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