Recruitment Incentives: FSIS Public Health Veterinarian
Use this information along with the information on How to Apply: FSIS Public Health Veterinarian.
In select areas that are difficult to staff, a tiered recruitment incentive is available for up to three years.
FSIS will pay travel and transportation expenses to the first post of duty. This incentive is available to new Federal appointees in this position and it only includes the actual costs incurred because of the employee's travel and transportation of household goods to the first post of duty.
Direct Hire Authority has been granted government-wide for Veterinary Medical Officer Positions due to a severe shortage of candidates. This authority permits hiring without regard to certain competitive requirements. Candidates under this announcement are not rated or ranked and individuals are not awarded preference for their status as a veteran. Applicants are still strongly encouraged to provide complete information about their job-related experience and education, as well as provide documentation related to veteran's preference.
Creditable Service for Annual Leave Accrual
FSIS is offering Creditable Service for Annual Leave Accrual as a recruitment incentive that will allow new employees to receive credit toward their annual leave (vacation) accrual for directly-related work performed either outside the federal government or during active duty in a uniformed service. This incentive is available for all newly-hired Public Health Veterinarians.