United States Department of Agriculture


General Field Representative (ARRA) (3817955)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana - United States
Posted: 11/13/2017

General Field Representative (ARRA)

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens and people eligible under special hiring authorities. Applications will be accepted from Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles in the local commuting areas. See Other Information for complete information on who may apply.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

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JOB SUMMARY:
Improve the Quality of Life in Rural Areas

Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America. To do this, Rural Development is working closely with the private and nonprofit sectors and with state, tribal, and local governments to fundamentally change the way government works. With this new philosophy of public partnership--this new relationship among Government, industry and communities--many positive outcomes for rural Americans are happening daily. Rural Development works to make sure that rural citizens can participate fully in the global economy--with technical assistance and programs to help rural Americans build strong economies to improve their quality of life.

Utilities Programs helped modern utilities (electricity, telephone, water and waste disposal services) come to rural America through some of the most successful government initiatives in American history. The Rural Development's Utilities Programs works with rural cooperative, non-profit associations, public bodies and for-profit utilities. It continues to carry on this tradition of helping rural communities expand and keep their technology up to date, helping to establish new and vital services such as distance learning and telemedicine. The public-private partnership which is forged between the RD's Utilities Programs and these industries results in billions of dollars in rural infrastructure development and creates thousand of jobs for the American economy.

This position is located under the Assistant Administrator for Telecommunications as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). This position is being filled based on availability of work and funds. This appointment does not confer competitive status and cannot be converted to a permanent position without further competition.

Come join a winning team!

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

* Background and/or Security Investigation required.
* U.S. Citizenship

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Utilities
We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

We want to be recognized as a dynamic organization that is able to efficiently provide the integrated program delivery needed to lead a rapidly evolving food and agriculture system.

USDA has created a strategic plan to implement its vision. The framework of this plan depends on these key activities: expanding markets for agricultural products and support international economic development, further developing alternative markets for agricultural products and activities, providing financing needed to help expand job opportunities and improve housing, utilities and infrastructure in rural America, enhancing food safety by taking steps to reduce the prevalence of foodborne hazards from farm to table, improving nutrition and health by providing food assistance and nutrition education and promotion, and managing and protecting America's public and private lands working cooperatively with other levels of government and the private sector.

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