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Job opening: Farm Loan Program Support Specialist

Salary: $59 966 - 94 317 per year
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in the Farm Service Agency, Arkansas State Office, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. About the position: Assist Farm Loan Program (FLP) staff on farm loan programs, conducting FSA FLP reviews in County offices, performing legal servicing for farm loan programs, and preparing/conducting training curriculum.

Duties

Assist Farm Loan Program (FLP) staff on farm loan program procedural matters. Provide guidance and support on the technical aspects of FSA administered farm loan programs. Conduct farm loan program reviews in county offices. Perform and/or review legal servicing for farm loan programs. Provide technical support on farm loan program systems. Identify training or remedial training needs, prepares training curriculums and conducts training.

Requirements

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Satisfactory background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Successful completion of a one-year probationary or trial period.
  • 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/.

Qualifications

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. Specialized experience for the GS-9 level: Two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education or master's or equivalent graduate degree (LLB, JD, LLM, Ph.D., etc.), from an accredited college with a major in finance, business administration, economics, accounting, engineering, mathematics, banking and credit, law, statistics, or another field related to the position such as agriculture, agricultural economics, farm, livestock, farm management, ranch management, rural sociology, dairy science, domestic agricultural development or agronomy -OR- Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-7 level in the Federal service that demonstrates knowledge of credit principles and practices to assess the fundamental soundness of loans by independently examining applications, supporting documents, and credit reports, and maintaining servicing activities on agricultural loans. In addition, experience that demonstrates knowledge of, and skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to assist in assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of farm loan program operations to make recommendations for improvements -OR- A combination of graduate level education and specialized experience. Only graduate education in excess of the first year (18 semester hours) may be combined with experience. Time in grade at the GS-9: Current federal employees applying for a promotion opportunity must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirement of 52 weeks of service at the GS-7 grade level. Specialized experience for the GS-11 level: Three (3) full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education or a Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree with a major in finance, business administration, economics, accounting, engineering, mathematics, banking and credit, law, statistics, or another field related to the position such as agriculture, agricultural economics, farm, livestock, farm management, ranch management, rural sociology, dairy science, domestic agricultural development or agronomy -OR- Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-9 level in the Federal service that demonstrates competence in agricultural loans by servicing an agricultural loan portfolio of a bank or other loan association. In addition, experience that demonstrates knowledge of, and skill in applying analytical and evaluative techniques to provide recommendations in assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of farm loan program operations -OR- A combination of graduate level education and specialized experience. Only graduate education in excess of the first year (18 semester hours) may be combined with experience. Time in grade for the GS-11: Current federal employees applying for a promotion opportunity must meet time-in-grade (TIG) requirement of 52 weeks of service at the GS-9 grade level. For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here: General Business and Industry Series 1101b (opm.gov) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

College Transcript: If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses detailing each course by the number and department (i.e., bio 101, math 210, etc.), course title, number of credit hours and grade earned. You must submit with your application package evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution was appropriately accredited by an accredited body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. Education standards. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process; however, if selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Please refer to the "How to Apply" section for instructions on submitting the transcript.

Contacts

  • Address Farm Service Agency 1400 Independence Ave SW Washington, DC 20250 US
  • Name: Jennifer Falkner
  • Phone: 303-880-5838
  • Email: [email protected]

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