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Veterinary Medical Officer

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anchorage, AK, United States
Employer Description
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation's premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world. This position maybe filled within any CDC Wide organization. This announcement will be used to fill positions in various geographical locations. This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until 06/08/2020. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be approximately 7 days after the opening of this announcement with subsequent referral lists being generated throughout the open period as vacancies are identified. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals, as received or as additional vacancies occur, on an as needed basis until positions are filled. Salary may be adjusted to include a Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) of 2.86% for Anchorage, Alaska, 10.28% for Honolulu, Hawaii, and 3.13% for Puerto Rico. CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Description
This Direct Hire recruitment is to fill positions based on a critical hiring need resulting from the outbreak and spread of the "Coronavirus Disease 2019" (COVID-19), which has caused a public health emergency. As such, all applicants who meet the OPM Veterinary Medical Officer Series requirements and the minimum specialized experience qualifications stated in this announcement will be referred to hiring managers for further consideration.
Job Requirements
Continuation of Requirements: Promotion Potential: Please be advised there is no promotion potential for these positions, any position filled with this announcement will be filled at the single grade level requested. Research position: No Supervisory position: No Temporary appointments may be made for a specified period not to exceed one year. The appointment may be extended one additional year for a maximum of 24 months of total service. BASIC QUALS:

Applicants must have a degree: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA). The AVMA web site, http://www.avma.org , has a listing of all AVMA-accredited veterinary medical schools. OR Am a graduate of a foreign veterinary medical school that are not accredited by the AVMA Council on Education (Refer to AVMA web site, http://www.avma.org for information about schools in this category) must meet one of the following requirements.- Proof of certification of their final transcript by the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG).- Possession of a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice veterinary medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States that includes successful completion of the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) or its predecessors, the National Board Examination (NBE) and the Clinical Competency Test (CCT).- Proof that the education obtained in a foreign veterinary medical program is equivalent to that gained in a veterinary medical program that is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education. Under this provision, equivalency is established only if an AVMA-accredited veterinary medical school or college accepts the graduate's final transcript from the foreign veterinary medical school at full value for placement into an advanced degree, postgraduate educational program, or training program (e.g. residency or graduate program). Graduates of foreign veterinary medical programs must also provide proof of proficiency in the English language by successfully completing one of the nationally and internationally recognized examinations that incorporate assessments of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Examples of examinations that assess mastery of the English language are shown below: - Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Minimum scores for the TOEFL are 560 for the paper-based version; 220 for the computer-based version; or overall score of 83 for the internet-based version (including 26 or higher in speaking, 26 or higher in listening, and 17 or higher in writing). For the computer-based and paper-based test versions, applicants must also complete the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and the Test of Written English (TWE). Minimum required scores are 55 for the TSE and 5.5 for the TWE; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Minimum scores for the TOEFL are 560 for the paper-based version; 220 for the computer-based version; or overall score of 83 for the internet-based version (including 26 or higher in speaking, 26 or higher in listening, and 17 or higher in writing). For the computer-based and paper-based test versions, applicants must also complete the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and the Test of Written English (TWE). Minimum required scores are 55 for the TSE and 5.5 for the TWE; - Academic tests (listening, writing, and speaking) offered by the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Applicants must achieve a minimum overall band score of 7.0, with at least 7.0 in speaking, 6.5 in listening, and 6.0 in writing. - Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL). Applicants must achieve a minimum overall band score of 70, with at least 60 in speaking, 60 in listening, and 50 in writing. MINIMUM QUALS:

GS-13: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience providing technical and scientific planning, implementation, and analysis of medical aspects of public health research studies involving veterinary. OR have a Ph.D. degree in an area of specialization, including but not limited to animal science, avian medicine, food safety, infectious diseases, veterinary clinical sciences, pathobiology, biomedical sciences, veterinary anatomy, veterinary preventive medicine, comparative biological sciences, epidemiology, veterinary parasitology, molecular veterinary biosciences, public health, microbiology, pathology, immunology, laboratory animal medicine, toxicology, wildlife, zoological animal medicine, or sciences related to the work of a veterinary medical officer position. OR Successful completion of three years of an internship, residency program, or fellowship training program in a discipline related to the position. OR Board Certification: Veterinarians who successfully complete all requirements for Diplomate status in an ABVS-recognized veterinary specialty organization may qualify for the GS-13 grade level. Such specialties may include, but are not limited to, veterinary toxicology, laboratory animal medicine, poultry veterinary medicine, theriogenology, veterinary anesthesiology, veterinary behaviorists, veterinary clinical pharmacology, veterinary dermatology, veterinary emergency and critical care, veterinary internal medicine, veterinary microbiology, veterinary nutrition, veterinary ophthalmology, veterinary pathology, veterinary preventive medicine, veterinary radiology, veterinary medicine, and veterinary dentistry.

GS-14: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience providing veterinary and public health expertise on surveillance systems, outbreak response planning, data collection, training, field research, and related projects for the prevention and control of zoonotic diseases.

GS-15: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience providing program leadership in the design, implementation, and evaluation of national scientific surveillance programs identifying and analyzes issuing and their impact on public health policies.

For more information and to apply go to https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/567823600

JOB DETAILS
POSTED
11 May 2020
CLOSES
10 June 2020
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
ANNUAL SALARY (US Dollars)
78681 – 164858
INDUSTRY / FIELD
Veterinary Science/Medicine