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Pilgrim's VETERINARIAN in Russellville, Alabama


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.


  • Tr avel 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

    EOE/ Vet/Disabled