US Army Veterinary Services operates as a subsidiary of Public Health Command. Their mission is to provide military veterinary services in support of United States Army Medical Command and Department of Defense missions. The civilian function of the Veterinary Services is a supplemental mission which exists to assist soldiers and their families in the field of animal health and care.
This is a standing register used to fill positions at Veterinary Services locations as vacancies occur. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement. The beginning and ending salaries may vary depending on location of position. Eligible applicants will be referred to management as requests to recruit are received. Referral lists will be issued as vacancies occur, and/or every two weeks.
Vacancies may be multiple appointment types and multiple schedules. Flexible/Intermittent employees serve in a continuing position on a scheduled or as-needed basis. Regular employees serve in a continuing position on a scheduled basis. The minimum workweek for a RPT employee is 20 hours. The guaranteed workweek for a RFT employee is 40 hours.
Salary is pro-rated based on a 40 hour work week. Hourly pay is $11.99 to $14.19.
Work schedule to be determined after hire. No TDY, shift work, or holidays.
You can apply for this position using the following options (you must have a resume or use the NAF Optional Application http://armypubs.army.mil/eforms/pureEdge/A3433.XFDL to apply):
1. Preferred - Apply electronically via USAJOBS - https://usajobs.gov/. This will ensure faster processing of your application. You will also receive faster status updates. Please upload all required documents. Uploaded documents will be processed through the system. You are encouraged to monitor your application status.
*You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience!
2. Fax your resume (and supporting documentation) to (478)757-3144. The following link will take you to the cover sheet which must be included with the faxed resume or application http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf. NOTE: Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process before they are available in the system for HR to view.
To complete the job related questions obtain the Form 1203FX by going to the following link http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf. This form must be faxed as a part of your application package for you to be considered for a job.
You are highly encouraged to provide all supporting documentation prior to closure of the vacancy announcement. This will speed up the process to consider you for the job if you meet the minimum qualification requirements.
Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating.
Responsible for the appearance, sanitation, supplies, and patient flow for one or more designated exam rooms. Verifies patient reason for visit and prepares supplies for veterinarian examination. Obtains patient history and records vital signs, to include blood pressure, temperature, and pulse into the veterinary treatment record. Obtains samples and completes diagnostic testing. May assist veterinarian during surgical procedures, to include preparing surgery packs, scalpel blades, and suture material, monitoring a patient using an anesthetic machine. May serve as scrubbed surgical assistant. Continuously informs medical staff of the changes in general condition of patient during surgical procedures. Prepares and administers vaccinations, oral and topical medications to patient. Assist the facility in obtaining local credentialing for surgical, anesthetic, dental, and diagnostic procedures. May provide training to lower level staff.