Are you looking for a veterinary practice that can provide you with life-work balance? Are you tired of working over 40 hours every week and always being on call for emergencies? If you are passionate about veterinary medicine, are committed to your patients, but still want to enjoy your free time with a predictable and flexible schedule; a position in the Department of Defense, Global Veterinary Medical Practice may meet your needs.Learn more about this agency
- Perform wellness appointments on a population of privately-owned animals and advise owners on proper immunizations and disease prevention.
- Examine animals, treat diseases and injuries, conduct surgeries.
- Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, and other body fluids for examination and diagnostic testing.
- Performs and interprets laboratory findings.
- Perform administrative duties such as maintaining legal medical health records.
- Issues health certificates.
- Provides direction and oversight to Animal Health Assistants with regards to veterinary nursing skills, veterinary medical standards, and animal care.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
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Conditions Of Employment
- Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
- Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
- Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
- A one year probationary period may be required
- If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty.
- Satisfactorily complete a physical examination (to include all mandated immunizations to work in a veterinary environment) prior to entrance on duty.
- Must not have an aversion to animals, blood, bodily fluids, animal tissues, strong odors, needles, or sharp instruments.
- Must be able to stand for long periods, restrain animals, kneel, reach, etc.
- Ability to obtain/renew United States Department of Agriculture/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA/APHIS) accreditation within first 60-days of employment.
- Possess a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA).
- Possess a valid unrestricted state license to practice veterinary medicine (may be a valid state license from any US state).
- Official transcripts must be provided prior to time of hire. Unofficial college/university transcripts may be uploaded for initial qualification screening.
- Possess active United States Department of Agriculture/ Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA/APHIS) accreditation.
- Ability to lift 40 lbs and long periods of standing, restraining, kneeling, reaching and sitting, etc.
The information provided on your resume should be clear and specific. You will be rated based solely off of the information provided within your resume. Assumptions will not be made regarding your experience and the duties performed.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.
Salary is pro-rated based on a 40 hour work week.
Hourly salary is $40.97ph ($85,500) - $47.92ph ($100,000).
- Competitive salary; based on experience
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance (for regular or certain flex employees)
- Life insurance (for regular employees)
- Retirement Plan (for regular employees)
- 401(k) plan with matching (for regular employees)
- Regular full-time and part-time employees are eligible of paid annual leave, sick leave, and Federal Holidays, as well as continuing education
- Access at many locations to on-post services and facilities such as day care, child youth service, fitness and recreation centers.
Work schedule to be determined after hire.
- Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 4:00pm EST (Monday -Thursday) or 3:00pm EST (Friday) on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
- Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
- Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) cost is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
- Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: https://acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/NAF_applicant_info_kit.pdf).
- NOTE TO APPLICANT: Below defines theemployment category for this position:
- Part-Time (at least 20 guaranteed work hours per week (may be scheduled be scheduled between 20-39 hours per week).
How You Will Be Evaluated
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Minimum Qualifications, Conditions of Employment, Physical Requirements, Highly Preferred Criteria, and Integrity Certification.
Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
- NAF Priority Consideration - Business Based Action
- NAF Priority Consideration - Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
- NAF Priority Consideration - Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
- NAF Priority Consideration - Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
- NAF Priority Consideration - Parent of a Veteran (OAV)
- NAF Priority Consideration - Spouse/Widow(er) of a Veteran (OAV)
Qualified Preference-eligible candidates (i.e. Veteran Preference) meeting the highly preferred criteria will be referred to management first.
If an additional list is required, Non-Preference Eligible Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and meeting the highly preferred criteria will be referred to management.
Lastly, if no selection was made off of the previous lists, management may make selections for candidates meeting the minimum qualifications only.
The following documents must be submitted with your application:
- Valid unrestricted state license to practice veterinary medicaine
Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume.
The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
- Cover Letter
- DD-214/ Statement of Service
- DA Form 3433
- DA Form 3434 or equivalent
- Valid unrestricted state license to practice veterinary medicaine
- USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service accreditation
- PCS Orders
- Reasonable Accommodation Documentation
- SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
How to Apply
You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
- Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN). Announcement closes at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on the closing date listed on this announcement.
- Manually: Please refer to the "Additional Information" section of this announcement for instructions.
Agency contact information
AddressAG-NAF-W03HAA US ARMY PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER
DO NOT MAIL
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
Enjoy the best of both worlds by practicing in one of our 130+ clinics worldwide. Striving to provide a professional level of care at affordable prices, our focus is wellness care for pets of service members and their families, while augmenting military veterinary personnel to develop and sustain their veterinary medical skills.We are seeking veterinarians that are motivated to provide a high level of customer friendly service, dedicated to our clients, and enthusiastic about enhancing the level of veterinary medical care provided our clients in the Department of Defense.
The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Honolulu County, HI; within 50-mile radius; you are considered eligible if one of the following applies: you live outside of this area and are able to commute to work on a needed basis or you relocate yourself at your expense (must be present for work within 2 weeks of selection) you are a military spouse relocating to this installation within 30 days, or you are an involuntarily separated military member.
Note to applicants: Please include name and contact information for two (2) professional AND two (2) personal references in your resume and/or DA Form 3433 application when applying.
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