AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR SUPV
WEIGHTS & MEASURES FIELD SUPERVISOR
|Department||MDA Mktg Animal Ind & Cons Svcs - Wght & Measures|
|Date Opened||3/7/2018 11:45:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||3/21/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$36,557.00 - $57,808.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Hazel Day|
LOCATION OF POSITION
This is a Field Supervisor position that primarily works in the Central Maryland Region and may require occasional travel to other Regions.
Main Purpose of Job
Will perform inspections and tests of any type of weighing and measuring device, including special applications and prototype systems and all types of random and standard prepackaged commodities.
Serves as a coordinator and instructor in on the job training and formal classroom training for inspection personnel. Develops lesson plans, training schedules, and audio visual materials for use in training efforts.
Has complete supervisory responsibility in specialized investigations and inspections and makes independent decisions when complex inspection findings may result in controversial or borderline judgments.
Independently supervises and coordinates a wide variety of complex investigations in response to general consumer or specific inquiries that allege incorrect weight or measures of misuse of devices.
Reviews work quality, performs audits and ongoing performance evaluations of subordinate activities.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Five years of experience in one of the following: production, processing, marketing, grading or inspection of agricultural products or chemicals; assisting veterinarians in the care and management of animals; animal disease control; care or management of livestock or inspecting veterinary hospitals, riding stables or livestock dealers; installation, inspection, repair, or testing of weighting, volumetric measuring or counting devices; inspection labeling and packaging; pesticide sales, use, regulation, or application; production, maintenance or inspection of a tree plantation or nursery stock; pest or weed control; wildlife population censuring; or the production, sales, inspection or testing of seed or turf products. At least two years of this experience must include work as a local, State or federal inspector.
1. Applicants may substitute fifteen credit hours in agriculture; animal, biological, environmental, food or physical sciences; chemistry; mathematics; engineering, or law enforcement at an accredited college or university for one year of experience for up to two years of the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in quality assurance, inspection and grading classification or quality assurance, inspection and grading specialty codes in the agricultural commodity grading field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.
1. At least one year of supervisory experience.
2. At least one year of experience performing inspections, testing of any weighing , measuring devices or packaging.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator license’s valid in the State of Maryland.
2. Employees in this classification who are involved in pesticide sales, use, regulation or application or pest survey and control are required to possess and maintain a current Maryland Commercial Applicators Certification.
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred, however paper applications will be accepted from candidates who may not have internet access. All paper applications must be received by 4:30 PM on the closing date, no exceptions. (Postmarks not accepted.)
If you are submitting additional information, such as transcripts, the preferred method is to upload them online with your application. If you are unable to upload, you may mail, hand-deliver or fax (HR Fax # 443-602-9831). Mailing Address: Maryland Department of Agriculture, Human Resource Office, Room 304, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401.
For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Hazel Day at 410-841-5840 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
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