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JBS USA VETERINARIAN in Dequeen, Arkansas

Staff Veterinarian

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition , which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi -glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Department: Pilgrim’s US

Location: Remote off ice d

Purpose & Scope: This posit ion will have direct veterinary responsibility for multiple Pilgrim’s complexes, working with live management in all areas (pullets/breeders, hatchery, broiler grow out, and plant), satisfying regulatory health requirements, ensuring implementation and compliance with company programs, and contributing to the Pilgrim’s Veterinary Services team.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Direct contact for bird health, animal welfare, and biosecurity in multiple Pilgrim’s complexes

  • Responsible for maintaining regulatory compliance related to VFDs, Rx, NPIP and USDA health/export certificates

  • Training and education of live team personnel

  • Contribution to Pilgrim’s vet team efforts on group projects, trials, etc.


  • Routine travel required to assigned complexes

  • Additional travel to live meetings, continuing education conferences, etc.

    Required Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent

  • Post doctorate training program in poultry medicine preferred

  • ACPV diplomate preferred

  • Veterinary license and federal accreditation with ability to be licensed in multiple states preferred

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Microsoft Office suite competency