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    This position is with the AMS, Commodity Procurement Program, Marine Debt and Finance Branch. You will serve as an Agricultural Marketing Specialist with a primary function of analyzing transportation and commodity losses and damages, determining liability, establishing and pursuing debts and claims.

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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:
    • Reviews and finalizes actions on debts by and against the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC).
    • Develops, examines, and analyzes transportation loss and damage claims that arise from the shipment of agricultural commodities by rail, internodal, truck, barge, and ocean.
    • Reviews and takes action on contract disputes against vendors when their products do not meet contract specifications or when products are not properly blocked and braced for shipment.
    • Reviews and acts on loss/damage of agricultural products by warehouses.
    • Requests investigations by the Office of Investigation upon learning of the possible existence of criminal or civil fraud violations.
    • Ensures that debts are properly recorded in the applicable system(s).
    • Monitors vendors and warehouses that provide and store agricultural commodities.
    • Researches a large number of documents to determine liability for losses.
    • Determines amounts due under contracts, writes findings of facts for Contracting Officers, and assists in analyzing settlement offers received for cases falling under the Claims Disputes Act.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1146 Agricultural Marketing

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