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Grade: 13

1 Choose one answer which best describes your experience in accordance with requirements for Veterinary Medical Officer at this level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA).
  • I do not possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD).
2 In addition to meeting the basic requirements, choose the one response that best describes your experience as it pertains to requirements of the position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience presenting scientific presentations for professional groups; publication of medical reports in professional journals/publications; participation in seminars, advisory/working groups, & research groups; mastery of clinical medicine; or other related activities that contribute to the advancement of veterinary medical science. However, articles on the care of pets written for the general public would not be considered professional publications/qualifying specialized experience.
  • I have a Ph.D. in an area of specialization (e.g. animal science, avian medicine, food safety, infectious diseases, veterinary clinical sciences, pathobiology, veterinary anatomy, veterinary preventive medicine, comparative biological sciences, epidemiology, veterinary parasitology, molecular veterinary biosciences, microbiology, pathology, immunology, laboratory animal medicine, toxicology, zoological animal medicine, or sciences related to the work of a veterinary medical officer position.)
  • I do not meet the education or experience requirement as described.
3 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position? For this position specialized experience is defined as independently researching, investigating, inspecting and dealing with matters related to the health and safety of animals; identifying the illness and injury of animals, performing surgery and other complex medical procedures, and prescribing controlled pharmaceuticals to animals. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    3.1 Please identify the position or positions on your resume that demonstrate this experience, and briefly state that experience. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No

Grade: All Grades

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1 Select the response that best reflects how you learned about this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Individual referral (friend, relative, Smithsonian employee, school counselor, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Job fair or informational session
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  • Social networking site (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Other online source (USAJobs, Smithsonian website, Internet employment search)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Community or professional organization
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  • Mass media (magazine, newspaper, radio, television, poster, telephone job hot line)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.