Minimum Qualifications Provisional Appointment: If there is no appropriate eligible list of at least three people willing to accept permanent appointment for this geographic location, the Department may nominate a qualified person for a provisional appointment under the provisions of Section 65 of the Civil Service Law.
*Candidates appointed provisionally must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, and their score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score may not be retained.
Provisional Appointment Qualifications: Possession of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from a college/university accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association or equivalent; possession of a license to practice veterinary medicine in New York State; and proof of accreditation by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture; and three years of experience dealing with livestock diseases including horses, cattle, sheep, swine and poultry and wildlife.
Completion of six courses from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Management Institute or accredited education institution in the following areas may substitute for up to one year of experience: Foreign Animal Diseases, Zoonotic Diseases, Bioterrorism Select Agents and Emergency Preparedness, Animals in Disasters, Livestock in Disasters, Principles of Emergency Management, Principles and Methods of Epidemiology or Statistical Inference.
Duties Description Department Summary:
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, through its various divisions and programs, promotes New York agriculture and its high-quality and diverse products, fosters agricultural environmental stewardship, and safeguards the State’s food supply, land and livestock to ensure the viability and growth of New York’s agriculture industries.
If you would like to work for a premier agency focused on enhancing the quality of life for the people of New York State by supporting production of agriculture; ensuring safe, nutritious and accessible food supply; providing economic opportunities for farm and rural residents, then the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets is for you.
To learn more about our agency and our mission, please visit https://www.agriculture.ny.gov/
As a Veterinarian 2, you would provide a full range of surveillance, diagnostic, disease control and eradication, and preventative animal health services to livestock producers, companion animal owners and caretakers, and public health partners within an assigned geographic region. You would plan, coordinate, and adapt medical and program procedures to deal with animals and birds infected with or exposed to contagious livestock diseases, inspect and examine animals and birds with evidence of persistent or recurrent disease conditions for the probable causes and effects, diagnose symptoms of suspect herds and flocks to identify the specific disease and treatment necessary, and certify the health of livestock to be exported to other countries. You may have sole responsibility for one or more statewide program(s) which would require you to be the leader, technical expert, and administrator in that program area.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingCandidates that are eligible and interested in being considered for appointment to this position must use this link to apply by December 12, 2022: https://fs30.formsite.com/zMiW7u/5daykmjljv/index.html
If you are interested in this position, please submit a copy of your current license, resume, transcripts, and a cover letter.
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