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    About the Position:
    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) is a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Medical Command. Our vision is to deliver the best medical solutions, for today and tomorrow, to enhance, protect and treat the war fighter on point for the Nation. To achieve that vision, USAMRMC employs military, civilian, and contractor personnel that are assigned to the headquarters and subordinate units. The officers, enlisted service members, and civilian workforce provide a wide variety of medical, scientific, technical expertise. Many of these personnel are among the most respected and knowledgeable specialist in their fields. USAMRMC's world-class reputation is the direct result of the outstanding leadership, work ethic, and selfless service of its highly talented workforce.


    Please visit our website https://mrmc.amedd.army.mil


    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) is participating in an alternative personnel system known as the Personnel Demonstration Project (PDP).  The DJ-03 payband is equivalent to the GS-11 step 1 to GS-12 step 10 level.  In keeping with the Demonstration pay fixing policies, employees earning a salary that falls within this payband equivalent, will not receive an immediate pay increase (promotion) if appointed to this position.  Future pay increases within the payband will be accomplished through the pay for performance management system.


    This is a contingent (TERM) appointment, NTE 5 years.   Individuals selected for this term position may be eligible for conversion to career-conditional appointment at a later date. To be converted, the employee must (1) have been selected for the contingent position under competitive procedures, (2) must have served 2 years of substantially continuous service in the contingent appointment, (3) be selected under merit promotion procedures for the permanent position, and (4) have a current rating of "B" or better.


    Employees hired for more than one year, under the contingent employee appointment authority are given term appointments in the competitive service for no longer than five years. The MRMC Commander is authorized to extend a contingent/term appointment one additional year.

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

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    Responsibilities

    Provide expert review of research protocols involving the use of animals to ensure regulatory compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines such as Department of Defense Instruction 3216.01 and Army Regulation 40-33.


    Conduct onsite assessments of animal care and use programs at Department of Defense (DoD) laboratories and non-DoD institutions conducting DoD funded research


    Interact clearly and professionally in both oral and written communication with investigators, funding agency representatives, and facility staffs to convey recommendations, requirements, and/or questions regarding animal work


    Ensure all protocol review actions and data are entered into a record database


    Serve as an informational resource on animal use issues for administrative staff as well as office customers

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Business travel may be required 10% of the time

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

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    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/435529600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.