Commission Agent Agricultural Produce Job Description Sample
Extension Agricultural Agent
Successful candidate will:
Provide leadership and guidance to Extension educational programs in agriculture (both major area crop and livestock, including both beef and dairy), urban horticulture, community and economic development, and natural resources throughout the county as job requires.
Collaborate with other Extension Agents, with State Extension Specialists, the Eastern District Director and other administrators as well as outside agencies and organizations in planning and implementing the total Extension program.
Maintain a favorable public image and gain acceptance for self, Extension and New Mexico State University among county citizens.
Administratively responsible to the Eastern District Director.
Actively participate and play an important role in the recruitment of students to New Mexico State University and to participate in student activities.
Provide timely reports as required.
Commission Agent - (Tampa Location)
In addition to its two Seminole Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, the Seminole Tribe owns and operates the five Seminole Casinos; in Coconut Creek and Hollywood, on the Southeast coast in Immokalee near Naples, on the Brighton Reservation north of Lake Okeechobee, and on the Big Cypress Reservation south of Lake Okeechobee.
The Seminole Tribe has long been recognized for innovation in its gaming and other businesses. It opened the first high-stakes bingo hall and casino in the United States in 1979. That facility was the forerunner of the Indian Gaming movement throughout North America.
Analysts believe today's Seminole Tribe operates one of the most profitable gaming enterprises in the world. In March 2007, the Seminole Tribe of Florida acquired Hard Rock International, the first transaction of its kind by an Indian tribe. Hard Rock International is one of the most globally recognized music, entertainment, leisure and dining brands. It includes the world's largest collection of authentic music memorabilia. The deal also includes licensing or franchise agreements for additional restaurants, hotels and Hard Rock Live performance venues.
The incumbent in this position is responsible for overseeing all gaming activities in accordance with applicable State, Federal and Tribal regulations and the protection of the Tribal Assets. The individual observes casino activities and monitors compliance with the internal control standards for the gaming operation to ensure adherence to all policies, procedures and regulations. The individual fingerprints all gaming facility employees and notifies management and supervisors of any suspicious activities and/or irregular circumstances. This position reports to the Commission Manager or designee and is a non-exempt position.
While this position reports to the Seminole Tribal Gaming Commission Headquarters; they may be located at one of the Seminole Gaming properties in Hollywood, Brighton, Immokalee, or Tampa.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Observes casino activities to ensure adherence to all policies, procedures and regulations. Reports any suspicious activities and/or irregular circumstances to the casino management team.
Monitors compliance with the internal control standards and regulations for the gaming operation.
Cooperates with casino management and casino security team to ensure customer and employee and safety.
Fingerprints all gaming facility employees.
Communicates daily with the casino surveillance unit and/or other operational department heads in order to monitor, identify areas of concern and investigative any suspicious activities and/or irregular circumstances.
Abides by Commission confidentiality rules and regulations.
Adheres to all Seminole Tribe of Florida policies and procedures. Adheres to the Rules and Regulations as set by the Seminole Tribal Gaming Commission (STGC) and works within the guidelines of the Tribal Internal Control Standards (TICS).
Performs additional related duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent GED is required.
Minimum of three (3) years' experience working with casino surveillance equipment is required.
Must have knowledge of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) regulations and the Seminole Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Tribal Minimal Internal Control Standards (MICS), and other procedures and standards is required.
Must have the ability to meet standards established in order to obtain the Employee Gaming License is required.
Must demonstrate the highest degree of integrity, honesty and dependability.
Must demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Must have the ability to travel to all Reservations and work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Interest in Seminole Tribe of Florida history, culture and operations.
Knowledge of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) regulations and the Seminole Tribal Gaming Ordinance, Tribal Minimal Internal Control Standards(MICS), and other procedures and standards.
Knowledge of principles and practices of surveillance procedures.
Knowledge of criminal offenses and the regulations concerning Tribal Gaming.
Knowledge of First Aid as well as Fire Safety and relevant law enforcement procedures.
Ability to maintain visual attention and mental concentration for significant periods of time.
Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare clear and concise reports.
Ability to analyze and interpret numerical data.
Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
Must be able to operate computers, cameras, monitors, radios and other surveillance equipment used in the performance of their tasks.
Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with Tribal Members, employees, vendors, and the general public.
Ability to serve the STOF public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in accordance with established rules and procedures
The Tribal Council gives preference in all of its employment practices to Native Americans. First preference in hiring, training, promoting and in all other aspects of employment is given to members of the Seminole Tribe who meet the job requirements. Second preference is given to members of other federally recognized Native American Tribes who meet the job requirements.
As part of Seminole Gaming's employment process, final candidates will be required to obtain gaming licensure by completing a background check with Seminole Gaming Compliance and Regulations, prior to an offer being extended. These background checks may include, but are not limited to:
Criminal Background Check
For a listing of all opportunities at Seminole Gaming, please go to www.gotoworkhappy.com.
FT Rental Sales Agent - LGA Airport (Hourly Plus Commission Based)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans
We are a multibillion-dollar industry leader that is rapidly expanding and growing. At National and Alamo, exciting careers and opportunities are made possible, because how far you go is really up to you. It's a fast-paced, people oriented business that offers incredible earning potential and performance-based promotions.Our philosophy is to take care of our customers and employees first. We know if we do this, success will follow - for both our company and our employees.
National and Alamo has an exciting opportunity for a Rental Sales Agent. The Rental Sales Agent provides a superior, friendly, and efficient transaction (at time of rental and return) using the company approved sales and service techniques. Facilitates the rental process through verification and documentation of all necessary driver information to provide for an efficient and timely rental and return experience. Performs all responsibilities with a focus on the wants and needs of our customers and in accordance with our Quality Standards.
Use company approved sales and service techniques when determining customer needs
Offer optional products to meet customer wants and needs.
Prepare all rental and return documents accurately and completely.
Qualify each customer using our company rental requirement guidelines.
Provide customers assistance with directions, maps, local area information, appropriate service information, etc.
Review rental parameters with all customers to ensure a complete understanding of our rates and service charges.
Ensure that the return date and time on the rental agreement is accurate.
Review all charges at the time of vehicle return.
Prepare the Rental Agreement Folder with all required information.
Answer the phones to assist customers in a friendly, helpful and prompt manner.
Assist customers by effectively resolving all customer service issues.
Assist and coordinate customers within the queue to minimize any wait time and promote the most efficient service method as required.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Must be at least 18 years old
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
Must have a minimum of 1 year of commission or incentive based sales experience
Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.
Aside from religious observation, must have the flexibility to work any shift, any day including nights and weekends
Guest Services/Sales Agent (Universal Agent) Base + Commission - Oceanwalk Resort
Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER/WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
FILING DATES: February 2, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
EXAM NUMBER: V0026E
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity
JOB TYPE: Permanent
Directs the administrative and enforcement activities of a major division or program of the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures.
Positions allocable to this class report to a Deputy Director, Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures and are distinguished by their management and administrative responsibilities for major divisions such as pest exclusion, produce quality, pest detection, weed abatement, pesticide regulation, device accuracy, business practice investigations, and pest management. All positions allocable to this class must have the ability to plan, control, direct and evaluate the work of field inspectors and support personnel. Incumbents must have refined written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with managers in other County departments and the industry.
Essential Job Functions
Directs, plans, and schedules the administrative activities, enforcement inspections, and investigations conducted by a division; reviews, prepares, and presents performance evaluations; establishes and maintains effective communication with the Department's constituents including industry, community groups, and consumers to assure the delivery of effective inspection and service programs; assists in the development and achievement of bureau and division goals and objectives; prepares and manages a divisional budget including the ongoing monitoring of revenues and expenditures; reviews and prepares official correspondence, Board letters, press releases and special reports on behalf of the Agricultural Commissioner/Director of Weights and Measures; recommends bureau policy to the Deputy Director, Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures; advises the Agricultural Commissioner/Director of Weights and Measures on technical and enforcement issues based on discussions with deputies from other counties; acts as a department liaison or leader on special projects and assignments, especially interagency programs, such as eradication activities; makes presentations before industry and community groups on Department services, programs, and projects; participates in progressive disciplinary processes; assists in the recruitment, selection, and training of new departmental employees; may be required to travel out of town to represent the Department at meetings, trainings, seminars, etc.; prepares and reviews Appraisals of Promotability; interacts with the Board of Supervisors' field deputies, Chief Executive Office analysts, and other county agencies; reviews and prepares bid specifications, evaluates and secures bids, and assures the fulfillment of contracts and inspection agreements; directs the investigation and prosecution of violations through criminal and civil suits, and acts as the departmental advocate in civil administrative hearings; may act as bureau director in the absence of the Deputy Director, Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures; assists in the review and evaluation of proposed legislation, regulation, and policy changes; assists in the development of Department policies and procedures, and assures their implementation and compliance; and participates in grievance processes.
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited* four-year college with specialization in the agricultural or biological sciences or other appropriate disciplines as determined by the California Department of Food and Agriculture including the successful completion of college level courses in both Botany and Entomology*
- AND - Two years of paid, full-time work experience at the level of the Los Angeles County class of Agricultural/Weights and Measures Inspector III, Agricultural Inspector III*, or Supervisor, Weights and Measures Inspection.
LICENSE: Possession of State of California Deputy Agricultural Commissioner or a State of California Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures Licenses
AND - All State of California agricultural inspector and weights and measures inspector licenses
AND - A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential.
PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
- Accredited colleges and universities include all four-year colleges and universities that meet the accreditation guidelines indicated on the bulletin.
In order to receive credit for the required degree and/or course work, certification, and licenses, you must include a legible copy of the official transcripts, official certificates and/or licenses at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of application filing.
- Persons employed by the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures prior to January 1, 1998, without the required degree, but holding at least one of the agricultural licenses, must have successfully completed at least 18 college-level semester units, or equivalent quarter units, in agricultural or biological science. Persons employed by the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures prior to January 1, 1998, without the required course work in Botany, who hold the following licenses, may substitute such licensure for the required Botany course work as follows:
- Substitute the following licenses:
FULL LICENSES: Integrated Pest Management AND Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation.
SUBCATEGORIES: Weed Control, Plant Quarantine and Pest Detection AND Nursery and Seed Regulation.
Persons employed by the Department of Agricultural/Commissioner Weights and Measures prior to January 1, 1998, without the required course work in Entomology, who hold the following licenses, may substitute such licensure for the required Entomology course work as follows:
- Substitute the following licenses:
FULL LICENSES: Integrated Pest Management AND Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation.
SUBCATEGORIES: Insect and Disease Pest Management AND Plant Quarantine and Pest Detection.
At the level of an Agricultural/Weights and Measures Inspector III is defined as a senior or lead, performs the more difficult and complex inspections and enforcement assignments, acts as the on-site lead inspector, enforces safety practices and procedures, and instructs in methods for the expedient and accurate accomplishment of either agricultural or weights and measures inspections, monitors the quantity of inspections conducted by lower level inspectors or associates and make recommendations to management on the preparation of performance evaluations and probationary reports for these employees, acts as a field working supervisor over agricultural inspection, weights and measures, or weed abatement functions by providing training and orientation to employees, establishing job deadlines and maintaining assignment logs, possess a high degree of proficiency, knowledge and expertise in Federal, State and local laws related to departmental programs.
- At the level of an Agricultural Inspector III is defined as a district inspector with responsibility for a multifunctional agricultural area, or weed abatement zone or a lead with responsibility for a single agricultural inspection function on a Countywide basis or a large area thereof, exercises thorough knowledge of the techniques for the collection and analysis of data, as well as all applicable state and county policies, procedures, and laws governing agricultural enforcement.
At the level of a Supervisor, Weights and Measures Inspection is defined as: supervises the inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices of the investigation of suspected violations of State weights and measures laws.
Possession of the remaining required State of California Deputy Agricultural Commissioner or Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures license.
Possession of the State of California County Agricultural Commissioner and/or County Sealer of Weights and Measures licenses.
A Master's Degree from an accredited* college or university in any related fields of agricultural, weights and measures or public or business administration.
Completion of advanced courses from an accredited* college or university in supervision, business management or human resources.
Experience in working effectively with all levels of staff, organizations, government agencies, private companies, community agencies or County Departments.
Excellent business writing and oral communication skills.
Experience in leading and training subordinates staff to achieve desired organizational goals.
Excellent public speaker.
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training, experience, Desirable Qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire based on the application information weighted 100%.
CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE WEIGHTED PART OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis. No person may compete for this examination more than once in a twelve (12) month period.
FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE: Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting.
An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g. 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history.
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures.
Appointees will be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Fill out your application and Job Specific Questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position.
In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination process.
Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. We encourage you to apply online so you can track the status of your application and get notified of your progress by email.
We must receive your application and Job Specific Questionnaire by 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (626) 652-0740 or email them to Andrea Cortez at email@example.com within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on all the faxed documents.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 575-5464
Teletype Phone: (626) 585-5520
California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922
Department Contact Name: Cynthia Simuta
Department Contact Phone: (626) 575-5464
Department Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Agricultural Measurement Standards Specialist I
The current vacancy is in Ukiah. The list developed from this recruitment will be used for a limited period to fill open and promotional, regular full-time, and part-time positions in a variety of departments, service areas, and locations throughout the County, should they occur. Positions in this classification may perform duties associated with the Mendocino Medical Cannabis Cultivation Compliance program. Effective July 1, 2018 this classification will receive a 3% pay increase. Bilingual English/Spanish encouraged to apply.
Under direct supervision at the I (entry-level) inspects and enforces laws and regulations contained in the Food and Agricultural Code and Business and Professions Code; performs work related to the protection of agricultural commodities and the public in regard to measurement standards; enforces consumer protection laws; investigates for the prosecution of violators.
Job Requirements and Minimum Qualifications
Duties may include but are not limited to the following
Inspects plant, fruit and cut flower parcels at parcel terminals for quarantine compliance.
Inspects agricultural pesticide applications including mix/load activities.
Inspects pest control businesses for pesticide application including mix/load activities.
Registers pest control advisors, pest control businesses, maintenance gardeners, structural pest control businesses, and farm labor
Investigates pesticide drift complaints and pesticide illness cases.
Writes detailed investigative reports.
Answers general agricultural and consumer questions for the general public.
Identifies plants and insects brought in by the public and/or sends to state lab for identification.
Issues pesticide permits to growers.
Surveys county roads for noxious weeds; applies pesticides to noxious weed sites in the county; hand pulls and/or digs noxious
Surveys lakes and bodies of water for noxious water weed(s).
Issues new CPCs yearly; updates, prints new forms and receives payments.
Registers Certified Farmer's Markets and receives payments.
Conducts testing and sealing of weighing and measuring devices.
Conducts testing and sealing of fuel pumps; inspects fuel station labeling, quantity control and price verification.
Conducts shelled egg, fruit, and vegetable inspections.
Conducts grower education classes for pesticide use.
Registers organic growers for state registration.
Inspects nurseries for County compliance; issues nursery licenses.
Issues phytosanitary certificates.
Inspects organic producers for compliance with regulations.
Maintains records of inspections.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
All applicants must meet eligibility requirements for examination/license pursuant to California Department of Food and Agricultural (CDFA) Code Division 2 Chapter 2 Sections 2102 and 2106.
2106. (excerpted) No person shall be eligible for the examination or shall be given or issued a license pursuant to Section 2101, 2102, or 2103 unless he or she possesses a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college with specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in the agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences, or other appropriate disciplines, as determined by the secretary. This section shall not apply to any person holding a valid license of qualification in weights and measures who was employed by a county agricultural commissioner or sealer in a permanent classification before January 1, 1995, and who possesses at least one license in an agricultural category no later than December 31, 1996.
Education and Experience:
Qualifying education is subject to approval by the California Secretary of Food and Agriculture. Applicants qualifying under method (2) or (3) below must submit copies of qualifying degree and/or college transcripts and/or verification of eligibility issued by the CDFA.
Possession of one (1) or more valid statewide specific category licenses as County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist as issued by the CDFA; or
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines: agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences; or
Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum of 30 semester units, or equivalent, in one or any combination of the following sciences: agricultural, biological, chemical, physical science, mathematics, or statistics.
Requires one (1) of the following licenses issued by CDFA within 12 months of hire: Pesticide Regulation, Investigation and Environmental Monitoring, Integrated Pest Management, Commodity Regulation, Measurement Verification, Pest Prevention and Plant Regulations, Weight Verification, or Transaction and Product Verification.
No previous related work experience is required.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid driver's license (depending upon assignment may require Class B driver's license);
Valid license as listed above for each level issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
Knowlege, Skills, and Abilities
All applicable state, county, federal and local ordinances, laws, rules and regulations.
Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.
All computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job.
Standard business arithmetic, including percentages and decimals.
Insects, plants, and weeds.
Pesticides and their uses.
Agricultural crops grown within the County.
Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials.
Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
Applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks, understand, interpret and communicate complicated policies,
procedures and protocols.
Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
Mental and Physical Ability to:
Obtain required licensure within 12 months of hire (Level I only)
Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
Read, analyze and interpret professional periodicals and journals, technical procedures and government regulations.
Speak effectively before public groups and respond to questions.
Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Interpret a variety of technical instructions with abstract and/or concrete variables.
While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or
feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, speak and hear, and lift and/or move up to 50
While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to walk, lift, and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Important Application Information:
It is your responsibility to demonstrate through your application materials how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position/s for which you apply.
You must complete all sections of the application. A résumé or other information you feel will help us evaluate your qualifications may be attached to your completed application, but will not be accepted in lieu of completing any part of the application. Blank applications that contain only a résumé or those that reference "see résumé" will be rejected as incomplete.
Check your application before submitting to ensure it is complete and correct; no new or additional information will be accepted after the closing date.
Inquiry will be made of your former and current employers; please provide the names and telephone numbers of supervisors on your application.
You must provide the names and contact information of at least three (3) references (not relatives) that have knowledge of your job skills, experience, ability and/or character.
Application materials are the property of Mendocino County and will not be returned.
It is your responsibility to keep your NEOGOV profile updated, including any changes to your telephone number or address. Failure to do so may result in missed notification of exams or interviews.
The exam process listed on this flyer is tentative. Mendocino County reserves the right to make necessary modifications to the examination plan. Such revisions will be in accordance with approved personnel standards. Should a change be made, applicants will be notified.
The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.
Examination Process: All complete applications will be reviewed with those judged most qualified progressing further in the selection process. Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral examination (weight 100) or an unassembled exam, consisting of an evaluation of education and experience as stated on the application form, will be administered. The examination process will test the knowledge and abilities described above. A minimum score of 70 must be attained for placement on the employment list.
Special Testing: If you require special testing arrangements to accommodate a disability or religious conviction you must contact Human Resources at 707.234.6600 prior to the test date to make your requirements known. You must provide enough advance notice to allow Human Resources to properly review and evaluate your request.
Employment with the County may require the successful completion of a pre-employment background and/or medical examination and may include drug screening and/or fingerprinting.
This announcement is a synopsis of duties and requirements of this job. To review the complete classification specification and benefits, please see the HR website. Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by the final filing date.
The County of Mendocino is an Equal Opportunity Employer
This information is a summary of general benefits. Benefits listed in Mendocino County Resolutions or Memorandums of Understanding prevail over this listing. This information is not legally binding, nor does it constitute a Contract.
Compensation is based on a five-step salary range, with annual merit-based increases within the salary range.
Covered under Social Security and the 1937 act; both employees and the County pay into the retirement fund. For the most current information regarding County Retirement please go to:
HOLIDAYS AND PERSONAL LEAVE
Mendocino County observes 11 paid holidays per year. Employees are granted 24 – 48 hours of personal leave annually, depending upon Bargaining Unit.
Accrues at the rate of two weeks per year for three years. Three weeks per year after three years, four weeks after eight years and five weeks after 15 years.
Paid sick leave accrues at the rate of 1.25 days per month, or 15 days per year. Accruals are pro-rated for part-time employees working at least 20 hours per week. Part-time employees working less than 20 hours per week, and extra-help employees receive up to 24 hours (or 3 days) of paid sick leave annually.
MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION, AND LIFE INSURANCE
The County and the employee share the cost of an employee selected health care plan; enrollment in the plan includes $20,000 Life Insurance.
For the most current information regarding Health Insurance please go to:
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
For the most current information regarding Employee Assistance please go to:
EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM
For the most current information regarding Employee Wellness please go to:
For the complete list of most current labor agreements please go to:
Agricultural Enforcement Officer 2
Agricultural Enforcement Officers are field agents and inspectors (peace officers) of the Department of Agriculture, and as such, enforce all State agricultural laws and regulations.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position works within the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) and is located in Elko, NV. The Agricultural Enforcement Officer 2 is a Sworn Peace Officer for the Nevada Department of Agriculture, Animal Industry, Enforcement Division.
Under general supervision, the position will: provide protection of public health and safety for the residents and visitors of the state; provide inspection, investigation, and law enforcement duties for all livestock, estray/feral horses, or animal related events or incidents, to include animal health inspection requirements, theft of livestock and animal cruelty; conduct traffic stops on commercial/private agricultural vehicles on roadways and inspections at highway check sites; monitor animals entering the area or state from other areas or states and international locations, inspecting for zoonotic and non-endemic diseases; assist State Veterinarian, State Entemologist, State Pathologist, and State Weed Coordinator, as needed for disease outbreaks and emergencies; provides law enforcement support for other NDA divisions; inspect vehicles from quarantined states for actionable quarantine insects; provides assistance to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies; train, supervise, and evaluate brand inspection personnel; and provide training of new hires in all aspects of the positions required essential functions and responsibilities. Please note the selected candidates will be subject to an extensive background investigation including a polygraph and physical examination.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-13_0/
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience working with and caring for large livestock on a ranch or similar setting which included checking health records of animals, issuing brand inspection certificates, investigating agricultural or livestock crimes; OR one year of experience as an Agricultural Enforcement Officer I in Nevada State service. Special Notes Applicants must meet current Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
Agricultural Enforcement Officer II and III must maintain Category II peace officer status approved by the Nevada Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (POST). Special Requirements A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
This position requires 50% travel. This position may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays and may be subject to standby/callback. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety.
Persons offered employment in this position must first submit to a pre-employment screening test for controlled substances. Possession of a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for continuing employment. Applicants are required to undergo a background investigation prior to appointment.
Agricultural Communications Assistant - West Lafayette - Agricultural Communications Services
Administratively support agricultural communications by performing key technical functions, all of which the department is willing to provide training for to a candidate with proven technical aptitude. Responsible for compiling monthly media metrics and Google web analytics. Provide assistance to departments and county Extension offices on basic functional and design issues with the College web site. Produce reports from project management and assist with photo database management and Coordinate department's orientation for all new employees. Responsible for ordering and maintaining all department supplies.
High school diploma / GED
Four years of secretarial or general office experience, which included working with budgets
Aptitude and proven ability in diverse technical systems
Excellent verbal and written communication and writing skills
Great customer relations and comfortable in and enjoys interacting with a diverse audience
Strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce.
Interest in and willingness to learn new software and web-based systems
Proficiency in the following software: Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Experience working with web sites
Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
A background check will be required for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Agricultural Ingredients & Citrus Research Director
United States of America
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Why Join Coca-Cola North America?
It's an exciting time to work in The Coca-Cola Company's flagship market. We're accelerating our momentum as the fastest-growing large consumer goods company in North America by putting people at the heart of our business and everything we do – whether we're innovating to give consumers the drinks and packaging sizes they want, or building our eCommerce capabilities. People are our focus when we're collaborating with our diverse network of locally-connected bottling partners, and when we're returning every drop of water we use to communities and nature. And people – with the different backgrounds, skills and perspectives they bring to our workplace – are helping transform our business, one big idea at a time. We empower our employees to challenge the status quo, make bold recommendations, experiment and adapt, so we can grow together and make a great business even better.
The Director of Agricultural Ingredient and Citrus Research will develop a strategic plan and technology roadmap for ensuring the manufacturing of industry-leading beverages with backward integration into a sustainable supply of raw materials.
Reports to: Vice President R&D, Juice
Location: Greater Orlando Area
Function Specific Activities:
Lead and influence company strategies for growth in the citrus beverage category, drive agricultural ingredient and technology development within enterprise
Effectively communicate ingredient and citrus science and technology programs to senior business leadership to gain support on strategy
Provide technical leadership and guidance to enhance the quality of TCCC orange juice in addition to other beverages such as juice, tea, coffee, leveraging growers, processors, suppliers, and finished beverage producers working effectively with external networks
Utilize technical expertise in citrus, juice and ingredient functionality to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace through knowledge of citrus and other ingredients, cost structure, processing steps, quality procedures, and Route to Market quality control
Maintain and provide juice Technical Stewardship for citrus and other ingredients through collaboration with Marketing, Procurement and Strategic Partners
Develop and leverage relationships with industry and academic associations/agencies to gain access to new technology and to influence their research programs to provide a competitive advantage.
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science, Food Science. Masters preferred.
Years of Experience: 10+ years
Related Work Experience:
The ideal candidate needs to have completed an advanced Agricultural science or Food Science curriculum and understand and apply effective skills in research project management, ingredient development and food process technology
In addition to strong scientific skills, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively interact with cross-functional teams, build and develop relationships with technology providers and strategic partners
Proven track record of developing and executing an advantaged agricultural strategy
Ability to develop a technology roadmap to drive a competitive advantage
Cross category knowledge of agricultural ingredients such as juice, tea, coffee, and plant proteins
Proven track record of building and nurturing a high performing team
Strong cross functional collaboration and ability to develop external partners and networks
Years of Experience:
10+ Years Experience
- DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).
- COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
- ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders.
- INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
- DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.
- GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
- SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
- EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
- PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
- FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
- EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Career Technology & Agricultural Education Teacher
Founded in 2001, Connections Education is a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable online education solutions for schools, school districts, and students in grades K–12. It serves families and schools with a variety of digital learning and online school solutions including Connections Academy,International Connections Academy, and Pearson Connexus. In 2017, Connections Education brings full-time online and blended school to 65,000 students across the U.S. and abroad, and delivers online courses to over 340,000 students. In total, over 400,000 students in the U.S. and 48 countries will receive online learning from Connections Education in 2017. Connections Education is based in Baltimore, Maryland and was named a "Top Workplace" by the Baltimore Sun for the third consecutive year and a 2013 "Best Place to Work" by Baltimore magazine. Regularly recognized for its outstanding curriculum and leadership, Connections Education is committed to expanding quality education through technology, and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Connections Education is part of the global education company, Pearson.
Georgia Connections Academy is a tuition-free, full-time virtual school for students in grades 6-12 throughout Georgia. The school is authorized by the Georgia Charter Schools Commission and governed by an independent Board of Directors, with a mission to maximize academic achievement for students who are seeking other academic options. The school is operated by Georgia Connections Academy, a nonprofit corporation, through a contract with Connections Academy of Georgia, LLC, to provide its educational program and other services. Connections Academy, a division of Connections Education, is accredited by AdvancED, and GACA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.
Position Summary and Responsibilities:
Working from our office in Duluth, Georgia, certified Teachers will "virtually" manage instructional programs. Through use of the telephone, Internet and various curriculum tools they will consult regularly with learning coaches and students to ensure that each child successfully completes his/her instructional program.
The Career Technology & Agricultural Education Teacher will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:
Complete grading in a timely manner to communicate student progress to students and parents;
Communicate frequently with parents, students and other teachers on a regular basis to provide feedback on student work, suggest instructional approaches and strategies, monitor completion of assignments and coach special projects;
Support students and parents with strategies for success in a virtual environment and provide assistance with assignments and projects as needed;
Support the instructional program with synchronous and asynchronous lessons, recordings, and instructional materials;
Review curriculum and devise alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding (working directly with students and parents);
Work collaboratively with other teachers to review data and develop instructional strategies to address students at all levels
Devise and implement virtual methods of creating and maintaining a "school community";
Work with other teachers to coordinate social activities and relevant field trips for students and integrate trips into the curriculum whenever possible;
Attend school sponsored events such as Beginning and End of Year Events, prom, study sessions, etc.
Participate in the organization and administration of the State Testing, as directed;
Participate in student recruiting sessions and other marketing efforts that require teacher representation;
Develop a general knowledge of the entire program's 6-12 curriculum and a very detailed knowledge of the courses for which responsible;
Other duties as assigned.
Highly qualified and certified to teach Career Technology & Agricultural Education (CTAE) in Georgia (appropriate to grade level and content area responsibilities)
Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft OS and MS Office programs)
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment
Team player track record; ability to collaborate
Customer focused approach
Ability to work independently and remotely
Willingness to travel on occasion for marketing and state testing events (may require overnight travel)
Ability to work some occasional evening hours, as needed to support some families
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