Want to Make a Difference for American Agriculture? Come Work for APHIS!

APHIS is seeking a Veterinary Medical Officer for an opening in Kansas or New York.
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Want to Make a Difference for American Agriculture? Come Work for APHIS!

Do you have a passion for the world of animal health? Are you interested in helping the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) protect and defend the U.S. food supply and the health of our Nation’s livestock, flocks, and herds? A position with USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) as a Veterinary Medical Officer might be right for you! We have one opening in either Manhattan, KS, or Orient Point, NY.

In this role, you will collaborate and coordinate with the Manager of the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary Countermeasures Bank and the North American Foot and Mouth Disease Vaccine Bank to optimize testing and purchasing efforts. You will also implement and maintain internationally accepted quality control and quality assurance programs. Additionally, you will oversee all testing on foot-and-mouth disease vaccines and vaccine antigen concentrates to ensure the safety, potency, and purity of these products. Because APHIS is an emergency response agency, you may also be called to help respond to an animal health emergency during your career with APHIS. You can make a difference by joining our team!

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