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    This Direct-Hire position is in the Food and Drug Administration, with multiple locations throughout the U.S. and its territories.
    See the sections below for more details on the duties & qualifications for this position.

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    • We may make additional selections for similar positions across the entire Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) identified in this vacancy announcement.
    • By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s) at HHS. There is no option to opt-out as your information will not be shared with other hiring agencies outside of HHS.
    • This is an open continuous announcement. Applicants will be referred with an initial cut off date of 11/21/2019.
    • After the initial cut off, applicants will be referred every month as follows: December 20, 2019, January 21, 2020, February 21, 2020, March 20, 2020 and April 21, 2020.
    • Note: Additional cut off dates may be established depending on the needs of the agency.
    • This position(s) is located in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine (OFVM), Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), in Rockville or Laurel, Maryland.
    • As a Veterinary Medical Officer, you will apply your knowledge and experience to veterinary medical-related issues.
    • You will analyze and interpret scientific data and information related to animal drugs, food ingredients, or devices, and draw conclusions, and make recommendations in response to problems, questions, or conditions.
    • You will also advise on veterinary medical issues, laws, regulations, and policies as well as scientific research and industry developments in veterinary medicine, animal nutrition and/or related fields.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/549273800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.