VMD/DVM Position

VMD/DVM Positions are available for veterinary associates, and graduates of veterinary medicine. All positions require a graduate degree in veterinary medicine (VMD or DVM).

Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer/Public Health Veterinarian, USDA Food Safety Inspection Service (Government)

1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250
202-981-6887 / maria.esteras@usda.gov
Plan, organize, coordinate and adapt the full range of meat and poultry inspection operations in slaughter and/or processing establishments; Ensure establishments meet requirements of the Pathogen Reduction and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations; Oversee consumer protection, non-food safety concerns such as proper labeling and packaging; Serve as team leader who works with and supervises other public health professionals to ensure establishments under our jurisdiction comply with sanitation standards and properly implement systems that control hazards from entering the food supply; Enforcing Federal meat and poultry inspection procedures prior to slaughter and throughout the entire process, including humane handling; Conduct ante-mortem inspection, post-mortem inspection, processing, dispositions, transportation and distribution of meat, poultry, and egg products to markets and retail stores; Consult with union officials, plant management and discuss with subordinates new or revised regulations, policies and procedures; Maintain meaningful labor-management relationships with subordinates by representing and expressing management's viewpoints to daily communications; Promote EEO and Safety principles/programs, train subordinates, assign and review work, evaluate and rate performance, counsel employees on performance, resolve complaints and grievances, recommend disciplinary action as necessary.
DVM US Citizen

Newly graduated veterinarians may apply for this position
$66,214 - $103,176 per year; most veterinarians start somewhere around $75,000/year for 40 hours of work. Any work over 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week is considered overtime and is paid at a time and a half rate. 5 hours of overtime/week = $90,000 + 10 hours of overtime/week = $100,000 + Benefits & incentives package = ~$34,000 first year
Practice Type:
600 Veterinarians And 0 Technicians
How to Apply:
Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/670113700 A new announcement opens each month.
Federal Benefits including paid time off, sick leave accrual (separate from time off), paid federal holidays (paid double if work on a holiday), paid parental leave, Thrift Savings Plan, etc.
Additional Comments:
We have positions available across the country with different hours of work and overtime. Feel free to reach out to inquire.