|Date Opened||3/20/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$102,717 - $139,139/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||4/12/2021 11:59:00 PM|
Are you looking to make a difference with your passion for health and animals? We invite you to discover this opportunity to join our team!
The mission of the State of Connecticut, Department of Agriculture (DoAg) is to foster a healthy economic, environmental and social climate for agriculture by developing, promoting and regulating agricultural businesses; protecting agricultural and aquacultural resources; enforcing laws pertaining to domestic animals; and promoting an understanding among the state's citizens of the diversity of Connecticut agriculture, its cultural heritage and its contribution to the state's economy.
The Department of Agriculture is seeking a full-time State Veterinarian, as authorized by Connecticut General Statutes (C.G.S.) Sec. 22-26f (“State Veterinarian”), who will act as the state's chief livestock health official, and epidemiologist for the prevention and control of animal and poultry diseases.
The position is within the Department’s Bureau of Regulatory Services and located at the Department’s main office in Hartford, CT, but the incumbent will have statewide oversight. The incumbent will be under the general guidance of and report directly to the Director of the Bureau of Regulatory Services.
Work/Life Balance & Employee Value Proposition (EVP): The position is full-time, 40-hours per week.
The schedule of days and hours may require work on some weekends and holidays, depending on regulatory and inspection needs. The position requires travel throughout the state to carry out the assigned duties. The position will require travel around the state for inspection purposes. Travel outside of the state may be required for program conferences and training.
What's in It For You - Leading Comprehensive Benefits - Competitive salary structure, excellent health & dental coverage, generous vacation, personal, and sick time, retirement plan options & more!
In order to be considered for this job opening you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Please ensure that your application is complete, you will not be able to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration
NOTE: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to answer additional questions and/or submit additional documentation, which supports their qualifications for this position. These documents may include cover letters, college transcripts, verification of degree completion, proof of licensure, performance appraisals, employment/supervisor references, etc.
Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
Should you have questions regarding this recruitment please contact Nasreen.Mustafa@ct.gov.
The overall duties and responsibilities of the State Veterinarian involve compliance with state and federal laws and regulations relative to the prevention and control of animal and poultry diseases and to reduce the risk to public health from such diseases that may be transmissible directly or from animal derived products. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
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AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.