Department of Administrative Services

Agriculture Marketing and Inspection Supervisor (2177AR)

$33.23-$42.93 Hourly / $2,658.74-$3,434.07 BiWeekly /
$69,393.11-$89,629.23 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Agriculture, this class is accountable for supervising staff engaged in the development, promotion, regulation and inspection of agricultural businesses, production and processing plants and retail facilities for compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from an Agriculture Bureau Director, Assistant Bureau Director or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises professional, clerical and other lower level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work, establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; interprets and explains related laws, regulations and policies to concerned parties; supervises staff and daily activities of a statewide marketing, inspection, regulatory or licensing program; may provide budgetary input; may assist in planning and implementation of related IT systems; may speak before lay and professional groups regarding agency policies, procedures and programs; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and methodologies of production, marketing, research development or processing of agricultural commodities; considerable knowledge of inspection and investigation methods and techniques; considerable knowledge of agricultural and/or business development practices; considerable knowledge of operations of regulated business or industry; knowledge of program planning, development and evaluation; some knowledge of lease and/or contracts preparation and monitoring; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Eight (8) years of experience in the marketing, research, development, production or inspection of agricultural commodities or businesses.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Agriculture Marketing and Inspection Representative 2.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training in agriculture or a closely related field 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 (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.
  2. A Master’s degree in agriculture or 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

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 24

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Agriculture Marketing and Inspection Supervisor in Salary Group AR 24 approved effective April 22, 2011. (2012 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/15/2012

CLASS: 2177AR; EST: 7/16/2010; REV: 2/15/2012;