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    Summary

    This is a market reporter position in the Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division. The Division provides producers, buyers, government agencies, and interested members of the trade timely, accurate, and impartial agricultural commodity information, such as supply, demand, movement, distribution, prices, price trends, and other factors on which market decisions can be based. The Division also executes the mandates of the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Act.


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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:
    • Studies operations and market reports from other production centers in order to analyze and evaluate the significance of data collected from local sources.
    • Carries out assigned duties in the collection of information relative to market conditions as reflected in supply, demand, price, quality, condition, and movement of livestock, poultry, eggs, grain, hay, meat, and other commodities.
    • Enforces provisions of the Act by conducting investigative work, surveillance, and related work pertaining to packers and importers subject to the Act.
    • Compiles evidence to be used as a basis for formal action against those who have violated the provisions of the Act.
    • Works with Department attorneys in conducting investigations, preparing investigative reports, compiling evidence, and composing a proposed complaint.
    • In hearings and litigation, prepares material for use in questioning witnesses and may testify on aspects of cases.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544875000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.