Hello and thanks for your interest in a career with USDA APHIS Animal Care. This is an Executive Level Position and requires significant experience.
Develops strategies, makes recommendations, and supports the broad mission, goals, and policies of APHIS Animal Care Programs.Plan and develop overall objectives, policies, and procedures for broad, goal-oriented Animal Care Programs affecting the areas of Field Operations. Provides executive direction essential to implementing program and policy objectives.Provides leadership in extending Animal Care Programs efforts by fostering and developing cooperative objectives and programs with Federal, State, foreign officials, and other interested groups or individuals.Keeps the supervisor and other officials fully informed of program and related considerations having significant bearing upon the planning, development, and administration of overall Animal Care Programs.Directs, coordinates, and continually appraises all field activities to determine overall effectiveness. Changes methods and procedures within the scope of Field Operations in order to promote and maintain effective operations.Provides leadership and direction in evaluating the effectiveness of Animal Care Program operations in terms of adherence to operating plans and time schedules, the maximum utilization of resources, and the quality of end results.Oversees the formulation of immediate and long-range budgets and staffing strategies based on past experience as well as anticipated workloads.Collaborates with other Deputy Administrators and APHIS officials in coordinating activities to fulfill the requirements for integrated programs as set forth in broad APHIS and Departmental planning systems.