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Current Opportunities

CVET Operational Specialist

Deadline: November 27, 2023
Salary Range: $4,933.33 – $6,883.33/month commensurate with experience

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Operations of the California Veterinary Emergency Team (CVET), this position provides leadership and support in the development and implementation of animal care standards, conducting hands-on training of disaster responders, recommending necessary animal care equipment/supplies, and participating in key stakeholder engagement during and between disasters (primarily wildfires) involving domestic animals and livestock in the state of California. As a lead in CVET’s emergency response functions, this position supports CVET activities in the Operations Section (e.g., clinical veterinary work and managing of care personnel and resources) during disaster response, typically at shelters and/or staging areas. During non-emergency periods, works collaboratively with the CVET team to ensure statewide disaster readiness by assisting in stakeholder engagement/coordination, training/informational workshops, protocol development/revision, engaging in research activities to ensure best achievable response, and assisting with teaching and public service activities as part of the One Health Institute (OHI) and UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM).

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