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    This position is designed as a SES, General. USDA structures its SES positions into position levels. This is a position level three with a salary range of $181,501- $192,300 per year. Exceptions to the salary cap may be considered in certain circumstances. SES employees are also eligible to receive bonuses and performance-based awards. Visit http://www.opm.gov/ses/ for additional information and benefits for SES employees.

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    • The incumbent serves as Administrator of ERS and is fully responsible for all of its programs and activities.
    • Produce economic information through a program of research and analysis on domestic and international agricultural developments that enhance understanding of domestic and world agricultural markets.
    • Provide management of data, information, and administrative activities in support of the ERS research and analysis program.
    • Make ERS-produced information widely available through research reports, outlook reports and electronic data bases, participation of ERS staff at public issue-oriented forums, and other media; radio, television, newspapers.
    • Policy and Program Formulation. Formulates current, intermediate, and long-range policies and programs relating to economic and social science research and analysis and other activities for which ERS is responsible.
    • Develop an economic research program to support policy decision making on agricultural resource and environmental issues.
    • Collaborate with the Office of the Chief Economist and Office of Chief Scientist to engage other agencies and offices throughout the Department.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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