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    As part of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Livestock & Poultry (LP) program you will serve as the grader in a plant that requires the service and is responsible for all grading activities performed. Also, you would be responsible for seeing that authorized grading personnel are qualified and making certain that other graders have access to all instructions. You will serve as the sole resident grader in a plant OR as the grader responsible for a separate shift in a multi-grader plant.

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    • 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:
    • Maintains relations with plant management and employees.
    • Examines products to determine conformance with approved contract specifications.
    • Monitors the plant and processing operations to assure that the plant remains in compliance with regulations.
    • Prepares and maintains a variety of reports and records.
    • Trains and authorizes selected plant personnel to grade according to U.S. standards and monitors their grading/inspection work.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544841100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.