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PCO is hiring - Inspections Program Manager

Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) announces a job opening for an Inspections Program Manager. The Inspection Program Manager leads the Inspections Team and oversees PCO’s Inspections Program, which includes performing supervisory duties for Inspections Team Staff, and related programs. The ideal candidate will have education and experience in organic regulations, inspection and regulatory compliance, financial planning, and team management. We are looking for a well-organized and self-motivated person to join our team-oriented environment in Spring Mills, Pennsylvania; telecommuting will be considered.

PCO is a growing non-profit organization that works with organic farmers and food producers in the Mid-Atlantic region. PCO provides organic certification services to more than 1600 operations and employs approximately 30 staff and subcontracts with more than 30 field inspectors.  Our staff is dedicated to our mission: to ensure the integrity of organic products and serve our farming community.

This is a full-time, exempt position.
Salary Grade 3: $54,300 - $74,700, depending on experience.
To view a job description, visit: www.paorganic.org/jobs
Benefits: health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; Simple IRA, generous holiday, vacation and paid time off.

This position will remain open until Friday April 26th, 2019. Please submit a resume and cover letter to PCO Job Openings by 4.26.19.

posted 4/16/2019


Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association - Review Support Specialist

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) has a job opening for a Review Support Specialist in our Certification Program.

All application materials should be submitted via email to certificationjob@oeffa.org and addressed to Andy Hupp, Certification Program Director.  Please include the job title for which you are applying in the subject line.  Applications received by April 16th, 2019 will be assured full consideration.

posted 4/7/2019


MCIA is hiring: Certification Specialist - Inspector

Information and application here.

posted 4/7/2019


EcoFarm seeks next Executive Director

EcoFarm is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to join our team in Santa Cruz, California, as its next Executive Director.  We seek a dynamic and passionate person to lead EcoFarm in its next growth and development phase, by building upon our 40 years of successes, deepening our programs, and broadening our networks. Our ideal candidate is a leader and an idea-generator with a track record of achievement leveraging their skills and experience in organizational and financial management, fundraising and strategic planning. Enthusiasm about advancing organic agriculture and food systems is a must and so is a proven ability to facilitate consensus among diverse stakeholders.

Contact Steve Sprinkel at farmerandcook@gmail.com

posted 3/22/2019


NICS is looking for experienced inspectors

NICS is interested in contracting inspection work in the areas we certify. Email Kris Olson at kolson@naturesinternational.com with your interest and resume. IOIA training or inspection experience is preferred.

posted 3/20/2019


WSDA seeks contract inspectors

Washington State Dept of Ag is looking to contract with inspectors for a number of operations around WA State. Click here for more info, questions regarding it are welcome, contact Scott Rice, srice@agr.wa.gov. Bids are due by 5pm, Friday April 5th Pacific Standard Time.

posted 3/20/2019


Technical Coordinator - OMRI

The position of Technical Coordinator has recently become available at OMRI, and we want to get the word out! More info can be found at https://www.omri.org/jobs/technical-coordinator. To apply, please submit PDF copies of a resume and cover letter to jobs@omri.org.

posted 2/15/2019


Pro-Cert seeks Inspectors

Read all about it here.

Posted 2/10/2019


CCOF seeks CCO

CCOF is seeking a highly skilled and collaborative leader to serve as its Chief Certification Officer (CCO). The CCO will serve as a key member of the CCOF executive leadership team and oversee all certification programs and personnel. The CCO reports to the CCOF CEO/Chair of the CCOF LLC Management Committee. The position is based in Santa Cruz, California and interfaces with remote staff throughout North America.

This is an incredible opportunity to make an impact and work with a dynamic organization with a fun, driven, and mission-oriented culture.

Link is here: https://ccof.org/sites/default/files/CCOF%20Chief%20Certification%20Officer.pdf

posted 2/5/2019


WSDA Organic Program is Hiring – Inspectors and Certification Reviewers

Join our dedicated team of professionals in providing third party certification and ensuring the integrity of the organic claim in Washington State.

Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Organic Program is looking full-time, permanent Organic Inspectors and Certification Reviewers.  The final area of responsibility for the Organic Inspector positions will be determined by the location of the applicant's home and the needs of the program.  Certification Reviewer positions are based in Olympia, WA.  The positions are at the Environmental Specialist 3 level (salary range 49, $3,664 - 4,809 per month). 

The recruitments will remain open continuously due to the increased growth in the organic industry.  Positions will be filled as qualified candidates are identified.  For a further description of the duties, the excellent benefit package, and details on how to apply, see the announcements on www.careers.wa.gov:                                                                                                   

Organic Inspector Recruitment

Organic Certification Reviewer Recruitment

For more information about the Washington State Department of Agriculture Organic Program, visit us at http://agr.wa.gov/foodanimal/organic/ or contact Brenda Book, WSDA Organic Program Manager, at bbook@agr.wa.gov

posted 2/1/2019


OMRI - Bilingual Product Review Coordinator

OMRI has recently opened up a position for a Bilingual Product Review Coordinator and we wanted to spread the word. More information can be found at https://www.omri.org/jobs/bilingual-product-review-coordinator. To apply, please submit PDF copies of a resume and cover letter to jobs@omri.org.

posted 1/30/2019


MOSA Seeks Certification Specialist

MOSA Certified Organic is seeking a qualified individual to join our certification team. We are a nonprofit organic certification agency rooted in the Midwest with certified clients in over 20 U.S. states. We certify crops, livestock, processors and handlers.

Primary responsibilities of the Certification Specialist position include evaluating organic plan information and inputs to determine compliance with the National Organic Standards, communication with organic operators about certification requirements, and the performance of on-site organic inspections. The ideal candidate will have a relevant college or university degree, or equivalent training and experience, and knowledge of organic systems and certification. Experience with food science or food processing and handling is a plus.

We require excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong computer skills, and the ability to do detail oriented work in a fast paced environment. This is a full time salaried position with benefits working out of our office in Viroqua, Wisconsin. Salary is highly competitive for a nonprofit organization and for the area. We offer a friendly work environment, challenging work, open communication, and commitment to a job well-done in a thriving small town with a strong progressive community.

As it takes approximately one year to master this position, please apply only if you are prepared to make a multi-year commitment. For a complete job description and application details visit http://mosaorganic.org/join-us. Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2019.

posted 1/30/2019


OMRI - Bilingual Product Review Coordinator

OMRI has recently opened up a position for a Bilingual Product Review Coordinator. More information can be found at https://www.omri.org/jobs/bilingual-product-review-coordinator. To apply, please submit PDF copies of a resume and cover letter to jobs@omri.org.

posted 10/2/2018