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    Summary

    As a Supervisory Plant Protection and Quarantine Officer, you serve in a vital role protecting the health, welfare and agricultural economy of the United States of America and to facilitate agricultural exports. You will supervise a staff of professional employees (e.g., Officers), administrative and a substantial, fluctuating work force of permanent and temporary technical/aid level employees in the Agricultural Quarantine Inspection (AQI) and Domestic programs.

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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:
    • Implements regulatory, treatment, and/or inspection programs in order to facilitate exports of agricultural products.
    • Plans and manages the technical approach for inspections, treatments, survey/eradication programs, and quarantine applications.
    • Plans and organizes the work and training of subordinate employees; administers overtime; approves leave of subordinate employees.
    • Prepares annual budget within given allocations ensuring supplies, equipment, and facilities are sufficient for program needs.
    • Evaluates and reviews the work of the subordinates and formulates work accomplishment reports.
    • Determines when additional staffing is required; initiates recruitment requests, conducts interviews, and makes selections.
    • Conducts program assessments and develops long-range work plans at local levels.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    12

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