Senior Veterinarian (Pathobiology)

Intermediate (3-6 years)


Job Description

Senior Veterinarian (Pathobiology)

Location: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, 5/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon


Senior Veterinarian (Pathobiology) is mainly deployed on (a) performing diagnostic pathology for investigation and monitoring/surveillance of terrestrial and aquatic animal diseases; (b) providing scientific and technical advice on issues pertinent to animal and public health, disease diagnosis and control/prevention; (c) providing veterinary anatomical pathology and histopathology training to and supervising trainee pathologists. (d) maintaining laboratory preparedness to investigate major endemic, emerging/re-emerging, zoonotic and exotic disease incidents; (e) providing input into the laboratory quality management system; (f) providing other laboratory related technical advice as needed; (g) assisting in managing relevant administrative activities of the laboratory.
(Note: Required to work on shift in remote area of the New Territories and irregular hours including evenings, weekends, Sundays and public holidays.) 

Entry Requirements

The applicant should have (a) a veterinary qualification registrable in Hong Kong under the Veterinary Surgeons Registration Ordinance, Cap. 529; (b) a higher qualification in pathology; such as membership of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in a relevant discipline, or equivalent; (c) a minimum of 5 years’ experience in providing diagnostic pathology services; and (d) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in English Language in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent. Preference will be given to those candidates with qualifications making them authorized to advertise as, or profess to be, a specialist in a relevant discipline in Hong Kong.
(Note: ‘Grade E’ in English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 2’ in English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.) 

Enquiry Address

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, 5/F., Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon 

Enquiry Telephone

2150 6685 


$115,795 per month 

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Applications are accepted all year round until further notice. 
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelLower Secondary

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