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    In this position, you will serve as an Agricultural Commodity Grader, Training Officer, who trains within a designated Region. You will be responsible for planning, developing and providing training in grading and inspecting fruits, vegetables and related products, and in workplace safety.

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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:
    • Instructs graders, technicians, and aids regarding proper inspection, grading, auditing procedures, techniques, defect identification, defect scoring, and documentation of inspection results.
    • Completes and maintains proper training records.
    • Collects and analyzes information from Agricultural Commodity Graders to identify areas to be addressed to ensure uniform and accurate training, and the effective delivery of services.
    • Uses knowledge of day-to-day operations, including grading of fruits and vegetables; and knowledge in training principles and practices, training, formal classroom instruction and adult learning.
    • Assists the Training and Development Branch in providing training to Division employees and/or other customers.
    • Works to ensure consistent and uniform interpretation and application of grade standards and inspection procedures.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - 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/616629300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.