Food Safety Specialist Falls Church, VA


SALARY RANGE: 55,706.00 - 86,801.00 USD per year

OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, November 27, 2008
to Thursday, December 18, 2008

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0601-11/12

POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Career/Career Conditional


DUTY LOCATIONS:   1 vacancy - Alexandria, Arlington & Falls Church, VA

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:   US Citizens and Status Candidates






MISSION: The mission of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is to increase food security and reduce hunger in partnership with cooperating organizations by providing children and low income people with access to food, a healthy diet, and nutrition education in a manner that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence. Please visit for descriptions of the programs administered by the Food and Nutrition Service.

Applications will be accepted from U.S. Citizens who meet any of the categories shown under the heading "Who May Apply."

Who May Apply:

1. Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status or former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility;

2. Individuals eligible for the USDA Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) from the local commuting area;

3. Individuals eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) from the local commuting area;

4. Current Federal employees in excepted service positions covered by an interchange agreement;

5. Individuals eligible for noncompetitive appointment under authorities such as the Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA), disabled individuals, returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or VISTA, etc.;

6. USDA employees currently serving on a Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA); or

7. Individuals eligible for consideration under the Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA).  This applies to veterans with preference or veterans separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing three years or more of continuous active service. 

For more information on Veterans' programs, please see the VetsInfo Guide

Individuals who do not meet the above may apply under 08-FNS-059P, open to the Public. 


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position.

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Administrative Resource Center
FESB Room A2-F
200 3rd Street
Parkersburg, WV 26106-5312


For questions about this job:
Allison Davis
Phone: (304)480-8767



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