarian-temporary-penn-national-race-track Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education). If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted. Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from considera
Additional Comments:
Part-time employment. Standby position and works on an as-needed basis. Work schedule is vendor controlled and is determined by the racing schedule. Work hours vary between 7:00 AM-12:00 Noon, 1:00 PM-6:00 PM or 6:00 PM-11:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday and determined by the racing schedule.