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Agricultural & Standards Inspector - I/II/Senior

Placer County

Auburn, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Please read Job Description
Deadline Jun 24, 2024

Agricultural Inspector I
$26.26 - $32.78/hour; $4,551.73 - $5,681.87/month; $54,620.80 - $68,182.40/year

Agricultural Inspector II-Laterals From Other Public Agencies
$29.70 - $37.09/hour; $5,148.00 - $6,428.93/month; $61,776.00 - $77,147.20/year

Agricultural & Standards Inspector - Senior
$34.37 - $42.94/hour; $5,957.47 - $7,442.93/month; $71,489.60 - $89,315.20/year

Placer County is currently accepting applications for Agricultural and Standards Inspector I/II/Senior!

The Department of Agriculture, Parks and Natural Resources has two Agricultural & Standards Inspectors vacancies. These are permanent, full-time positions that may be filled at a I/II/Senior levels, depending on candidate qualifications.  These positions primarily work outdoors in all types of weather conditions and may occasionally work nights, weekends, and holidays. Incumbents will perform agriculture, pesticide and weights and measures regulatory compliance and enforcement work including invasive pest, quarantine, pesticide use, and commercial weighing and measuring device inspections.

The Department desires candidates who can work both independently and in a team environment, as well as those who are customer service oriented, can interact with the public, and strictly follow policies and procedures while enforcing State laws, regulations, and County ordinances.

QUALIFICATIONS

Agricultural & Standards Inspector - II: For information regarding a lateral transfer from other agencies or public agencies (PAEL), please visit the following link here.

EXPERINCE:

  • Agricultural & Standards Inspector - I: One year of weights and measures enforcement or agricultural pest control experience is desirable.
  • Senior Agricultural & Standards Inspector: Two years of responsible journey level agricultural and weights and measures inspection experience performing duties similar to an Agricultural and Standards Inspector II with Placer County.

TRAINING:

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in agricultural, biological, chemical or physical sciences; OR

Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in any discipline with a minimum of 30 semester units, in one or any combination of the following disciplines: agricultural, biological, chemical, or physical sciences. 

REQUIRED LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:

Agricultural & Standards Inspector - I:

  • Possession of one or more Agricultural and Standards Inspector/Biologist or Weights and Measures Inspector licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture County Licensing Program, within one (1) year of appointment to the position.
  • Possession of Class C, and ability to obtain, a valid Commercial Class A, B, or C driver's license with air brake, hazardous materials, and/or tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

Senior Agricultural & Standards Inspector:

  • Possession of all eight  County Agricultural Inspector/Biologist and Weights and Measures Inspector licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture County Licensing Program.
  • Possession of Class C, and ability to obtain, a valid Commercial Class A, B, or C driver's license with air brake, hazardous materials, and/or tanker endorsements as required depending upon the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.
HOW TO APPLY

To apply for these fantastic opportunities, please visit jobsatplacercounty.com!

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Category Botany, General / Stewardship
Tags Sustainable Agriculture, Permitting