Job Title:Supervisory Agricultural Research Specialist
Agency:U.S. Agency for International Development
Job Announcement Number:13-0223-ML
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|$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year|
|Monday, September 09, 2013 to Monday, September 23, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-time appointment in the Competitive Service. This position IS NOT in the bargaining unit. - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Washington, DC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Status eligibles-a current or former federal employee of any department or agency in the Executive Branch who is not a temporary, time-limited employee or is reinstatement eligible. This includes USAID employees on career or career-conditional appointments, individuals eligible for special appointing authorities such as VEOA, ICTAP/CTAP, Schedule A, and individuals on Interchange Agreements with Other Merit Systems.|
The position is located in the Bureau for Food Security (BFS),Agricultural Research and Policy (ARP). Incumbent provides scientific leadership, policy advice, and program management to BFS. Oversees USAID involvement in bilateral and multilateral research programs including, agriculture, food security, and related natural resources areas, with direct responsibility for management of a portfolio of research activities annually exceeding $75 million.
USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world. Our work supports economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. We operate in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For information on the effort to counter all forms of human trafficking, including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced labor, visit http://www.state.gov/g/tip.
For more information about USAID, visit http://www.usaid.gov.
- U.S. Citizen or national
- Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
- Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service
- Direct Deposit/Electric Funds Transfer is required
- May be required to serve a one-year probationary period