|Opening Date||10/6/2022 12:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||10/26/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Type of Recruitment||Open Competitive|
|Salary||Yearly: $62,274.00/Min - $77,843.00/Mid - $93,412.00/Max|
|Shift Hours||8:00am - 4:30pm|
|Agency||Agriculture/Poultry and Animal Health|
(2320 S DuPont Hwy, Dover, DE, 19901)
|Contact Name||Human Resources|
|Contact Phone||(302) 698-4500|
This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing statewide animal and poultry health programs and serves as the State Veterinarian in his/her absence. Performs disease investigations and necropsies to determine cause of illness or death so that appropriate control measures may be taken. Works closely with the Divisions of Public Health and Fish & Wildlife on cross-agency disease issues, and oversees and develops policy for reports of livestock welfare violations. Works with emergency response personnel on poultry and livestock foreign animal disease incidents.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Assistant Veterinarian Medical Officer
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
The State of Delaware recognizes the value of telework and flexible working schedules. This position is eligible for Alternative Work Schedules according to the State of Delaware’s Alternative Work Arrangement Policy. More information will be shared at the time of interview.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.
As a condition of hire, if the applicant does not possess an active Delaware Veterinarian License, the applicant must agree as a requirement of employment to obtain an active Delaware Veterinarian License within 90 days of employment.
To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at StateJobs.Delaware.gov.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.
The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.