Supervisory/Veterinary Medical Officer (PHV) GS-701-11/GS-701-12


Vacancy ID: 264332   Announcement Number: VMO-264332-09   USAJOBS Control Number: 1597228

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is 264332
1. Title of Job

Veterinary Medical Officer (Public Health Veterinarian)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

03
04

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Veterinary Medical Officer

21. Geographic Availability

0001 Throughout Alabama, AL
0015 Throughout Florida, FL
0035 Throughout Georgia, GA
0048 Mississippi, Throughout, MS
0060 North Carolina, Throughout, NC
0075 South Carolina, Throughout, SC
0090 Throughout Tennessee, TN
0100 Throughout Virginia, VA
0115 Throughout Illinois, IL
0135 Throughout Indiana, IN
0150 Throughout Iowa, IA
0165 Throughout Kansas, KS
0175 Throughout Kentucky, KY
0185 Throughout Michigan, MI
0205 Throughout Minnesota, MN
0220 Throughout Missouri, MO
0240 Throughout Nebraska, NE
0250 Throughout North Dakota, ND
0265 Throughout Ohio, OH
0285 Throughout South Dakota, SD
0290 Throughout West Virginia, WV
0300 Throughout Wisconsin, WI
0310 Throughout Arizona, AZ
0330 Throughout Arkansas, AR
0340 Throughout Colorado, CO
0350 Throughout Louisiana, LA
0365 Throughout Montana, MT
0375 Throughout New Mexico, NM
0395 Throughout Oklahoma, OK
0415 Throughout Texas, TX
0455 Throughout Utah, UT
0465 Throughout Wyoming, WY
0475 Throughout Connecticut, CT
0480 Throughout Delaware, DE
0485 Throughout Maine, ME
0490 Throughout Maryland, MD
0498 Massachusetts, Throughout, MA
0505 New Hampshire, Throughout, NH
0510 New Jersey, Throughout, NJ
0515 Throughout New York, NY
0525 Pennsylvania, Throughout, PA
0540 Rhode Island, Throughout, RI
0545 Throughout Vermont, VT
0549 Puerto Rico, RQ
0550 Virgin Islands, VQ
0615 Throughout Idaho, ID
0625 Throughout Nevada, NV
0640 Throughout Oregon, OR
0655 Throughout Washington State, WA
0675 Washington DC Metro Area, DC
0710 Throughout Alaska, AK
0760 State Of Hawaii, HI
1569 Pacific Islands, OP
1594 Throughout California, CA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Did you hear about this job from a USDA-FSIS employee?

A. Yes
B. No

If you replied Yes, please list the name of the FSIS employee who referred you.

If you replied No, please type in ‘NA'. 

2. Did you hear about this job from a College/University?

A. Yes
B. No

If you replied Yes, please list the name of the school.

If you replied No, please type in ‘NA'.

3. Did you learn about this job on http://www.foodsafetyjobs.gov/?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Did you learn about this job on www.USAJOBS.GOV

 

A. Yes
B. No

5. Did you hear about this job from a Magazine or Newspaper?

A. Yes
B. No

If you replied Yes, please list the Magazine or Newspaper.

If you replied No, please type in ‘NA'.

6. Did you hear about this job from an Employment Office or Job Center?

A. Yes
B. No

If you replied Yes, please list the name and location.

If you replied No, please type in ‘NA'.

7. Did you learn about this job from another source not listed above?

A. Yes
B. No

If you replied Yes, please list where you heard about this job.

If you replied No, please type in ‘NA'.

Please Note: A resume should accurately and compeletely document your experience and it should support your responses to the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire. Please update your resume, as necessary, to include information related to these occupational questions and provide a full accounting of your experience and education.

8. From the 5 choices below, select a response that best identifies your veterinary status. If none apply, you do not meet the requirements for this position.

A. I have earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or will complete the degree requirements within 9 months) from a school accredited or approved by the American Veterinary Medical Association. (See www.avma.org for a listing of accredited or approved schools.)
B. I have a license to practice Veterinary Medicine conferred by a Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners in one of the 50 states.
C. I am a foreign veterinary school graduate and received a certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates.
D. I have earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from a foreign veterinary school or a school THAT IS NOT accredited or approved by the American Veterinary Medical Association (See www.avma.org for a listing of accredited or approved schools). I meet 1 of the DVM equivalency requirements AND 1 of the English language proficiency requirements described in the Qualifications Requirements section of the vacancy announcement.
E. I have earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from a foreign veterinary school THAT IS NOT accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

9. Select a response from the list below that best describes your highest level of experience or education.

A. I have at least 1 year of post DVM Veterinary work experience. (e.g. practice, veterinary residency, teaching college or university veterinary course work.
B. I have less than 1 year of post DVM veterinary work experience.
C. I have a Masters degree, in addition to a DVM degree, in a field of veterinary or related science (e.g. microbiology, parasitology, pathology, immunology, toxicology, epidemiology, veterinary preventive medicine, public health, laboratory animal medicine, biology or avian medicine).
D. I have at least 1 year of U.S. federal (equivalent to the GS-11 level or higher), state or military (captain level or higher) veterinary work experience.
E. I have at least 1 year of veterinary biologics or veterinary products (research and development) experience or directing veterinary research. OR I have a board certification in a veterinary medicine specialty.

10. Post DVM veterinary responsibility for ante/post mortem inspection of meat or poultry products in a U. S. federal, state, military or university facility.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

11. Post DVM private industry consultant work in meat/poultry slaughter operations or carcass inspection.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

12. Post DVM veterinary responsibility in routine examination, diagnostic and treatment work with large/food animals.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

13. Post DVM veterinary responsibility in examination, diagnostic and treatment work in a small animal practice.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

14. Post DVM veterinary responsibility in a foreign inspection system.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

15. Post DVM veterinary work performing surgical procedures/post mortem necropsy in a large animal practice.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

16. Veterinary externship, preceptorship or internship which included large animal examination, treatment and support in post mortem necropsy (includes meat/poultry inspection or research).

A. I have not had this type of experience.
B. I have had this type of experience, but more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had this type of experience, within the last 5 years.

17. Post DVM veterinary work in analysis of tissue samples for residues, zoonotic disease control or food borne illness.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

18. U. S. federal, state or military veterinary responsibility (post DVM) in a disease control program such as brucellosis or rabies eradication.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

19. Post DVM private practice work with large/food animals participating in U. S. federal, state or local disease control programs.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.

20. Post DVM veterinary responsibility in a diagnostic lab or teaching institution involving work with food animals and/or food animal disease or the study of biologic products and the impact on food animals.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

21. Small animal externship, preceptorship or internship which included examination, diagnosis and treatment (e.g. dog, cat).

A. I have not had this type of experience.
B. I have had this type of experience, but more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had this type of experience, within the last 5 years.

22. Please select 1 response that best describes your highest level of accomplishment in any of the following areas of study:

Public health, microbiology, toxicology, epidemiology, parasitology, pathology, immunology, veterinary preventive medicine, laboratory animal medicine or avian medicine.

A. I have a board certification.
B. I have a PhD degree.
C. I have a masters degree or post graduate residency experience.
D. I completed post DVM college or university course work which did not lead to an advanced degree.
E. I have not completed post DVM coursework in these areas of study.

23. U. S. federal, state or military veterinary responsibility (post DVM) which required the application of regulations governing animal care.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

24. Post DVM veterinary work with herd health programs or poultry flock management programs, concerning animal health issues/residues.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

25. Post DVM veterinary responsibility for a laboratory animal facility.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

26. Post DVM veterinary work with local humane societies or county/city health programs for small animals.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

27. Post DVM work in resolving conflicts through dispute resolution programs, presenting controversial findings to other professionals or dealing with public groups on animal health issues.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

28. Post DVM experience presenting veterinary information to groups (e.g. humane society functions, veterinary conferences, etc.).

A. I have not had this type of experience.
B. I have had this type of experience, but more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had this type of experience, within the last 5 years.

29. Writing or publishing technical veterinary articles.

A. I have not had this type of experience.
B. I have had this type of experience, but more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had this type of experience, within the last 5 years.

30. Post DVM experience making presentations to public groups regarding HACCP or pathogen reduction.

A. I have not had this type of experience.
B. I have had this type of experience, but more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had this type of experience, within the last 5 years.

31. Post DVM work providing effective instruction or direction communicating job requirements as a supervisor.

A. I have not had this type of experience.
B. I have had this type of experience, but more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had this type of experience, within the last 5 years.

32. Post DVM teaching experience or work in academic environment involving regular contact as an advisor or consultant to students.

A. I have not had this type of experience.
B. I have had this type of experience, but more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had this type of experience, within the last 5 years.

33. Post DVM veterinary work in the examination of food products for human consumption and identification of suspect specimens for laboratory analysis.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

34. Post DVM responsibility in the application/monitoring of sanitation regulations in a U. S. federal, state or military regulated meat packing or food processing program.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

35. Post DVM work as an owner/manager/supervisor of a civilian food processing plant.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

36. Post DVM responsibility in the food industry involving the development of sanitation programs to ensure compliance with federal regulations.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

37. Post DVM responsibility for performing inspections of food establishments.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.

38. Post DVM work in the development or verification of a HACCP plan within the food industry.

A. I have not had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task.
B. I have had on-the-job training or experience in performing this task, more than 5 years ago.
C. I have had on-the-job training in this task, within the last 5 years.
D. I have performed this task on the job with supervision, within the last 5 years.
E. I have regularly performed this task on the job, independently and without review, within the last 5 years.
F. I have regularly supervised performance of this task or have trained others, within the last 5 years.