August 03, 2016

Job Posting: U.S. Department of Agriculture

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is hiring two Program Specialists. It appears that this is a new Ombuds program.  The position serves as an Ombuds for employees with work related issues and concerns. 

APHIS is an emergency response agency; therefore agency employees may be asked or assigned to participate in rotating temporary duty assignments to support emergency programs. Occasional travel is expected. The GS-13/14 positions pay $92,145-$141,555 and applications are due Friday, August 5. (FederalGovernmentJobs.)

Related posts: GAO Urges USDA to Hire Ombuds; Settlement With Black Farmers Will Create USDA Ombuds; Settlement of Class Action Filed by American Indian Farmers Will Create New Federal Ombuds Program; Job Posting; Internship.


  1. •Who May Apply

    Current permanent Federal employees within the local commuting area of Riverdale, MD with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, persons with disabilities, VEOA eligibles, certain military spouses, 30% or more disabled veterans, former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees and other Special Hiring Authorities.