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    In this position, you will serve as a Supervisory Agricultural Commodity Grader(Sub-Area Supervisor) at an SCI Division area office and share fully with the Officer-In-Charge and Assistant Officer-In-Charge the responsibility for carrying out SCI Division programs, including; grading, inspection, certification, and audit-based activities covering fresh and processed fruits and vegetables and related products; and supervising office activities and personnel.

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    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Assists the OIC and AOIC in the administrative and technical supervision of all personnel in the assigned area.
    • Supervises the sampling, inspection and certification of fresh and processed fruits and vegetables for quality, condition and grade in accordance with official standards, market orders and regulations
    • Directs the charges made for work performed with necessary follow through to ensure accurate collections and maintenance of records.
    • Assists in the establishment of performance standards of subordinates and evaluates their performance.
    • Plans work of subordinates by reviewing area operations in light of changing workloads, types of inspection, volume of work, priority of requests, and other factors.
    • Receives and resolves complaints of subordinates. Holds corrective counseling sessions and effects disciplinary measures of a minor nature.
    • Collaborates with SCI Division Standardization Branch in the development and testing of grade standards and inspection aids for fresh and processed fruits and vegetables.
    • Provides a direct link between inspection personnel in his/her area and the AOIC/OIC.
    • Resolves complaints from the industry on grade determinations made by subordinate graders.

    Travel Required

    75% 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/584819100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.