Job Announcement Number:
Department Of Agriculture
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Monday, August 31, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
$31,944.00 to $51,437.00 / Per Year
05 to 07
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
This vacancy is limited to the first 40 applications received. All applications received prior to midnight (11:59 ET) of the day the application limit is reached will be accepted and considered. If the application limit is not reached by the closing date of the announcement, all applications received during the open period will be considered. Any required documents must be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted past the day the application limit is reached, if applicable. The Program Assistant performs a range of unique clerical and technically oriented duties in support of programs to exclude or prevent the spread of specific animal diseases through exportation or importation of live animals, animal byproducts, biological materials, and/or organisms. The incumbent provides clerical and program assistance to the Director or supervisor and is also responsible for performing support duties associated with nonstandard import/export functions. The incumbent will spend an assigned portion of his or her time providing clerical support to and the remainder on the performance of other program support duties, as needed. Support of other activities may occasionally be assigned by the supervisor as emergent needs arise. This is a term appointment not to exceed 13 months. (Appointment may be extended up to 4 years without re-announcing.) For more details click: Term Appointments APHIS is an emergency response agency. This means that all Agency employees may be asked or assigned to participate in rotating temporary duty assignments to support emergency programs at some time during their careers with APHIS. For details click: APHIS Emergency Response
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