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    This is a re-advertisement of NMFS-2019-0002. You must apply to this announcement to be considered for this vacancy.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NMFS-2019-0004, which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    IMPORTANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open continuous announcement. The initial cutoff date will be November 16, 2018. All applications received by this date will be eligible for referral provided candidates meet all eligibility and qualification requirements and provided the responses to the assessment questions place the candidate in the best qualified group of candidates referred. Subsequent cutoffs for each location will be established based on need. Vacancies may not be available in all locations after the initial cutoff date.

    This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) with potential vacancies in Gloucester, MA; Elizabeth, NJ; New Bedford, MA; Hampton, VA; Indianapolis, IN; Silver Spring, MD; Seffner, FL; Hollywood, FL; Seattle, WA; Bellingham, WA; Dutch Harbor, AK; Richmond, CA; Long Beach, CA; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; and Ventura, CA.

    Because of the level of interest anticipated for these positions, you will be asked to select up to five duty locations for which you wish to receive consideration, and to rank your location choices in order of preference. You are encouraged to choose carefully and please select only those locations where you would be willing to accept a position. You may wish to consider such things as the cost of living in the duty location(s) you select.

    You will be referred for only those locations you choose and for which you are within reach for consideration. If you are selected you will not receive offers for all locations you choose. Every effort will be made to select you for your highest possible choice of location.

    As a Consumer Safety Officer, you will perform the following duties:

    • Conduct audits of seafood processing facilities and vessels to evaluate the safety, healthy and quality ofseafood products in accordance with program policy.
    • Assist with the implementation of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control point (HACCP) process infacility audits and inspections to identify violations and recommend corrective actions.
    • Provide guidance and information to seafood industry customers and to team members in support ofinspection and audit activities.
    • Demonstrate effective communication skills while collaborating with Federal, State, national, local andindustry contacts.

    These duties are described at the full performance level of the ZP-3; the ZP-2 is developmental leading to such performance.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 25% of domestic and international travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    3 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

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    0696 Consumer Safety

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/515722400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.