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    If selected, you will serve as a Veterinary Medical Officer in Veterinary Services (VS), Field Operations (FiOps) with the responsibility for overall import/export operations located at an assigned Port to prevent the import or export of livestock, birds, animal by-products, associated materials or vectors capable of introducing diseases that can affect animal or human health.

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    • The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Plan and coordinate veterinary medical and program procedures with reference to animals and animal by-products offered for importation
    • Examine animals declared for entry into the United States to assure that such animals are in compliance with current regulatory requirements, and issue certificates of entry accordingly.
    • Ensure cooperating U.S. Port of Entry agencies and officials are kept updated and familiar with rules, regulations and procedures relative to the import and export of animals andy by-products.
    • Coordinate inspection of animals being exported through a Land Border Port (LBP) to determine their eligibility and transit through the Port of Entry.
    • Advise public and private stakeholders on applicable laws, rules and regulations with regard to the export and import of animals and animal by-products.
    • Evaluate and recommend modification of inspection procedures and facilities in coordination with US Customs and Border Patrol to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568946500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.