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This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Parasitic Disease Branch located in Atlanta, GA.
This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority. Veterans' preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to positions filled under this announcement.
Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location CDC-wide.
CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As a Veterinary Medical Officer you will:
- Serve as a veterinary medical officer providing veterinary and public health expertise on surveillance system, outbreak response planning, data collection, training, field research, and related projects for the prevention and control of zoonotic diseases.
- Collaborate with national human health, animal health, and agricultural organizations to provide on-site technical assistance in developing, coordinating, and improving linkages, systems, and communications.
- Collaborate with national partners to promote One Health concept that cross-sects human, animal, and ecosystem health.
- Develop and maintain relationships among a variety of international and regional organizations.
- Apply knowledge of veterinary medicine and public health research methodology to assess zoonotic disease prevention and control programs and programmatic issues.
- Develop and coordinate the sharing of health related educational or informational materials on zoonotic diseases so that scientific advice and assistance is shared.
- Occasional Travel
- 10% Domestic Travel is required.