The closing date on this announcement has been amended to extend it
This position is in the National Marine Fisheries Service, Seafood
Inspection Program, located in Silver Spring, MD.
This position is covered under the Dept. of Commerce Alternate
Personnel System (CAPS). CAPS replaced the Federal General Schedule
(GS) pay plan and structure. Under the project, positions are
classified by career path, pay plan and pay band. The Pay Band ZA-5
is equivalent to the GS-15 grade level.
The Seafood Inspection Program offers a variety of professional
inspection services (e.g., establishment sanitation inspection,
process audits, fishery products inspection, training and
consultation) to assure compliance with all applicable food
Inspection services can be provided nationwide, in U.S. territories,
and foreign countries. All types of establishments such as vessels,
processing plants, and retail facilities may receive these
services. All edible product forms ranging from whole fish to
formulated products, as well as fish products used for animal foods,
are eligible for inspection and certification. The official
government forms and certificates issued by U.S. Department of
Commerce inspectors are legal documents recognized in any U.S. court.
This position requires the completion of additional forms and/or the
submission of supplemental materials. Please thoroughly review the
vacancy announcement and carefully follow all instructions. Failure
to provide the required information and/or materials may result in
you not being considered for the vacancy.