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Risk Management Specialist – Location Negotiable After Selection, United States
Risk Management Agency, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 577971Start Date: 03/23/2022End Date: 04/05/2022
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement 04/04/2022 including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below. Time in grade: Current federal employees applying for a promotion opportunity must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirement of 52 weeks of service at the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. Specialized Experience for GS-09: One full-time year of specialized work experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-7 grade in the Federal service. Experience that demonstrates a fundamental knowledge of programs, policies, procedures and regulations applicable to crop production, crop insurance, insurance, farming, agriculture, agriculture cycle and trends, and/or agricultural risk management practices, with skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques for the identification, consideration, and resolution of issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature. OR Completion of at least two full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education resulting in a masters or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a field of study in agriculture, agricultural economics, farm management, agronomy, horticulture, economics, statistics, actuarial science or any other field directly related to the position to be filled; OR A combination of graduate level education and specialized experience. Only graduate education in excess of the first year (18 semester hours) may be combined with experience. Specialized Experience for GS-11: One full-time year of specialized work experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-9 grade in the Federal service. Experience that demonstrates planning, conducting and implementing research and analysis pertaining to agriculture, business data, or business support processing system issues; including applying analytical and investigative techniques while evaluating problems and conducting detailed analysis of complex functions, data and work processes to ensure uniform and consistent application of underwriting policy, laws and other legal and procedural requirements. OR Completion of at least three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education resulting in a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited college or university with a major in agriculture, agricultural economics, farm management, agronomy, horticulture, economics, statistics, actuarial science or any other field directly related to the position to be filled.; OR Combination of graduate level education and specialized experience. Only graduate education beyond the second full year (36 semester hours) may be combined with experience. Specialized Experience for GS-12: One full-time year of specialized work experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 grade in the Federal service. Experience that demonstrates interpreting requirements for the implementation and administration of new or revised legislation or regulatory changes to insurance or agricultural programs, policies and legislation; ensuring uniform and consistent application of agricultural or insurance related policies and laws; and developing or modifying risk management and insurance programs and performing evaluations to ensure their efficiency and effectiveness. For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp. 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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