Risk Management Specialist

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA)

About the organization

Passionate About Agriculture and Looking for a Career? Look at the Risk Management Agency (RMA)!

The Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) Mission Area is USDA's focal point for the nation's farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners for crop insurance, conservation programs and technical assistance and credit and commodity programs, and disaster programs. The role of RMA is to help producers manage their business risks through effective, market-based risk management solutions.

RMA manages the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation to provide innovative crop insurance products to America's farmers and ranchers. Approved Insurance Providers sell and service federal crop insurance policies in every state and Puerto Rico through public-private partnerships with RMA. RMA backs the AIPs who share the risks associated with catastrophic losses due to major weather events.



Communicate and coordinate with private 508(h) submitters and RMA staff to establish and maintain actuarial data, Special Provisions, and related files and ensure data are disseminated to the public by established deadlines.

Review new and existing crop and livestock insurance policies and procedures to develop requirements, procedures and systems to ensure the proper implementation and maintenance of business support systems to deliver Federal crop insurance programs.

Coordinate and oversee the Acreage Crop Reporting Steamlining Initiative (ACRSI), Comprehensive Information Management System (CIMS), and other Federal crop insurance program projects for the Agency.

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.



Conditions of Employment

You must be a US Citizen or US National

Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt

Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check

Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.

Subject to one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period unless prior service is creditable. New USDA supervisors must successfully complete all components of the required training program before the end of their probationary period.

Direct Deposit: Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution

Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/


Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and/or education, as specified in the job opportunity announcement.


$43,691 to $119,810 per year

Application instructions

Contact email: gail.nicholsbarton[email protected]

See application for additional requirements. Application documents must be submitted as specified in Job Opportunity Announcement RMA-20-10834981-KC-DE-GNB at https://www.usajobs.gov

Before responding to this announcement, please review the Terms of Use [PDF]. The Peace Corps is not able to confirm the legitimacy of all positions posted to this jobs board. If you believe an announcement has violated the Peace Corps Terms of Use, please contact [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

Does this sound like the position for you?

Apply to job