in Winchester, VA

Veterinarian Job

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  • Job Location

    Winchester, VA 22602, US

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    Canine Technician

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    Full Time

MSA Security®, An Allied Universal® Company, is a leading global provider of high consequence threat solutions. We offer customized and innovative security solutions developed and executed by a team of experienced professionals. We deploy more than 800 Canine Detection Teams nationwide to mitigate the explosive and active shooter threats. Our patented SmartTech® solution provides instant, remote X-ray screener support from FBI-trained bomb technicians. At MSA Security, we take pride in hiring professionals with diverse backgrounds in law enforcement and military service. Start your phenomenal career with us today!

MSA Security®, An Allied Universal® Company, is hiring a Veterinarian. The Veterinarian is tasked with mentoring foreign veterinary and support personnel, caring for the health of working canines, and making recommendations to augment sustainable medical care and husbandry. Our deployed veterinary team is comprised of Veterinarians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians caring for the health and wellness of a large number of working dogs. The facility is equipped with both U.S. and international equipment and supplies. The veterinary team works closely with our Continental United States-based veterinary personnel and operations staff. The Veterinarian is expected to travel for extended periods, in austere and/or challenging locations. This position is OCONUS. Base salary starts at $152k. 


  • Examine canines for various diseases or injuries, and administer the best possible treatment(s)
  • Perform the various routine, elective, and/or emergent surgical procedures consistent with Working Dog general practice
  • Research and prescribe the best possible preventative strategies in an effort to maximize canine fitness for duty and minimize lost time due to preventable conditions, research and prescribe the best preventative strategies.
  • Utilize in-house imaging modalities, such as digital radiographs, and ultrasound; perform the studies and interpret the results
  • Perform training and present veterinary information to veterinary personnel, canine handlers, trainers, and other stakeholders in regard to injury triage and prevention, as well as zoonoses
  • Use a cloud-based working-dog-specific electronic medical record system, maintain veterinary records, generate relevant reports, and track necessary data
  • Provide veterinary expertise and inspections for facilities used to kennel Working Dog populations


  • Veterinary degree from an institution accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Be licensed as a veterinarian in a minimum of one U.S. state, with the ability to become licensed in Virginia within ninety (90) days of starting employment
  • USDA Accredited (minimum Category 1) to issue international health certificates for canines traveling from the U.S
  • Be a U.S. Citizen and possess a valid U.S. Passport
  • Be able to maintain, or already possess, a minimum SECRET level clearance
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience practicing as a veterinarian
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Effectively communicate and consult with other veterinary teams supporting canine missions in remote locations


  • Prior work experience with Explosive Detection Canines

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Who We Are

Men and women who have served in the military are an integral part of Allied Universal and we salute our veterans and extend gratitude for your service.

Military service members are often on the front lines, sacrificing everything to protect our freedom. And at Allied Universal, these unsung heroes help do their part to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in every corner of our communities.

When they join our ranks, they bring with them leadership attributes, significant life experiences and military core values that are a perfect fit to be successful among a large security force, helping to make a difference in our communities.

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