Agricultural Biotechnology Advisor (Biotechnology Advisor) Job in Washington, District of Columbia – Department of Agriculture



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Agricultural Biotechnology Advisor (Biotechnology Advisor) – Washington, District of Columbia
Office of the Chief Economist, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 365975
Start Date: 11/20/2020
End Date: 12/04/2020

Qualification Summary
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and education, as defined below. Basic Requirement: This position requires applicants to meet basic requirements in addition to at least one year of specialized experience in order to be found minimally qualified. Applicants MUST meet the following occupational series basic requirement. General Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences Series, 0401 Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. -OR- Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Specialized experience: In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement as shown above, applicants must also meet the Specialized Experience requirements as shown below. If qualifying based on experience, your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the specialized experience requirements. GS-15: Qualifying experience for GS-15 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS-14 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, specialized experience is experience developing, coordinating and implementing biotechnology policy related to pest management/pesticides; serving as an agency/organization representative with internal and external stakeholders to coordinate and discuss biotechnology-related matters and activities; and preparing briefing materials on international or domestic biotechnology policy issues for use by senior officials. (Note: This experience must be demonstrated on your resume/supporting documents). Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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