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Assistant Director, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition Washington, DC


SALARY RANGE: 119,554.00 - 179,700.00 USD per year
Current/former SES employees may be reassigned, transferred or reinstated. SES employees are also eligible for bonuses and awards based on performance.

OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, December 28, 2010 to Monday, February 28, 2011


SERIES & GRADE: ES-0401,0101-00/00




DUTY LOCATIONS:   vacancy(s) in one of the following locations:   1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC


Department: Department Of Agriculture

Agency: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Job Announcement Number:



WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:   Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified individuals.



The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is the Federal component of a nationwide extramural research, educational, and outreach system which supports the global, science-based agricultural enterprise and accomplishes its missions in partnership with land-grant universities and other academic and scientific organizations. To learn more about NIFA, please visit


This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES)-Career Reserved.  Positions in the SES are not graded.  Only one position to be filled under this announcement.  The salary range is ($119,554 $179,700) per annum.  SES employees are also eligible for bonuses and awards based on performance.  Veteran's preference is not applicable to the SES.  The selectee is subject to a one-year probationary period unless currently serving under an SES appointment.  Visit  for additional information and benefits for SES employees.

The mission of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) in the Research, Education, and Economics (REE) mission area is to lead food and agriculture sciences to create a better future for the nation and the world.  NIFA is responsible for providing national leadership and support for cooperative science, extension, and education programs and other cooperative activities in the food, agricultural, and environmental sciences to meet major needs and challenges in food and agricultural system productivity; development of new food, fiber, and energy sources; agricultural energy use and production; sustainable natural resources use; promotion of the health and welfare of people; human nutrition; and international food and agriculture.


  • All supporting documents in the "How to Apply" section MUST be submitted.
  • Protect you privacy ~ do NOT include your social security number.
  • Veteran's preference is not applicable to the SES.
  • Specialized Education
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.

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Send Mail to:
Department Of Agriculture
5601 Sunnyside Ave
Room 3-1146-B
Beltsville, MD 20705-5101
Fax: 301-504-1535


For questions about this job:
Deborah Crump
Phone: 301-504-1448
Fax: 301-504-1535
TDD: 202-855-1234

USAJOBS Control Number: 1969566




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