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Agriculturist (State Operations Coordinator)

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Honolulu, Hawaii

Deadline Oct 16, 2019
Job Type Full Time

Responsibilities:

The duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Implements safeguarding risk management measures to mitigate identified pest associated with imported commodities.
  • Assists management with identifying and organizing training as necessary for Smuggling Interdiction and Trade Compliance and Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) personnel at Ports of Entry.
  • Contributes to effective communication to stakeholders on importation requirements to facilitate trade and prevent introduction of plant pests of regulatory significance.
  • Helps provide oversight for domestic programs within state(s) of coverage, reviewing program activities to ensure alignment with PPQ priorities, resource utilization, and identifying deficiencies.
  • Utilizes pest risk data and information provided from PPQ pest risk analysts to develop and implement timely detection surveys with PPQ management and personnel.
  • Assists with the identification of plant pest pathways through analysis and utilization of risk data and assists with developing pest detection activities targeting the identified pathways.
  • Evaluates existing as well as new work plans for export of plants, flowers, and commodities to facilitate trade.
  • Assists the SPHD to coordinate, manage, and oversee emergency response using Incident Command System (ICS) protocols procedures and may serve as Incident Commander for pest programs in the state(s).

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Category Agronomy