Commission Agent Agricultural Produce Job Description Sample
Account Manager - Agricultural Insurance
With a history dating back to 1925, Alliant Insurance Services is one of the nation's leading distributors of diversified insurance products and services. Operating through a national network of offices, Alliant provides property and casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to more than 26,000 clients nationwide. Alliant Insurance Services ranks among the 15 largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States.
Responsible for providing customer service and overall service of assigned customers and/or policies, soliciting of new business on existing accounts and support of Producer-led new business efforts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supports Producer in developing new business opportunities for existing clients and prospects;
Initiates renewal process for existing clients, and discusses and creates renewal strategy with Producer;
Analyzes and compares current exposures and develops renewal or new business specifications for marketing;
Conducts marketing, negotiates rates, reviews quotes and coverages for competitiveness and accuracy;
Reviews and summarizes marketing results and prepares proposals;
Finalizes proposals and presentations in coordination with Producer;
Binds insurance coverage and prepares binders and/or delegate certificates issuance;
Reviews policies for accuracy and review contracts;
Prepares summaries and/or schedules of coverage for clients;
Reviews client accounting history, responds to accounting inquiries, corrects discrepancies, and contacts client on receivable collections;
Participates in the claims process as directed by management, including claim submission, follow-up and overall communication;
Provides technical guidance to staff assisting with client needs or procedural issues;
Notifies brokers of pertinent information related to client retention;
Meets with clients as needed or directed by Producer;
Engages in optimal and appropriate usage of applicable agency management systems;
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
6 - 8 years related work experience;
Valid insurance license
Must continue to meet Continuing Education requirements for license renewal
Encouraged to complete Career Path requirements as communicated by supervisor
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work within a team and to foster teamwork
Excellent customer service skills, including telephone and listening skills
Good leadership, problem solving and time management skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Proficient in Agency Management System
We are proud to provide comprehensive, high quality employee programs to meet employees' needs now and in the future, including a very competitive financial package. We encourage you to explore what we have to offer.
For immediate consideration for this position, please click on the "Submit Resume" button.
Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
If you are applying for a job and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call our Career Center at 1-877-901-9473 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.
Agricultural Biologist/Standards Inspector I/Ii/Iii
The Agricultural Commissioner's office is seeking applicants for the Agricultural Biologist/Standards Inspector I, II & III to fill three current full-time vacancies, and applicants to fill multiple temporary positions that will primarily be assigned to perform enforcement in connection with the impending cherry harvest season.
The Agricultural Biologist/Standards Inspectors perform professional and technical work in enforcing state, federal and local agricultural weights and measures laws and ordinances. An employee in this class enforces provisions of the Food and Agriculture Code, the California Business and Professions Code, and other related aspects of the California Code of Regulations. Incumbents are expected to be licensed and proficient in the full range of agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement programs and may provide direction and training to less experience employees.
Final Filing Deadline: May 3, 2019
For full position details, please click on the link below:
Agricultural Biologist/Standards Inspector
HOW TO APPLY
By mail or in person:
San Joaquin County Human Resources
44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330
Stockton, Ca 95202
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.
Phone: (209) 468-3370
For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.
When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).
San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.
Equal Opportunity Employer: San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. For more information go to www.sjgov.org/eeo.
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Agricultural Biologist/Canine Handler Trainee
Under immediate supervision, initially in a training capacity to care for and maintain an assigned canine to perform inspections and investigations in the enforcement of Federal, State and County agricultural regulations, to prevent the introduction, establishment, and spread of destructive insects, plant diseases and weeds into the County's urban and agricultural areas.
Initially in a training capacity:
Inspects and certifies shipments of plant materials for insect pests, noxious weeds and plant diseases for compliance with Federal, State and local regulations;
Enforces agricultural laws, regulations and issues permits;
Follows all United States Department of Agricultural (USDA)/NDDTC guidelines for managing and handling canine;
Transports canine to facility terminal entry points within Santa Clara County and to other Regional counties as needed, to inspect/detect parcels for targeted plant material and soil;
Manages and monitors canine's behavioral changes during detection duties and adjust activities accordingly;
Maintains canine safety while performing inspection/detection tasks on/and around various machinery in loud industrial work environments;
Manages canine's care and well being through proper feeding, grooming, daily exercise and physical health checks and transporting canine to veterinarian as needed;
Provides weekly mock training exercises to test and maintain canine's detection proficiency of targeted materials; maintains and controls canine's behavior through periodic obedience training;
Presents at community outreach events throughout the year to educate the public on the benefits of using trained and certified canines in Agricultural inspection/detection work, to prevent the establishment, and spread of destructive insects, plant diseases and weeds into the community;
Prepares investigative reports and participates in administrative hearings;
Maintains records of work performed, materials used and prepares reports as required;
Answers questions and provides information and assistance to the public, growers, agriculture workers and others;
Conducts surveys and compiles statistics of dog team proficiency in database;
Attends and participates in annual USDA/NDDTC performance and proficiency testing for Basic Canine Handler Trainer and canine re-certification;
May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
Performs other duties as required.
Possession of at least one (1) valid statewide license issued by the CDFA for County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist or possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework specializing in Agricultural, Biological, Chemical or Physical Sciences, or related fields as determined by the CDFA.
An Agricultural Biologist/Canine Handler Trainee hired without a valid license must obtain the Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation statewide license issued by CDFA within the 15 months probationary period of appointment or vacate the position.
After obtaining required license, incumbents will be trained and certified as a Basic Canine Handler Trainer through NDDTC;
Possession of a valid California Drivers license prior to appointment, and the ability to qualify for and maintain a County Drivers Permit.
USDA/NDDTC guidelines for handling canine's kenneling needs, training, socializing and exercising activities;
Appropriate acclimation procedures when exposing canine to new working facilities or environments;
Canine psychology, obedience training, proficiency testing, behavioral modification techniques and preventive health care;
Contact personnel at CDFA/NDDTC and from other counties to obtain or provide guidance and advice on canine issues;
Laws, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to the agricultural enforcement of the State Food and Agricultural Code and other related codes and ordinances;
The agricultural industry of the County of Santa Clara and State of California;
Computer software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and/or databases.
Identify and detect canine behavioral changes and modify conduct and/or work activities to maintain canine detection proficiency skills;
Pass annual canine and Basic Canine Handler Trainer re-certification testing through the USDA/NDDTC;
Maintain clean kennel and safe vehicle transporting canine to various work sites and other activities;
Maintain patience and focus while handling and working with canine in noisy working environments;
Obtain and maintain sufficient inventory of canine proficiency testing containers and materials;
Interpret and apply provisions of the California Food and Agricultural Code and the California Code of Regulations;
Communicate effectively orally and in writing, with industry, the public, co-workers and other agency staff;
Collaborate with and maintain cooperative relations with other Agricultural Biologists assisting with agricultural inspections and others contacted in the course of business and in enforcement situations;
Investigate complaints and prepare detailed written reports;
Utilize and learn new software applications.
Work evenings, nights, weekends and during emergencies as assigned;
Travel within and outside of Santa Clara County to perform inspections.
Handle and effectively manage canine that weighs 50 pounds or more;
Work under adverse weather conditions; outdoors, in remote areas, on uneven and/or slippery ground or surfaces and on moderately steep slopes or terrain;
Work in environments that are noisy or are subject to sudden changes and/or extremes in air temperature, pressure, or humidity;
Come into contact with water;
Handle and deal with toxic and hazardous substances;
Deal with biting and stinging insects, ticks, and poisonous plants;
Lift, push and pull objects that weigh 50 pounds or more;
Stand and/or sit for extended periods;
Stoop, bend, and reach, grasp and manipulate small objects with hands;
Wear and use proper safety clothing and equipment.
Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer Of Weights And Measures
Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt
The Department of Agriculture is seeking to fill one vacant Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures position. The Agriculture Department is located in Concord, California. The ideal candidate must possess a valid license of eligibility as a County Agricultural Commissioner and County Sealer of Weights and Measures issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
The Assistant Agricultural Commissioner is an exempt management level classification responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Agriculture and Weights and Measures divisions, including preparing and tracking budget and revenue contracts, invoices and financial statements; compiling and submitting state monthly program reports; and personnel management. Other duties include but are not limited to: directing and overseeing the work of subordinate supervisory personnel; assisting the department head in the formulation of weights and measures and agriculture policies and procedures; directing and supervising the disposition of difficult non-compliance problems; coordinating development and training programs for personnel; development of and training programs for new personnel; preparing correspondence and representing the department at meetings and conferences.
To read the complete job description, please visit the website, www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months.
Supervises and coordinates county-wide weights and measures and agricultural inspection programs
Oversees the work of subordinate management personnel and completes performance evaluations of personnel
Assists the department head in the formulation of weights and measures and agricultural policies and procedures
Participates in the interview, selection, training and evaluation of new personnel
Makes personnel assignments within both divisions to insure adequate staffing for workloads
Consults with subordinate supervisors and/or the department head on difficult non-compliance problems
Extracts pertinent data from legislative bills, correspondence and periodicals affecting the Agricultural and Weights and Measures Divisions
Insures that all employees are informed about code changes and new techniques and procedures
Plans and coordinates large-scale inspection programs as may be required by mandate, contract or ordinance
Evaluates inspection procedures, the maintenance of standards and the success of programs
Assists in the preparation of the Agricultural and Weights and Measures Division budgets by preparing narrative and statistical information
Tracks the departmental budget and programs to assure that goals are met
In consultation with the Department Head authorizes major departmental purchases
Develops the Fiscal Year End Report for the California Department of Food and Agriculture
Develops contract proposals and invoices for various departmental program activities
Acts as a hearing officer on Administrative Law Cases
Evaluates serious or repeated violations and recommends action
Prepares correspondence, reports and statistic information
Supervises the maintenance of records and activities of clerical staff
Represents the department at meetings and conferences
License Required: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Out of State valid motor vehicle operator's license will be accepted during the application process.
Agricultural Licenses Required:
- A valid County Agricultural Commissioner license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture, and
- A valid County Sealer of Weights and Measures license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture.
Experience: Four (4) years of full-time experience as a Weights and Measures Inspector or as an Agricultural Biologist/Inspector with a federal, state or county regulatory agency which must have included two (2) years of management, supervisory or program responsibility experience.
Substitution for One Required Agricultural License: At the time of applying candidate must possess either a valid Deputy Agricultural Commissioner or a Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures license issued by the State of California Department of Food and Agriculture and within two (2) years of appointment employee must possess the second required County Agricultural license issued by the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture. Selection Process
Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date. A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required at the time of applying.
Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%)
Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list.
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKER
All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Agricultural Research Technician III - Hawaii Island
Recruitment Number 219175
THIS JOB POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 75 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.
PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.
The immediate vacancies are located in Hilo and Kamuela/Kohala/Waikoloa.
Note: The starting monthly salary is at the minimum rate of pay advertised above.
Performs a variety of functions in the conduct of agricultural research and operations; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
General Experience: One year of work experience in the operation of a farm or related agricultural laboratory or industry which provided exposure to basic agricultural/farm activities. This experience must demonstrate that the applicant possesses knowledge of basic farming methods, routine agricultural work operations and processes; and the ability to use standard agricultural tools and equipment, perform manual and repetitive work, read, understand and follow oral and written instructions, and perform arithmetic computations.
Examples of qualifying General Experience are: planting and harvesting pineapples, controlling weeds among growing crops, caring for plants in a nursery (watering, weeding, fertilizing, transplanting); or participating in laboratory studies of plant diseases.
Specialized Experience: One year of non-professional or technical work experience performing agricultural activities in situations involving recordation, comparison, evaluation, experimentation and drawing of conclusions from data; and which provides the applicant with knowledge of precision research work methods. This experience must demonstrate that the applicant possesses the ability to perform arithmetic calculations, record data and recognize diseased plants; and knowledge of experimental design requirements and farming methods in the form of two or more of the following: crop propagation; care of farm animals and poultry; safety precautions and use of fertilizers, insecticides or herbicides; care and use of pastures; care of farm tools and equipment.
License: A valid driver's license is required for some positions.
For these positions, a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment. The immediate vacancies have this requirement.
Lifting and Carrying: Some positions require lifting and carrying objects of various weights without assistance or with the assistance of another person and/or use of equipment (e.g., hoisting equipment, hand truck, etc.) for heavier loads, with or without reasonable accommodation. The immediate vacancies has this requirement.
Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.
The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please click: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION TO APPLICANTS
The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.
Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner. In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.
The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.
In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.
CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.
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 Department of Agriculture and is located in Ely, NV. The incumbent is responsible for providing law enforcement of Interstate USDA and Nevada plant and animal health requirements; coordination with local enforcement; and protection of public health and safety Northeastern Nevada.
Incumbent will conduct highway traffic stops on agricultural vehicles to verify documentation for transportation of livestock, nursery stock or plant material, as well as inspecting vehicles from quarantined states for actionable quarantine insects. The Agricultural Enforcement Officer 2 also provides support to program staff on regulatory activities involved in the Nevada Department of Agriculture noxious weeds, nursery and pest control licensing programs; carries out law enforcement duties for all livestock or animal related events or incidents, to include animal health inspection requirements as well as theft of livestock and animal cruelty. Additional duties include the monitoring of animals and agricultural products transported within or entering the state from other states and international locations which entails inspecting for zoonotic and non-endemic diseases that can pose significant public health and economic consequences.
Travel up to 50% of the time may be required. Please note that 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. This position requires 50% travel.
This position may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays and may be subject to standby/callback. 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.
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.
Agricultural Structures And Design Teacher
This position will carry not FFA Advisor duties.
Teacher Certification for this course: (1) Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: Grades 6-12. (2) Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12. (3) Any vocational agriculture certificate.
Brenham Independent School District
- Job Description
Teacher Compensation Plan
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth.
Bachelor's degree and valid Texas teaching certificate.
- Instructional Strategies
- Plan, develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district's instructional program and show written evidence of preparations as required; prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student abilities and learning styles; linguistically accommodate instruction as appropriate for English language learners; coordinate with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
- Student Growth and Development
- Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits; help improve the achievement of all students; conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing and provide remediation as appropriate to ensure student mastery; assume responsibility and sponsor extracurricular activities as appropriate.
- Classroom Management and Organization
- Create a classroom environment conducive to active and successful student learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students; manage student behavior.
- Establish and maintain effective open communication with students, parents, teachers, and administrators; participate in staff professional development activities.
- Professional Growth and Development
- Participate in staff development activities to improve job related skills; comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers; and attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Conserve electricity as outlined in the districts energy management plan.
Knowledge of all applicable federal, state, and local laws, guidelines and procedures.
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction.
Knowledge of subjects assigned, including current research.
Skill in effectively managing a classroom and student behavior.
Skill in communicating effectively with others.
Skill in modifying instruction for various student needs.
Skill in working with various forms of equipment including, but not limited to, personal computers, calculators, projectors, and printers.
Skill in working with computer tools, including but not limited to, email, Internet, word processing and spreadsheets.
Skill in working in collaborative team-based environments.
Working Conditions (Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Demands):
Maintain emotional control under stress; must be able to lift and/or carry at least 30 lbs.
The foregoing statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities required. The district shall not fail or refuse to hire or discharge any individual, or otherwise discriminate against any individual with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of the individual's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Nor shall the district limit, segregate, or classify its employees or applicants for employment in any way that would deprive or tend to deprive an individual of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status as an employee because of the individual's race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Agricultural Enforcement Officer 1
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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This recruitment will be used to underfill an Agricultural Enforcement Officer II. Automatic progression may occur upon the supervisor's approval and when minimum qualifications of the higher level have been met.
This position works within the Department of Agriculture and is located in Ely, NV. The Incumbent will be trained to perform law enforcement duties in a Nevada Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) law enforcement academy. Upon successful graduation from the academy and under close supervision, the incumbent will be trained to provide protection of public health and safety for the residents and visitors of the state; conduct inspections, perform investigations and law enforcement duties for all livestock, stray/feral horses or animal related events or incidents to include animal health inspection requirements, theft of livestock and animal cruelty. Additional responsibilities consist of monitoring animals and agricultural products transported within or entering the state from other states and international locations; conducting traffic stops on commercial/private agricultural vehicles on roadways and carrying out inspections at highway check sites.
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 three years of experience working with and caring for large livestock on a ranch or similar setting; OR an equivalent combination of post-high school education and relevant work experience that provided entry level knowledge, skills and abilities. 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. Possession of a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
This position may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays and may be subject to standby/callback. This position has a 50% travel requirement. 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.
Agricultural Inspector I
Come work with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) where we continue to make Kentucky Proud! KDA offers a flex schedule, take home vehicle and the ability to work from home.
This position is located in the Office for Consumer and Environmental Protection where we perform a wide variety of regulatory functions that serve every Kentuckian every day.
The Agricultural Inspector I job duties will include:
Performs inspections on heavy capacity scales
Performs inspections on hopper and industrial scales
Performs complaint investigations on large capacity scales
Selected candidate will work from a Home Work Station.
Additional / Supplemental Information:
This position will require overnight stays. Frequent travel required.
Commercial driver's license permit must be current or obtained during initial probation
KDA touches every Kentuckian in some way every day. We take pride and satisfaction in our services! Selected candidate will work to build customer relationships and provide superior customer service.
EDUCATION: High school graduate.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Experience in agriculture, retail sales, chemical application or a related field will substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess a valid driver's license prior to appointment in this classification. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possess and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.
Typical working conditions will require travel to such places as stockyards, farms, businesses, and amusement parks. Has close contact with livestock animals in such areas as stockyards, barns and/or barnyards.
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months. For additional information refer to: https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/kar/101/001/325.pdf
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Jamie White at email@example.com or 502-782-0290
Administrator - Agricultural Sciences Division
The Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for a leadership opportunity within our Agricultural Sciences Division (ASD). We provide diverse work and leadership opportunities with a wide variety of professional staff members who work hard to support the agriculture industry, one of Montana's most important economic sectors.
Our mission is to protect producers and consumers, and to enhance and develop agriculture and allied industries. The Agricultural Sciences Division provides agricultural, environmental, and public services and protection through program administration, cooperative agreements, enforcement, regulatory compliance services and laboratory services.
This position is the Administrator of the Agricultural Sciences Division and is responsible for overall leadership and management of three bureaus - the Analytical Lab, Agricultural Services Bureau, and Commodity Services bureau – including field operations. The ASD Administrator reports to the Director, and speaks and acts for the Director in his/her absence for administrative, recruitment, and personnel issues related to ASD.
Based on state and federal statutes, administrative rules of Montana, and executive or department policies, coordinates the operations of three subordinate organizational bureaus; determines priorities; develops objectives; and allocates personnel, funding and related equipment and materials for the programs.
Coordinates program activities with other department executives to satisfy goals and objectives.
Evaluates scientific, economic, political and legal issues to ensure achievement of the department's mission, statutory requirements, and program goals and objectives. Reports on program achievements of the division and evaluates programs for needs, resources, or cost savings to determine if objectives are feasible and attainable. Prepares strategies and recommendations for new or revised programs for the director, legislative committees and the public.
Monitors fiscal year budgets for appropriation, revenue, and expenditure status; and for compliance with statutory and state policy requirements. Ensures expenditures are appropriate and utilized in support of the particular programs for which they are allocated.
Provides leadership and management to ensure effective planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of effective strategies and direction for the programs in the division.
Determines legal interpretations for programs in consultation with attorneys and program specialists. Monitors oversight of regulatory actions and enforcement of programs.Implements and conducts dialogue with public interest and legislative groups, executive agencies, universities and consultants and the public to obtain recommendations and comments on existing, revised or new programs; coordinates financial assets of related programs; and evaluates effectiveness of Division programs.
Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise employees; is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these bureaus. Also, supervises non-supervisory employees. The division administrator carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the departments policies and applicable state and federal laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Legislative, Board, and Public Relations
Serves as a spokesperson for the division with the legislature, members of the public, affected industry representatives, and special interest organizations.
Formulates and develops legislative and executive proposals, establishes justifications for proposals, coordinates these activities with public and agricultural interest groups, other agencies, the Director, and Central Services.
Oversees preparation of draft legislative bills to propose needed or desired changes to state laws to facilitate administration of the program's goals and objectives.
Prepares biennium budget proposals, coordinates preparation with other department divisions; prepares written testimony and data justifying budget; and testifies on the program elements and funding levels.
Examines the impact of new or proposed federal and state legislation or administrative rules and determines the effect on the department and the division.
Communicates with Montana's congressional delegation and/or federal organizations advising them of the effects of proposed federal legislation and regulations and recommend course of action.
Represents the division and may testify on legislation or regulatory matters affecting the division. Directs preparation and review of administrative rules to implement division responsibilities or to make changes due to case law, technological changes, or policy reformulation.
This position supervises 4 full time direct reports and has multiple indirect reports.
Physical and Environmental Demands:
Predominant work involves working in an office environment, travels throughout the state to attend meetings, represent the agency, and fulfill managerial responsibilities as required. The position also involves demands associated with mediating conflicts between parties such as industry representatives, agricultural organizations, contractors, members of the public, and agency employees. Critical presentations, negotiations, and representations to industry, public, contractors, and Legislative parties contribute to stressful working conditions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated personnel leadership, talents in relationship building and conflict resolution; are objective, highly organized, and skilled communicators; and approach their workday with a positive attitude.
The division administrator must possess extensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of managing a multi-layered organization, knowledge of government operations, the legislative process, budgeting and fiscal management principles, and personnel and program management concepts.
Required skills include: leadership, negotiating, dispute resolution, decision-making, planning, goal setting, continuous process improvement, and monitoring progress toward goals.
The incumbent must maintain current knowledge of issues and trends affecting the state and national agriculture industry.
Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience):
Bachelors Degree or equivalent in natural resources, environmental, business management, public administration, or closely related field.
5 years job-related work experience. This position requires work experience related to natural resources, environmental regulatory, public health science, business/public administration, or closely related field and extensive experience in managing a small to mid-sized organization.
Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.
To be considered for any Department of Agriculture Agency position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, as well as upload any required application materials. Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all Department of Agriculture specific background check(s) relevant to each position.
This position will be open until filled with the initial review of candidates starting on 5/13/19.
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