Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service seeks emergency program specialist

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is looking to hire an emergency program specialist for its department of agriculture in Denver.

The hiring period is from May 8 to May 15, with the salary ranging from $74,587.00 to $115,301.00.

The person hired will schedule regional training courses for damage assessment, disaster support, provisions and emergency preparedness. They will also support Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) training and activation within designated FEMA region and safeguard readiness of COOP relocation sites.

The specialist will act as a region expert and advisor to USDA APHIS EPM in development and application of concepts, policy guidance and critical operations planning for regional emergency preparedness. They will also aid the USDA by developing its strategic goals and providing action plans.

Candidates looking to apply must be U.S. citizen. Men born after 1959 must be registered with the selective service.

If selected, the individual will be required to travel extensively for approximately half of their employment period.