Department of Administrative Services

Agriculture Assistant Bureau Director (0074MP)

$36.96-$50.39 Hourly / $2,956.78-$4,031.57 BiWeekly /
$77,172.00-$105,224.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from an Agriculture Bureau Director or an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs and supervises professional, technical and clerical staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

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).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a lead or supervisory/administrative capacity.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(14)-Inspection-Investigation

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 62

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

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)

EFFECTIVE DATE

9/30/2016

CLASS: 0074MP; EST: 5/1/1948; REV: 9/30/2016;