Job Title:Director, Office of the USDA Chief Scientist
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Office of the Secretary of Agriculture
Job Announcement Number:AG-01-2013-0001
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|$119,554.00 to $179,700.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, January 03, 2013 to Monday, February 04, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full time - Permnanent|
|1 vacancy -
Washington, DC, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified individuals.
The Senior Executive Service (SES) is comprised of the men and women charged with leading the continuing transformation of government. These leaders possess well-honed executive skills and share a broad perspective of government and a public service commitment which is grounded in the Constitution.
This position is in the SES, Career Reserved. Positions in the SES are not graded. The salary range is $119,554 -$179,700 per year. SES employees are also eligible for bonuses and awards based on performance. Veteran's preference is not applicable to the SES. Selectee is subject to a one-year probationary period, unless currently serving under an SES appointment. Visit http://www.opm.gov/ses/ for additional information and benefits for SES employees.
If you would like to work for a premier agency that is focused on enhancing the quality of life for the American people by supporting production of agriculture: ensuring a safe, affordable, nutritious, and accessible food supply; caring for agricultural, forest, and range lands; supporting sound development of rural communities; providing economic opportunities for farm and rural residents; expanding global markets for agricultural and forest products and services; and working to reduce hunger in America and throughout the world, USDA is the place for you. To learn more about our agency, our exciting mission, vision, and guiding principles, please visit http://www.usda.gov
Research, Education, and Economics is dedicated to the creation of a safe, sustainable, competitive U.S. food and fiber system, as well as strong communities, families, and youth through integrated research, analysis, and education. To learn more about the agency, please visit http://www.ree.usda.gov
This position is located in the Office of the Chief Scientist which provides scientific leadership to the Department by ensuring that research supported by and scientific advice provided to the Department and its stakeholders is held to the highest standards of intellectual rigor and scientific integrity. It also identifies and prioritizes Department-wide agricultural research, education, and extension needs.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position
- Background investigation and/or security clearance is required
- Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
- You may be required to serve a one year probationary perid