U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of General Counsel (USDA)
13.78 per hour
Serving consumers and agriculture by safeguarding the public, plants, animals and the environment through education and regulation.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture is currently recruiting for a Technical Records Specialist 1 in the Animal Division.
Maintain data base for Disease Testing and Traceability Programs.
Enter Brucellosis and Tuberculosis test data.
Enter Brucellosis Vaccination data.
Create Premise ID’s.
Maintain database for Egg Program.
Receipt payments for egg sales from Egg Distributors.
Generate renewals, process payments and issue Egg Distributor and Egg Candler Licenses.
Maintain hard files of egg compliance inspections conducted by field personnel.
Maintain Aquaculture Program.
Receipt payments, issue licenses and produce reports.
Review inspection reports conducted by field personnel.
Update facility information in database.
Issue import permits.
Answer inquiries from citizens, other state and federal agencies, and veterinarians on various programs, rules, and laws. Explain program requirements, processes, and procedures.
Take orders for supplies, send supplies out to veterinarians, and record information.
Provide Support to the Division.
Assist with passing out mail.
Additional duties as needed.
These qualifications are mandatory requirements.
Monitoring a records system to identify and correct errors
Researching a variety of sources to resolve problems
Interpreting, explaining and applying regulations, laws, or complex policies to carry out assignments
Entering and retrieving data using a computerized records system
Temporary appointments from this announcement, serving at least one thousand forty (1,040) hours of continuous service, may be hired as an entrance probationary employee without further examination for the same classification and location as announced.
Part 1 - Minimum Qualifications (Pass/Fail).
Part 2 - Multiple-Choice Written Exam (100%). If you meet the minimum qualifications as shown in Part 1, you will receive a Pass score and can then take Part 2 (the online written examination). You must receive a Pass on Part 1 and a minimum score of 60
on Part 2 in order to be put on the register for this position. Both Part 1 and Part 2 must be completed by the closing date of this announcement. Notification of your test results will be available online once you have completed each part of the exam.
To preview the minimum qualifications screening exam (Part 1), click on the Preview Exam link below (you will not be able to answer the questions from this screen). If you wish to proceed, click on any
The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is an independent legal agency within the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). OGC provides legal advice and services to the Secretary of Agriculture and to all other officials and agencies of the Department with respect to all USDA programs and activities. All legal services are centralized within OGC and the General Counsel reports directly to the Secretary. The General Counsel is assisted by a Deputy General Counsel, a Senior Counselor, six Associate General Counsels, a Director of Administration and Resource Management, and four Regional Attorneys.