Website Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.
Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.
From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.
Promote the company initiative that ‘Animals Come First’ through the immediate and effective resolution of animal issues as they arise. Develop and implement long-term measures to improve animal care and management through effective education of partners and customers. The purpose of this position is to improve the quality of animals arriving at stores, enhance and maintain animal health conditions while at the stores, and improve customer satisfaction with animals and supplies post sale.
Essential Job Functions: The incumbent must be able to perform all of the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation.
- Compile and analyze data, make recommendations based on analyses and develop programs and processes to implement the appropriate course of action including development, communication and implementation.
- Assist in the ongoing improvement of PETCO’s Standards of Excellence in animal care and welfare.
- Serve as expert in the field of animal care and welfare to resolve issues as they arise and anticipate needs and opportunities for improvement in the care of animals.
- Manage relationships and care protocols with Vet supporting our stores
Influences Petco in the advocacy for, development, communication and implementation of, animal care and public health policies and procedures.
This position works in an office environment with occasional travel to stores.
A qualified candidate must be a licensed doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) with accreditation in the United States. A Master of Public Health or experience with zoonotic disease is desired. A minimum of 3 years of experience practicing veterinary medicine is required including experience and/or advanced training in the care and treatment of small non-traditional mammals, reptiles, avian and aquatic life. Two or more years’ experience or training in business management or economics is preferred. Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills are required, especially when representing the company to the media and/or animal associations or agencies.
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