APHIS Announces New Foreign Service Training Program

APHIS Announces New Foreign Service Training Program

March 10, 2015 --The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), International Services (IS) seeks candidates for a new APHIS Foreign Service (FS) training program, which is advertised through the Federal employment site, USAJOBS, through March 23, 2015. APHIS will recruit a number of trainees, who upon successful completion of the program will be converted to the APHIS Foreign Service at the FP-4 grade (GS-12 equivalent). Upon completion of the 12-14 month training program and successful completion of all required clearances, the candidate will receive their first Foreign Service assignment abroad. All assignments will be based upon the needs of the Agency.