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Plant Protection and Quarantine Officer (Plant Health Safeguarding Specialist)

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Department Of Agriculture
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About the Agency
If selected for this position, you will serve as the primary liaison for the Agency on operational activities in a specific geographical area and works with state officials, other agencies, industry, colleges and universities, and others interested in activities affected by Agency plant quarantine programs. The incumbent performs a variety of specialized duties that provide a comprehensive approach to biosecurity minimizing the risk of biological and economic damage caused by exotic, non-native plant and animal organisms to agriculture, natural resources, and U.S. trade initiatives involving overall plant health activities.
APHIS is an emergency response agency. This means that all Agency employees may be asked or assigned to participate in rotating temporary duty assignments to support emergency programs at some time during their careers with APHIS. For details click: APHIS Emergency Response
Job Title: Plant Protection and Quarantine Officer (Plant Health Safeguarding Specialist)
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Job Announcement Number: 24PQ-2014-0070
SALARY RANGE: $32,279.00 to $63,580.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 to Tuesday, April 08, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0401-05/09
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 11
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy - Hilo, HI
WHO MAY APPLY: This announcement is open to all United States citizens. (Current and Former Federal employees may also apply to Merit Promotion announcement #6PQ-2014-0050.)
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Public Trust - Background Investigation
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No

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