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Plant Protection Specialist

Lake States, Southeast
Posted 2 months ago

Employer: USDA

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri (applicant must live in the central Missouri area or be willing to relocate)

Application deadline: March 5, 2021

Full position description and application instructions


  • Facilitate export certification work, including communicating with other field staff and exporters, determining export requirements, issuing certificates, and daily oversite of a senior office support assistant assigned to this area.
  • Issue compliance agreements for Japanese beetle, thousand cankers disease, firewood and others.
  • Assist with tracking and data management during state and federal traceforward events.
  • Assist with federal post-entry quarantine permit and inspection tracking.
  • Assist with emerald ash borer biocontrol data management.
  • Assist with noxious weed communications.
  • Conduct nursery and export inspections as time allows.

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