Job Overview

Summary

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Relocation expenses are not authorized.

This position is being announced concurrently with UK895544-RMA-AD.

The Risk Management Agency (RMA) promotes, supports, and regulates sound risk management solutions to preserve and strengthen the economic stability of America's agricultural producers by providing crop insurance to American producers, developing the premium rate, administering premium and expense subsidy, approving and supporting products, and reinsuring companies.

Risk Management Agency is an exciting and rewarding place to start, build and/or continue your career. Be part of our team and support the well-being of American agriculture and the American public. Take part in delivering these essential and critical programs as a Supervisory Risk Management Specialist.

Risk Management Agency's diverse culture and benefits allow for a healthy balance between your career and home life. In addition to a generous salary, RMA offers a friendly and professional working environment with a diverse workforce, flexible hours/work schedules, and other family-friendly benefits such as: paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement and supplemental savings plan, a wide array of health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, flexible spending accounts, and long-term care insurance.

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Permanent RMA Federal employees.  Current or former Federal employees with competitive service reinstatement eligibility.  Individuals with disabilities, former Peace Corps, Vista, and Action Cooperative volunteers, VRA eligibles, VEOA, Veterans Preference eligibles, 30% Disabled Veterans, and others eligible for special hiring authorities may be considered. CTAP and ICTAP candidates.

FARM SERVICE AGENCY (FSA) COUNTY EMPLOYEES:  Permanent County employees without prior Federal tenure who are selected for a Civil Service position under Public Law 105-277 will be given a career-conditional appointment and must serve a 1-year probationary period.

Duties

This position is assigned to the Risk Management Agency, Deputy Administrator for Product Management, Product Administration and Standards Division, Loss Adjustment Standards Branch, located in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

As the Chief, Loss Adjustment Standards Branch, the selectee:

  • Directs, coordinates and supervises the work activities of a staff of professional, administrative, and support personnel. Develops formal plans of work to be accomplished and establishes deadlines. Formulates and executes short and long-range plans and, based on program evaluation, adjusts or refines program objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring timely performance of a satisfactory amount and quality of subordinates' work. Reviews work progress and reschedules work as required to meet deadlines.
  • Justifies, defends, negotiates and settles matters involving significant or controversial issues related to overall loss adjustment standards, appropriate needs and systems and their effect on the private sector insurance companies and agencies, and other RMA program areas.