Contact: Ashton Hansen
Phone: 605 854-9123 Ex. 2
View Online: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/699664900
The Kingsbury FSA office is currently hiring for a full-time program technician PT. An understanding of local agriculture is a plus, but all individuals with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and desire to serve the producers of Kingsbury County are encouraged to apply. Duties include general office activities supporting FSA programs. FSA offers a flexible work schedule, generous annual and sick leave, health benefits, paid parental leave and retirement benefits. Applications must be completed through usajobs.gov no later than close of business February 1st. If you have any questions about the position, benefits offered or the application process, please do not hesitate to contact me at 605 854-9123 Ex 2 or e-mail ashton.hansenusda.gov. I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have. Kingsbury County Executive Director, Ashton Hansen Program Technician Opening in DeSmet Position Overview Opening and Closing dates: 01/17/2023 - 02/01/2023 Salary: 34,584-60,703 Location: 202 Joliet Ave De Smet, SD Telework: Occasional This is not a comprehensive list, full application and complete details can be found here. Duties Carrying out office activities and functions pertaining to one or more of the program areas administered in the county. Interpreting and explaining procedures, program regulations and forms to producers and other agency personnel. Utilizing various web-based software applications to maintain producer data and processing automated forms. Using a high degree of initiative and judgment in planning and carrying out assigned tasks and resolving problems encountered. Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a US Citizen or US National. Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service Registered or Exempt. Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check. Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served. Must be a high school graduate, or have a GED. Must be 18 years of age, or 17 years of age for high school graduates. How You Will Be Evaluated Your application, including the online Assessment Questionnaire, will be reviewed to determine if you meet: 1. Minimum qualification requirements and 2. Your resume supports the answers provided to the job-specific questions. Your resume must clearly support your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position. Those determined to meet qualifications will be referred to the selecting official for consideration. Required Documents Resume that includes: 1. Personal information such as name, address, contact information. 2. Education. 3. Detailed Work experience related to this position as described in the major duties including work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment for current or previous Federal or FSA County employees, it should also include the Title, Pay Plan, Series and Grade and Step for each work experience entry. 4. Other qualifications. If education is required or you are using education to qualify, you must submit a copy of your college transcripts. An unofficial copy is sufficient with at the time of application however, if you are selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Education must have been successfully obtained from an accredited school, college or university. If any education was completed at a foreign institute, you must submit with your application evidence that the institute was appropriately accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. education standards. There are private organizations that specialize in this evaluation and a fee is normally associated with this service. All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation. How to Apply Please read the entire announcement and all instructions before you begin. You must complete this application process and submit all required documents electronically by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time ET on the closing date of this announcement. Applying online is highly encouraged - https://www.usajobs.gov/job/699664900. We are available to assist you during business hours normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. If applying online poses a hardship, contact us at holly.andrewsusda.gov well before the closing date for an alternate method. All hardship application packages must be complete and submitted no later than noon ET on the closing date of the announcement to be entered into the system prior to its closing.