Thursday , February 9 2023

Department of Agriculture Jobs – Lead Program Specialist


Job Description:

This position is located in a Regional Office of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNCS). The incumbent serves as a Lead Program Specialist in one ore more federal nutrition assistance programs. The Team Leader reports to the Branch Chief, and is responsible for assuring that the work of the assigned team is carried out by performing a range of coordinating and supportive duties related to the administration of the work in the assigned area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides interpretations, both verbal and written, of regulations, instructions and policies relating to assigned areas of program operations.
  • Plans, directs and participates in formal management evaluation reviews of State, local and/or Tribal operations; develops written reports of findings and recommendations; negotiates corrective action.
  • Coordinates work of lower graded employees within unit in the areas of responsibility assigned.
  • Train state and local staff and/or Tribal organizations on program requirements through formal and informal presentations.
  • Evaluates comprehensive documents submitted by state agencies and/or Tribal organizations? for appropriateness, adherence of specific program rules, and general federal financial requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Successful completion of one year probationary period, unless previously served.
  • Direct Deposit – Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Agriculture

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here