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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.
Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?
Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.
Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)
Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?
Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers. This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.
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If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?
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Thank you for your interest in this Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer position. In the following section you are going to answer questions regarding your ability to perform the duties of the Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer.
1. Do you have at least one year of experience in difficulty and responsibility equivalent to at least the GS 13 level in the federal government, experience includes recommending procedures to establish the safety and effectiveness of drugs for wildlife and non-food animals; evaluating new animal drug applications (NADAs) for wildlife and/or domestic non-food animals; and participating in meetings with the organization on problems related to products under review?A. Yes
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability form C. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
2. Keeps fully abreast of crucial and precedent-setting issues under review within the organization and in the regulated industry as well as related issues in the organization.
3. Participate in the development and implementation of regulations, guidance, and policies pertaining to drugs intended for use in wildlife and non-food animals.
4. Recommend intramural and extramural research projects to be conducted to gain further information on drugs for wildlife and non-food animals.
5. Evaluate new animal drug applications (NADAs) for non-food animals.
6. Evaluate proposed labeling to assure that it clearly indicates the use and limitations of the product and provides other required information.
7. Recommend procedures to establish the safety and effectiveness of drugs for non-food animals, and provide the information to investigators and manufacturers.
8. Establish guidelines and performance expectations for staff, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system.
9. Plan, assign, review, and evaluate the work and performance of the staff's employees.
10. Plan, coordinate, and evaluate the program and activities of the staff.
11. Participate in meetings with the organization on problems related to products under review.
12. Research problems in depth, and consults with other professionals both within and outside the organization, and the Federal Government as necessary.
13. Observe worker's performance and provide informal feedback on performance.