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Veterinary Medical Officer

Company name
Department Of Health And Human Services Centers For Disease Control and Prevention

Salary
$108,281.00 to $140,765.00

Location
Atlanta, GA

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Open & closing dates

02/13/2018

to

02/19/2018

Salary

$108,281 to $140,765 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 14

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Atlanta, GA

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

Federal employees

Current or former competitive service employees, including:

Merit promotion

Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Transfer

Clarification from the agency

ICTAP/CTAP Eligibles Only

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Announcement number

HHS-CDC-M4-18-10140325

Control number

491304600

Duties

Duties

Summary

As a Veterinary Medical Officer:

The primary purpose of the position is to serve as a senior veterinary medical officer providing direction and advice on aspects of public health issues related to parasitic diseases. This position will function as a recognized consultant and veterinary medical expert on parasitic disease surveillance and epidemiology, the prevention and control of parasitic diseases, and the integration between veterinary and public health research and practice.

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Responsibilities

Serve as senior veterinary medical officer, applying veterinary and epidemiologic expertise to overall functioning and oversight of all duties, and designing and implementing analytic studies related to prevention and control of parasitic diseases.

Provide substantial input in the day-to-day technical and scientific planning, implementation, and analysis of veterinary medical aspects of public health research studies conducted by scientists.

Plan and evaluate extensive, long-range scientific programs and projects targeting critical public health problems related to parasitic diseases; advocates evidence-based policies and public health action.

Develop, manage, and coordinate the sharing of health related educational or informational materials on parasitic diseases so that scientific advice and assistance is shared.

Lead employees to ensure that the organization?s strategic plan, mission, vision, and values are communicated to the team and integrated into the branch?s strategies, goals, objectives, work plans and work products and services.

Provide national and regional technical assistance and direction for outbreak investigations, expansion of laboratory and epidemiologic capacity and control strategies.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

14

Job family (Series)

0701 Veterinary Medical Science

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Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

US Citizenship is required.

Background Investigation is required.

E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS E-Verify System. Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.

Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

One-year probationary period may be required.

Travel, transportation, and moving expenses will be paid: No

Bargaining Unit Position: No

Drug Screening Required: No

Recruitment Incentive may be authorized: No

Annual Leave for non-federal service may be authorized: No

Research position: No

Promotion potential: No

Supervisory position: Yes. Supervisory responsibilities are 20% or less.

Time in grade (TIG) must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

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 Qualifications:

Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 level of difficulty and responsibility in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.

Specialized experience is experience at or equivalent to which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience providing technical and scientific planning, implementation, and analysis of veterinary medical aspects of public health research studies related to prevention and control of parasitic diseases.

Education

Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the education requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit:

https://www.cdc.gov/jobs/future-applicant-information.html

Additional information

This position is exempt from the HHS hiring freeze pursuant to HHS guidance.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location CDC-wide.

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see).

For information on People with Disabilities please visit http://opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.

To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

To view the questionnaire, click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10140325

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document(s), view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

Accountability

Clinical Knowledge and Skills

Collaboration / Partnering

Community Needs Assessment

Continuous Development

Customer Service

Data Analysis and Interpretation

Diversity

Flexibility

Integrity

Interpersonal Skills

Leveraging Diversity

Oral Communication

Performance Management

Problem Solving

Project Management (2)

Resilience

Results Driven

Self-Direction

Technical Credibility

Translation of Veterinary Science

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Required Documents

Required Documents

Your résumé showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.

Other supporting documents:Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable

SF-50 (if you are a federal employee or have reinstatement rights as a federal employee)

Transcripts (if applicable)

Note: You may submit an unofficial transcript or a list of college courses completed indicating course titles, credit hours, and grades received. An official transcript from an accredited educational institution is required if you are selected for the position.

Failure to submit any of the above mentioned required documents may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

For Résumé and Application Tips visit: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Tips.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 02/19/2018 of this announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your résumé and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account ( https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login

), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/

If you cannot apply online:

You are encouraged to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, please use the Alternate Application link listed in the Additional Information section of this vacancy announcement. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online if at all possible. Applying online, through your USAJOBS account, will expedite the application process and allow you to check your application. If you utilize the Alternate Application method, your USAJOBS account will not display this application and you will not receive status updates.

Agency contact information

CDC HELPDESK

Phone

(770) 488-1725

Email

HRCS@CDC.GOV

Address

CGH, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria

1600 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA

US

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Next steps

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement.

You will receive notice via email once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

or how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance

Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

Department Of Health And Human Services Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
Website : http://www.cdc.gov/

Company Profile
CDC works 24/7 keeping America safe from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and domestic. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights it and supports communities and citizens to prevent it. CDC is the nation’s health protection agency - saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money through prevention. For more information, please go to: http://www.cdc.gov/ Comment Policy: Please visit http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html to view CDC’s social media comment policy.

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