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    Duties

    Summary

    If selected, you will be responsible for the full range of disease diagnosis, control, and eradication and animal health and care activities for Veterinary Services (VS), Field Operations (FiOps). You will provide veterinary medical and program guidance on the application of nationally prescribed standards for herd or flock disease diagnosis, control, eradication, and animal health activities operating in your assigned geographical area.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Plan, coordinate, adapt, and modify medical and program procedures to deal with animals, aquatic species, birds, and poultry infected with or exposed to contagious diseases.
    • Develop and recommend new procedures and practices for properly releasing, retaining, or quarantining problem animals.
    • Inspect and examine animals, aquatic species, birds, and poultry for evidence of persistent or recurrent disease conditions and for the probable causes and effects.
    • Diagnose the clinical symptoms of suspect herds and flocks to identify the specific disease, advising producer to seek treatment of diseases animals, and recommend preventive care that can be taken.
    • Certify the health of livestock, poultry, aquatic species, and their byproducts to be exported to other countries.
    • Conduct evaluations of animal health program operations that are experiencing herd or flock disease problems.
    • Represents the Agency before public and private livestock groups and individuals for promoting Veterinary Services programs in disease prevention, control, eradication, and veterinary biologics.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568518100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.