Job Overview


Relocation expenses will not be paid. 
This position is located in the National Billing Office of the Grading Branch, Poultry Programs. The Grading Branch provides voluntary grading services under the Agricultural Marketing Act and conducts the Shell Egg Surveillance Program under the authority of the Egg Products Inspection Act of 1970. The incumbent of the position provides technical assistance in the National Billing Office as well as technical assistance to Regional and Federal/State Office and other personnel in payroll, accounting, and billing matters.

You can make a difference! The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) needs bright, energetic and committed professionals to facilitate the domestic and international marketing of U.S. agricultural products and to protect the health and care of animals and plants in the United States. MRP offers an array of occupations and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We operate in domestic and global markets. Be part of an organization that protects the health and agriculture of the American people. Join our team!


The duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviews all Poultry Grading certificates of work performed on a fee basis and all payroll and billing documents generated by in-plant and relief graders.
  • Reviews charges from other federal agencies on cross-utilization of employees who have performed grading/inspection work under Poultry Programs authority.
  • Prepares reimbursement billings for services and billing for transfer of funds when cross-utilization of personnel results in monies owed to the Poultry Programs.
  • Reviews and arranges reconciliation of graders' charges of time and expenses to industry.
  • Examines personnel actions, pay changes, and employee requests and makes appropriate changes to master records which serve as a basis for pay and leave computation and affect the disbursement of pay.
  • Reviews/Audits inspection reports prepared by federal and state shell egg surveillance inspectors for technical information and accuracy.
  • Receives, disburses, examines, deposits, and otherwise processes industry payments; classifies accounting transactions, which includes verifying the accuracy and completeness of the accounting data and determining the general ledger accounts, journals, and subsidiary accounts affected and the debit and credit entries to be made.
  • Responds to inquiries from users, NFC, and state Departments of Agriculture and Poultry Programs' supervisors on any questions pertaining to billing or payroll problems.