Agricultural Commodity Grader (Meat)


Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture

Selma, CA - May 12, 2022 via USAJobs

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You will perform a full range of meat grading and quality assurance monitoring duties in different locations.

Applicants who graduate prior to June 1, 2022 may also apply and submit their transcripts as required.

The following location may be eligible for a recruitment incentive: Fort Morgan, COnGreeley, COnJoslin, ILnDakota City, NEnVineland, NJnWest Chester, OHnFriona, TX Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement, including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.

FOR THE GS-05 LEVEL: Applicants must have three years of progressively responsible experience, one year of which was equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the next lower level in the Federal Service (equivalent to the GS-04 level) (experience may have been obtained in private or public sectors), that demonstrates the ability to: Analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions.

Plan and organize work.

Communicate effectively orally and in writing.

OR have a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.

FOR THE GS-07 LEVEL: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-05 grade level) that demonstrates: Experience grading any agricultural products and/or inspecting, storing, packaging, transporting, and processing conditions.

Experience grading and inspection of meat or poultry products for standards and contract specifications to grade such products and identify and describe common product defects and to establish their causes.

Identifying and determining the cause of common defects of these products or product types.

Recognizing, identifying, and describing common product characteristics relevant to the products graded and skill in comparing the characteristics to standards or contract specifications.

OR 1 full year of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a degree in Animal Science, Meat Science, Agronomy, Agriculture, Botany, or Economics.

OR Superior Academic Achievement: To qualify based on superior academic achievement, you must have completed the requirements for a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution AND must meet certain GPA requirements.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.

TRANSCRIPTS are required if: You are qualifying for the position based on education.

You are qualifying for this position based on a combination of experience and education.

You are qualifying for this position based on Superior Academic Achievement.

This education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-05/07 GRADE LEVELS: Applicants may have combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience to meet total qualification requirements.

The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify for that grade level.

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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