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    This announcement has 3 openings, 1 in each of the following laboratories:

    -Program Coordinator Tobacco Laboratory functions
    -Program Coordinator Nonbeverage Alcohol Laboratory functions
    -Program Coordinator Beverage Alcohol Laboratory functions

    TTB’s mission is to collect alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition excise taxes; to ensure that alcohol beverages are labeled, advertised and marketed in accordance with the law; and to administer the laws and regulations in a manner that protects the revenue, protects the consumer, and promotes voluntary compliance. TTB is recognized as one of the Federal government’s best places to work. We ranked in the top 2% of agency subcomponents (#8 of 305) in the Partnership for Public Service’s 2016 “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government” ratings. For more information, please see www.bestplacestowork.org.

    This position is located in the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Office of Assistant Administrator, Headquarters Operations, Scientific Services Division (SSD), Laboratory as assigned. TTB’s mission is to collect the taxes on alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition, protect the consumer by ensuring the integrity of alcohol products, and prevent unfair and unlawful market activity for alcohol and tobacco products.

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    As a Chemist (Program Coordinator) you will:

    -Perform examinations on samples and/or formulas of regulated commodities, including the most complex, new, and/or unusual examinations without technical guidance, using scientifically sound and applicable procedures, and provide expert level regulatory interpretation of analytical data.
    -Respond or coordinate responses to inquiries to the laboratory on technical matters by TTB offices and/or industry.
    -Manage daily activities of the laboratory to ensure efficient and timely delivery of its work products.
    -Lead in the formulation, guidance, and implementation of technology and innovation in order to enhance and streamline processes.
    -Train, coach, guide, and mentor junior chemists and technicians in their technical duties and serves as final reviewer for the analytical work of the laboratory group.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All Candidates who are:
    Current TTB employees who are Status Eligibles or currently serving on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), OR CTAP eligibles.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492428000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.