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Food Safety and Inspection Service Resource Management Specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Summary This position is located in the Office of Field Operations, Regulatory Operations, Philadelphia District. The district office is responsible for the overall management of an inspection and enforcement program involving meat, poultry, and egg products in several states. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating a variety of staffing and related functions to ensure proper and adequate coverage of inspection assignments. Responsibilities You will coordinate staffing and coverage of inspection assignments. You will maintain the database of available personnel to ensure assignment staffing. Provide information to union officials and representatives of employment organizations regarding staffing and related issues. You will function as liaison with the FSIS Office of Human Resources to initiate recruitment for new or vacant positions. Coordinate training activities for the district and assist with travel arrangements in accordance with the travel regulations. Authorize and audit travel vouchers to ensure proper use of travel funds. As needed, you may assist in the development of budget and/or hiring projections for the district. Responsible for administering leave schedules for inspection personnel and for monitoring time and attendance reports using WebTA. Conduct orientation sessions for new FSIS employees. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below. Time in grade: Applicants must meet one year at the next lower grade to be considered for the next higher grade (e.g. one year at the GS-07 grade level for consideration for the GS-09 grade level.) For the GS-09 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-07 level) that demonstrates: For the GS-09 level: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-07 level) that demonstrates: - Researching inquiries and providing guidance and advisory services to customers at multiple levels related to staffing. - Maintaining Personnel management and file/records management. - Coordinating training events and providing input or recommendations for training requirements .- Researching and interpreting basic regulations and guides. - Assisting in the development of staffing reports. - Assisting in providing services to customers at multiple levels related to staffing. For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here: :0301 Qualification Standards. 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, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Applicants can qualify at the GS-9 level with education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such degree; LL.B. or J.D., if related. Equivalent combinations of education and experience are also qualifying. For more information on how to qualify please see the qualification standards.For more information: Qualification Standards Additional Information - Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployed Priority List (RPL), or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method, CTAP/ICTAP applications must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100. - This announcement may be used to fill additional like vacancies should any occur in the announced duty location(s). - Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact: USDAs TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD). -This position may be eligible to telework based upon the duties of the position. This position may also be eligible for flexible work arrangements as determined by agency policy. - It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. To see more information visit CHCO Council. - More information on applying under special hiring authorities such as the Veteran's Recruitment Act (VRA), 30 percent disabled veterans, certain military spouses and Schedule A Disabled may be found on the USAJOBS website. - Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) provides current or former temporary or term employees of federal land management agencies opportunity to compete for permanent competitive service positions. Individuals must have more than 24 months of service without a break between appointments of two or more years. Service must be in the competitive service and have been at a successful level of performance or better.