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Geographer, GS-0150-12 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service - Fort Collins, Colorado $79,799-$103,739 Per Year Geography Job for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in Fort Collins, Colorado. Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including the following specialized experience and/or education, as identified by grade level. BASIC REQUIREMENT: Degree: geography; or related physical or social science such as geology, met... Published 1 day ago Apply Now Email Job

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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service was reestablished by the Secretary of Agriculture on March 14, 1977, pursuant to authority contained in 5 U.S.C. 301 and Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953 (5 U.S.C. app.).

The Service was established to conduct regulatory and control programs to protect and improve animal and plant health for the benefit of man and the environment.

In cooperation with State governments, the agency administers Federal laws and regulations pertaining to animal and plant health and quarantine, humane treatment of animals, and the control and eradication of pests and diseases.

Regulations to prevent the introduction or interstate spread of certain animal or plant pests or diseases are also enforced by the Service.

It also carries out research and operational activities to reduce crop and livestock depredation caused by birds, rodents, and predators.

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