The NCVDLS provides veterinarians, the animal industry and the citizens of North Carolina with accurate and timely laboratory support services in order to diagnose, conduct surveillance, and assist in responding to and preventing animal disease. Both protection of public health and the food supply are important components of this missions.
This position is responsible for performing complete gross post-mortem examinations on a variety of animal species. Other duties include sample procurement and distribution to appropriate laboratory sections for ancillary diagnostic testing necessary to obtain a diagnosis. Release and distribution of serology, virology and microbiology results. This position is also responsible for the supervision of the daily operation of the Griffin Laboratory in the absence of the Director. On call weekend and holiday work expected.
The NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provides services that promote and improve agriculture, agribusiness and forests; protect consumers and businesses; and conserve farmland and natural resources for the prosperity of all North Carolinians. The Department employs approximately 2,000 employees.
SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION:
Any employment offer may be less than the maximum of the range due to salary equity with similarly situated employees or the selected candidate's related education and experience.
Please follow instructions to apply on-line. It is important that your application includes all of your relevant education and experience. Text or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application. Those applicants seeking veteran's preference should submit a copy of their Form DD-214.
All Law Enforcement positions, aviation safety sensitive positions and positions requiring a Pilot's License or a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing. All positions requiring a Commercial Driver's License shall also be subject to pre-employment DMV physicals. Selected applicants must obtain a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) medical certificate prior to employment. If a CDL is listed as a preference and the selected applicant has a CDL at the time of hire then the CDL will become a requirement for the position.
**Note: When required, you must answer the question(s) for this position or your application will be considered incomplete. **
Questions regarding this posting? Contact 919-707-3201.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of veterinary medicine.
Knowledge of North Carolina regulations pertaining to livestock and poultry.
Ability to read, comprehend and apply various Federal and State regulations pertaining to livestock and poultry.
Ability to manage and supervise personnel.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Previous laboratory and supervisory experience; previous large animal experience.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Licensed or eligible for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of North Carolina.
Internal Number: 60012220-08412
About North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services provide services that promote and improve agriculture, agribusiness and forests; protect consumers and businesses; and conserve farmland and natural resources for the prosperity of all North Carolinians. The Department employs approximately 2,000 employees.