Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- agricultural economics, agronomy, agricultural management, soil science, or other directly related fields.
Experience that provided:
The above knowledge and abilities may have been gained in work such as:
Crop Insurance Field Representative positions -- experience that demonstrated (1) a detailed knowledge of crops, farming practices, agricultural market trends, and crop hazards within a specific area, and (2) a knowledge of basic crop insurance procedures and practices.
Crop Insurance Specialist positions -- experience that demonstrated (1) a broad knowledge of crops, farming practices, and crop hazards, (2) a knowledge of crop insurance policies, procedures, and operations, and (3) the ability to plan, direct, or coordinate a crop insurance program in an assigned area.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.