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    Summary

    This position is assigned to Veterinary Services, Field Operations. If selected, you will be responsible for identifying the herd of origin through the use of the animal identification program within an assigned geographic territory.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Gather information from the various individuals and organizations that owned or handled the animals prior to their being identified as a reactors.
    • Trace the movement of the animals back to the herd of origin.
    • Review data to determine program effectiveness, to identify problem areas, and to detect trends or developments.
    • Standardize the program, initiate measures to reach established program goals, and monitor all activities in support of the animal identification program.
    • Explain to affected parties the requirements of the animal identification program and enlist their voluntary compliance through a better understanding of the program requirements.
    • Observes/monitors contract or fee basis personnel to assure that they are performing work as agreed to in the contract or fee basis agreements.
    • Periodically reviews inventory of supplies and equipment used in the animal identification programs to ensure sufficient inventory for effective program operation.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/535677900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.