The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Executive Director (AED) for Animal Health Programs. The AED is responsible for overall management of all field operations and emergency management and acts as supervisor for all regional directors and the agency emergency management coordinator. The AED also assists the Executive Director as liaison with industry groups, stakeholder organizations, and other state, federal, and international government agencies. According to the announcement from the TAHC, the position allows extensive latitude for independent initiative and judgment.

The position requires a doctorate degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited university and a license to practice veterinary medicine in Texas. An applicant licensed in another state would need to obtain a Texas license within 12 months.

The TAHC lists the annual salary range for the position at $102,000 to $114,000 depending on experience.

The full job announcement from the TAHC includes more details on the position and application procedures.