Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Director, National Appeals Division, Department of Agriculture



Job Title: Director, National Appeals Division

Department: Department Of Agriculture

Agency: National Appeals Division

Job Announcement Number:AG-NAD-2014-0042

SALARY RANGE: $120,749.00 to $181,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD: Monday, April 21, 2014 to Friday, May 09, 2014

SERIES & GRADE: SL-0905-00

POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time - Term

DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy - Alexandria, VA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All groups of qualified individuals.

This is a term position not to exceed 6-years.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Top Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS: Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

Positions in the Senior Level (SL) are not graded. SL employees are also eligible for bonuses and awards based on performance. Visit http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/slpositions.asp for additional information and benefits for SL employees.

If you would like to work for a premier agency that is focused on enhancing the quality of life for the American people by supporting production of agriculture: ensuring a safe, affordable, nutritious, and accessible for supply; caring for agricultural, forest, and range lands; supporting sound development of rural communities; providing economic opportunities for farm and rural residents; expanding global markets for agricultural and forest products and services; and working to reduce hunger in America and throughout the world, USDA is the place for you. To learn more about our agency, our exciting missions, vision, and guiding principles, please visit http://www.usda.gov.

This position serves as the Director, National Appeals Division (NAD), Office of the Secretary, Department of Agriculture in Alexandria, VA. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing nationwide plans, policies and procedures for the timely and orderly hearing and disposition of appeals filed by individuals or organziations contesting government agency decisions.

This position is to be filled in accordance with section 272 of the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994, Public Law 103-354, 7 U.S.C. 6992. Under this authority, the Secretary of Agriculture has legislative authority to appoint the Director. The Director serves for a term of six years. The incumbent will be required to sign a service agreement outlining the specifics of the appointment.

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