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    This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Location Support Staff, located in Grand Forks, ND.

    The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership in the mangement of business functions in support of research programs. The incumbent works closely with the location's management team to efficiently and effectively carry out all administrative operations.

    This position is being concurrently announced under Delegated Examining Procedures on announcement number ARS-S18W-0009 open to any US Citizen. Current and former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to this announcement ARS-M18W-0010 to maximize opportunities for consideration since different referral criteria apply to each announcement type.

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    Major Duties may include, but are not limited to:

    Serves as the primary advisor and technical resource to officials on accounting and financial management matters.

    Leads and guides a staff in a variety of administrative areas including budget and finance, human resources management, internal controls, reimbursable agreements with other organizations, information management, property management and office support services.

    Advises management officials regarding procedures, laws, regulations, and policies dealing with workforce diversity, recruitment, merit promotion, employee and labor relations, career development, training, and other human resources related activities.

    Procures supplies and services timely and within budget.

    Advises management officials and staff regarding procurement and contracting regulations, procedures, alternatives, and availability of funds.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel to attend meetings/trainings.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP and VEOA/VRA eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees; reinstatement eligibles; Individuals with Disabilities; certain military spouses; 30% or more disabled veterans; former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers and those eligible for other Special Hiring Authorities.

    Questions? This job is open to 7 groups.

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    0341 Administrative Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483520400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.