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Announcement Number 12-FNS-063P Promotion Potential GS-13
Position Title Social Science Policy Analyst Hiring Agency USDA, Food and Nutrition Service
Open Period 02/09/2012 - 02/29/2012 Duty Locations 1 Vacancy in Alexandria, United States
Series/Grade GS - 0101 11/12/13 For More Info Applicant Call Center
Salary $62467.00 - $115742.00

Who May Apply

U.S. citizens; no prior Federal experience is required. Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, former Federal employees who have reinstatement eligibility, and individuals who are eligible under special appointing authorities may wish to apply under 12-FNS-062.

Job Status

Duration Appointment Permanent

Marketing Statement

This position is located in the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Research and Analysis, Family Programs Analysis Branch.


The mission of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is to increase food security and reduce hunger in partnership with cooperating organizations by providing children and low-income people with access to food, a healthy diet, and nutrition education in a manner that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence. FNS provides excellent opportunities for specialized training through its own facilities and outside resources. Career guidance and on- and off-the-job training programs are tailored to an individual employee's needs. If you want to apply your knowledge and skills to food program activities that seek to strengthen America, there is a challenging and rewarding career waiting for you with FNS! Key Information:

  • Relocation and Recruitment incentives may be available.

  • FNS offers alternative and flexible work schedules.

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