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Veterinary Officer I, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

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Plans and coordinates activities and implements programmes relating to public and animal health and veterinary services

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Makes on-going assessments of the veterinary public health sector needs of the farming community and establish appropriate systems

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Prepares monthly and annual reports for the division.

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Coordinates and conducts all in-service veterinary public health education programmes in collaboration with the extension, livestock, administration and engineering divisions, as well as with external agencies, other government departments and the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College.

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Provides technical advice and promotes public awareness on minimizing the incidence and spread of disease among the animal and human population.

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Assists in the development of policies, protocols and procedures for veterinary public health and makes recommendation for amendments to legislations.

Requirements:

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Doctor in Veterinary Medicine; Registered Veterinary Officer

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Two (2) years experience in dealing with animal health and disease control programmes in tropical agriculture.

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Expert knowledge of standards of care in Veterinary and Animal Health Management

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Sound knowledge of the relevant legislation pertaining to Veterinary care, Government policies and procedures.

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Sound organisational and analytical skills; Sound oral and written communications skills

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Sound presentation and reporting skills

Salary:

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Entry level $38,269 – $43,013 annually, Grade 12 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Benefits (if officer recruited from outside the Territory):

Travel for self and up to four dependents below 19 years of age

Gratuity at 20% of salary (on successful completion of contract)

Housing allowance, and telephone and travelling allowances upon acquisition of a telephone and a car

Appointment:

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Subject to medical fitness; One-year probationary period

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Permanent and pensionable establishment

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