Limited Appointment PPQ Aid

Limited Appointment PPQ Aid

Position: Limited Appointment PPQ Aid
Entity: USDA APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine
Location: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Salary: $15 per hour (Part-time, Contract)
Deadline: Open


“The Limited Appointment PPQ Aid position involves serving as an aid for Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Technicians and Officers, performing repetitive tasks to support the Agriculture Quarantine Inspection (AQI). Duties include guiding passengers through inspection procedures, explaining regulations, directing travelers to place luggage on conveyor belts for inspection by x-ray machines, placing inspection stickers on cleared baggage, assisting in inspection for prohibited or restricted items, removing garbage or contraband for transport to examination and disposal facilities, and disposing of contraband after inspection by PPQ Officers or Technician. Other related duties may be required.

– Must have a valid driver’s license.
– Successful completion of 1 year of college.
– At least 4 credits semester hours in science (e.g., agriculture, biology, chemistry, physics, among others).
– Must be able to work alone and/or in teams.

How to Apply:
Applicants should provide a current resume which lists position title, company name, dates of employment, number of hours worked per week, and a summary of duties and responsibilities for each position held and include a list of references, official or unofficial transcripts (if applicable), a Criminal Record Certificate issued by the Puerto Rico Police Department, 2 forms of IDs with the name written exactly the same on both identifications, and open a USA Jobs account and include email used for the account. These documents should be delivered via email to or physically to 25 Ave. Jose Santana, Bldg. C-2 Warehouse #3, Carolina PR 00979.

For more information: Contact Ana Hernandez Burgos at”