Monday , May 20 2024

USDA Careers – Administrative Officer


Job Description:

This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Plains Area (PA), Location Support Staff, Manhattan, Kansas. The incumbent provides leadership in the management of business functions in support of research programs at the location and works closely with the location’s management team to efficiently and effectively carry out all administrative operations.

Job Requirements:

  • 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 have one year at the next lower grade to be considered for the next higher grade.
  • Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience directly related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience must be described for each grade level advertised. The specialized experience requirements for this position are: At the GS-11:
  • Related degrees may include Business, Business Management, or Business Administration. OR A combination of Ph.D. level education and specialized experience as described above. At the GS-12:

Qualification & Experience:

  • Qualifying experience for GS- 11 includes one year of specialized experience comparable to GS- 09 which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
  • For this position, specialized experience is experience developing administrative policies and procedures; performing budget administration duties for an organization to include developing the yearly budget; and being involved in a hiring process. OR Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education.

Job Details:


Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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