$38.25-$52.16 Hourly / $3,060.31-$4,172.68 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Agriculture, this class is accountable for assisting in directing a Bureau or a major program(s) within the Office of the Commissioner.
Receives administrative direction from an Agriculture Bureau Director or an employee of higher grade.
Supervises and assists in directing the staff and operations of a Bureau; assists in coordinating, planning and managing Bureau activities; supervises the registration and certification activities of the Bureau; assists in the preparation of proposed legislation and regulations; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; assists in the preparation of the Bureau budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the division who might impact on program activities; speaks before lay and professional groups regarding department policy; prepares correspondence and reports; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of relevant Federal and State programs; knowledge of the technology and research pertaining to the Bureau; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills.
Eight (8) years of experience in one or any combination of the following: the enforcement of agriculture laws and regulations; the control of disease which affects the public or agriculture industry; the promotion of agricultural products; the administration of State and/or Federal laws and regulations; a combination of fiscal/administrative functions (e.g., budget management, grants administration, personnel).
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a lead or supervisory/administrative capacity.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Agriculture Assistant Bureau Chief in Salary Group MP 62 approved February 11, 2011. (Revised to modify Purpose of Class, Supervision Received and General Experience)