• State of Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Oct 04, 2019
Full Time Agriculture or Farm or Ranch
  • Salary: $47,189 - $69,739 per yr

Job Description

Agriculturists perform a variety of inspections and enforcement duties related to regulated agricultural programs such as seed testing and seed certification, commercial pest control licensing, commercial nursery inspection and licensing, vertebrate pest control, noxious weeds, insect and plant disease quarantine surveys, and commercial feed and agricultural product grading. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. This position is with the Department of Agriculture in Sparks, Nevada. This position will assist the Nevada produce safety program coordinator in providing outreach and education assistance on practices that minimize food safety risks on farms and in handling facilities. The incumbent will be tasked with obtaining farm inventory data and will assist with developing a Nevada produce safety program. Regular interaction with the public, classroom training, and field work will be required of this position. In addition, grant report writing and travel throughout the state to provide produce safety training will be required. This position requires travel up to 50%. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
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Additional Information

Announcement Number: 38495
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/03/2019
Phone: (775)684-0147
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.