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    Summary

    This position is located in the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Livestock & Poultry Program (LP), Quality Assessment Division (QAD), Grading Services Branch. The QAD is responsible for developing, implementing, and administering programs for the grading, certification, and/or inspection of livestock, meat and meat products, shell eggs, poultry, and rabbit products, hereafter referred to as QAD commodities.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Responsibilities include oversight of grading several classes of meat according to official standards and regulations
    • Supervises subordinates involved in examining and evaluating QAD commodities to determine their official grade in terms of quality or condition
    • Plans, organizes, and assigns work to subordinates and assures that a satisfactory quantity and quality of work is performed in a timely manner
    • Supervises the safekeeping and control of grading equipment to ensure that only authorized use is made of such equipment and that adequate and usable equipment is available when needed
    • Assists the Regional Director, or designee, in conducting interviews for hiring new employees within their area of responsibility

    Travel Required

    75% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    12

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