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Program Specialist

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: 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. FOR THE GS-9 LEVEL: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-7 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates: - Gathering and analyzing management, administrative and program data - Conducting inspection procedures and ability to provide assistance with analytical studies - Interpreting laws, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines - Communicating orally to a variety of uses, stakeholders and other groups - Communicating in writing to a variety of uses, stakeholder and other groups; OR a Master's or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in Marketing, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Business, Mathematics, Statistics or related field, or LL.B. or J.D. 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. This education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-9 GRADE LEVEL: 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.
  • Department: 0301 Miscellaneous Administration And Program
  • Salary Range: $59,534 to $77,396 per year

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