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Specialist, Regulatory and Compliance

$64,800- $97,200
Posted Apr 02
Full Time
Sacramento, California

Create a healthier, brighter future for pets, pet parents and people!

If you want to make a real difference, create an exciting career path, feel welcome to be your whole self and nurture your wellbeing, Petco is the place for you.

Our core values capture that spirit as we work to improve lives by doing what’s right for pets, people and our planet.

  • We love all pets like our own
  • We’re the future of the pet industry
  • We’re here to improve lives
  • We drive outstanding results together
  • We’re welcome as we are

Petco is a category-defining health and wellness company focused on improving the lives of pets, pet parents and Petco partners. We are 29,000 strong, working together across 1,500+ pet care centers, 250+ Vetco Total Care hospitals, hundreds of preventive care clinics, eight distribution centers and two support centers.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate and timely auditing of license and permitting documentation and completion of required registration filing, using knowledge of Federal and State regulations, and general compliance awareness.
  • Create standard operating procedures for the maintenance of license, registrations, certificates, and permit maintenance.
  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with teams across the practice, along with licensing agencies.
  • Ensure registrations are closed, transferred, or initiated when hospitals close, relocate or open.
  • Notify department head and appropriate medical staff leadership of significant events.
  • Facilitate improvement activities related to regulatory compliance by partnering with hospitals and clinics to ensure required permitting, reporting, posting, and tracking is completed.
  • Monitor and comply with local, state, federal, and company policies pertaining to the handling of confidential information and organization of records.
  • Coordinate with vendors to ensure licenses are accurate, current, and comply with vendor requests.
  • Maintain a robust rabies reporting process for Vetco Clinics and Vetco Total Care hospitals.

Abilities And Skills

  • Strong time management and organization skills with an analytical mindset
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees and regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships with external agencies and internal business units.
  • Interact professionally and efficiently through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with emphasis on company interests.
  • Shows willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures.
  • Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be done.
  • Is open to changing situations and opportunities and is willing to perform all tasks assigned.
  • Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience or equivalent education processing and organizing sensitive data requiring strict deadlines.
  • Comfortably and confidently uses a computer and specialized software. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Share Point, Smartsheet’s, etc.
  • Health care background (veterinary or human healthcare)
  • Knowledge of basic radiation and rabies rules and regulations. (Preferred)

Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification.

The pay range(s) below are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

$64,800.00 - $97,200.00

/ year

Exact rate of pay will be based on position, location, and experience level. For a more detailed overview of Petco Total Rewards, including health and financial benefits, 401K, incentives, and PTO -see

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