Dir Animal Industry - Grade 68

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This title exists in Agriculture & Markets, Dept of and has approximately 1 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Veterinarian 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Veterinarian 1 24 $88,639 $111,897
Veterinarian 2 27 $103,784 $127,830
Veterinarian 3 29 $114,976 $140,815
Assnt Dir Animal Industry 64 $123,793 $156,224
Dir Animal Industry 68 $141,442 $0

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Job Duties

Manages all programs of the Division of Animal Industry; plans, coordinates, and directs field and office activities and may supervise special disease control programs; advises and assists the Commissioner by developing and recommending new and revised legislation, policies, and programs and representing the Commissioner; directs the preparation of annual reports and budgets; oversees the development, implementation, and enforcement of health, sanitary, and care standards for livestock, licensing, and inspection programs for regulated businesses, individuals, and events; and establishes standards for staff training.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

There are two ways this position can be filled.

For all qualified employees of the Department of Agriculture and Markets:  you must have one year of permanent service as a Veterinarian 2 or two years of permanent service as a Veterinarian 1.

For all other qualified individuals:  You must have Possession of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from a college/university accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association or equivalent; AND A license to practice veterinary medicine in New York State; AND Seven years of general veterinary medicine experience dealing with diseases of livestock, including horses, cattle, swine, sheep and poultry; at least four years of which must have included experience in a management position administering a major program of detection, prevention, control and eradication of a variety of animal diseases.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

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