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Job opening: County Executive Director

Salary: $39 576 - 113 047 per year
City: Ely
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This is a County Executive Director position, located in White Pine FSA County Office, in Ely, Nevada. This position is employed by the local Farm Service Agency (FSA) committee(s).

Duties

Responsible for directing and managing program and administrative operations for one or more counties. Carrying out permanent and ad hoc farm bill programs and policies established by USDA as well as crop insurance operations under policies established by the Risk Management Agency (RMA). May perform farm loan program assignments based on authorities delegated. Performing office and field activities as needed to accomplish program objectives. Managing and directs activities of subordinate staff.

Requirements

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service Registered or Exempt.
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Must be 18 years of age or 17 years of age for high school graduates.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Direct Deposit - Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.
  • Successful completion of one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period, if required.
  • Financial Disclosure Required (FSA-324).

Qualifications

** Additional Clarification from the Agency; Out-of-State CEDTs who have successfully completed the CEDT Program. Former (within the last 5 years) FSA supervisory/managerial CO or GS employees with a minimum of 52 weeks of specialized experience. Current Program Technicians, who: previously completed the CEDT program within the last 5 years requested to remain on the STC register for a 1-year extension exceeded the combined 2-year time limit for the STC register served as Program Technician in Charge for more than 1 year within the last 5 years. If the selectee is not a current CED or has not successfully completed the CEDT program, then successful completion of the CEDT training program per requirements in handbook 27-PM paragraphs 454O and 481 is required. This training may be included as part of your performance plan. Note: Must have more than 52 weeks of total experience acquired on 1 to 3 temporary promotions during the most recent 5-year period. Qualifications are in accordance with requirements in Handbook 27-PM. *--Examples of Specialized Experience would be experience in an FSA Supervisory position, CEDT position, or PT-in-Charge position within the last 5 years for a total of at least 52 weeks. *** Specialized experience is defined as experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and is typically in or related to the work of the position being filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least 1 year in the next lower grade level. Applicants must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date in the announcement, including the following specialized experience and/or education, as identified below: You may start at the CO-05 level if you have one of the following qualifications: One year of experience directly related to the functions of the position to be filled in a related activity at the next lower grade level applying office methods and procedures to provide clerical and limited technical support to any farm or agricultural program that demonstrates knowledge of administering segments of an agricultural program area and researching procedural content of new laws, amendments, and regulations for compliance. Some examples of how this experience may have been gained may include any of the following: experience in reviewing documents for accuracy and compliance with agricultural provisions; technical problems; reviewing regulations to recommend an effective approach in resolving problems; developing reports, written and oral communications for County Committee(s); establishing effective relationships with representatives of public and private organizations and/or farmers' associations; or similar activities. *** You may start at the CO-07 level if you have one of the following qualifications: One year of experience directly related to the functions of the position to be filled in a related activity at CO-5 or equivalent level. Experience that demonstrates knowledge of administering segments of an agricultural program area and researching procedural content of new laws, amendments, and regulations for compliance. Some examples of how this experience may have been gained may include any of the following: experience in reviewing documents for accuracy and compliance with agricultural provisions; assisting staff in resolving program problems; serving as technical specialist; reviewing regulations to recommend an effective approach in resolving problems; developing reports, written and oral communications for managers; establishing effective relationships with representatives of public and private organizations or farmers' associations; or similar activities. OR 6 months of specialized experience as a County Executive Director or County Executive Director in Training at the CO-5 level. *** You may start at the CO-09 level if you have one of the following qualifications: One year of specialized experience directly related to the functions of the position to be filled or equivalent experience in a related activity at the next lower grade level. Experience in providing program interpretation, and instruction for an agriculture program area or operational phases of farm loan programs. Such work experience included acquiring data and providing information to producers, farm loan borrowers and farming operations; writing summary reports; assisting staff with policy guidance; arranging and scheduling activities of subordinates to complete technical/clerical review. *** You may start at the CO-11 level if you have one of the following qualifications: One year of specialized experience directly related to the functions of the position to be filled or equivalent experience in a related activity at the next lower grade level. Experience in independently conducting agricultural operation or in participating in the overall administration of one or more agricultural program areas. Such work experience included actively participating in the development or implementation of local farm program policies; applying knowledge of agricultural principles; making presentations or providing training; planning and organizing work of lower-level employees. *** You may start at the CO-12 level if you have one of the following qualifications: One year of specialized experience directly related to the functions of the position to be filled or equivalent office experience in a related activity at the next lower grade level. Experience in administering or significantly impacting administration of one or more agricultural programs. Such work experience included providing technical information and assistance regarding farm programs to representative of business and community groups; leading in the development of local farm program policies; manages all day-to-day operations of the office; employs subordinate staff.

Education

The substitution of education is not qualifying for this position.

Contacts

  • Address Farm Service Agency - County Offices 300 Booth Street Suite 208 Reno, NV 89509 US
  • Name: Roxanne Sims
  • Phone: 775-834-0893
  • Email: [email protected]

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