Office of Food Safety Open Position

July 14, 2021

line drawing of a notebook, pen, and magnifying glassThere is a Vacancy Opportunity for an Hydrologist GS-1315-13 in the Office of Food Safety (OFS), Division of Produce Safety (DPS), Fresh Produce Branch (FPB) located in College Park, MD.  The announcement closes on 7/20/2021, or sooner if/when 100 applications are received.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Performs analyses and evaluation of data samples and documented information gathered during inspections and investigations of fresh produce production.
  • Prepares documents embodying policy and program proposals and decisions related to agricultural water issues and how they relate to the safety of fresh produce for human consumption.
  • Participates in and provides guidance during the development of training for regulatory specialist and other professionals within FDA on matters related to the use of agricultural water.