Help Duties Summary
As an Agricultural Marketing Specialist, you will be responsible for carrying out a variety of activities and assignments related to the promulgation and administration of marketing order programs. We work directly with agricultural industry groups to help them use the tools available under marketing orders to address problems the industries are facing.
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The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
The duties may include, but are not limited to:
Works with numerous agricultural commodity industries in administering and developing marketing order and agreement programs, and other programs for assigned commodities.
Provides marketing order programs with necessary oversight to maintain program integrity and to improve service and efficiency; and applies established policies and guidelines to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services.
Oversees the preparation of the full range of informal rule-making documents, including work plans, proposed rules, analyses of public comments, final rules, and the supporting documents.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
1146 Agricultural Marketing
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National.
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
Direct Deposit: Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.
Prior to an official offer, selectee will be required to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) acknowledging/accepting that geographic mobility is a condition of employment. Failure to sign the MOU will result in withdrawal of the job offer.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement, including time in grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.
TIME IN GRADE: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
FOR THE GS-12 LEVEL: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates: interpreting and applying business procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to agricultural rule-making; developing regulatory documents to describe, justify, and establish legal requirements; reviewing and analyzing industry proposals for a government regulatory program; researching and analyzing economic or business data.
FOR THE GS-13 LEVEL: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-12 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates: interpreting and applying business procedures, laws, and regulations pertaining to agricultural rule-making; developing regulatory documents to describe, justify, and establish legal requirements; reviewing and analyzing industry proposals for a government regulatory program; researching and analyzing economic or business data.
Note: There is no education substitution for the GS-12 or GS-13 grade levels.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
Department Of Agriculture