May 22 2012

KDA Seeks Organic Marketing Supervisor

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Description of Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the Kentucky Organic Program.
  • Reviews files proposed for organic certification, evaluating the applicant’s compliance with applicable governmental regulations to which KDA is accredited, and/or certification requirements.
  • Works with both internal and external committees as necessary.
  • Communicates with KDA or approved inspectors daily.
  • Maintains KDA accreditation. Responsible for all federal, state and any other relevant reporting requirements for the organic program.
  • Writes and sends letters for any files that require dialogue, deferral, or noncompliance responses.
  • Actively participates in group discussion of issues regarding certification decisions, as well as the application of KDA Organic Standards and applicable government regulations.
  • Provides input on policy and procedures review (changes, interpretation). Participates and coordinates regular Organic Program Team meetings and works to achieve goals.
  • Provides excellent customer service to applicants and inspectors.
  • Researches production inputs to determine compliance with applicable program regulations.
  • May take the lead on special projects as needed or assigned.

Auto req ID 22873BR
Job Title : 5923 AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SUPERVISOR
Title Code : 8204
Minimum Requirement – Primary Education : Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.
Minimum Requirement – Primary Experience : Must have three years of experience in the production and/or marketing of agricultural products.
Education Substitution : None
Experience Substitution : Additional experience in the production and/or marketing of agricultural products will substitute for the required college on a year-for-year basis.
Special Requirements : None
Agency : Department of Agriculture
Department/Division/Branch/Address : Department of Agriculture
Value-Added Plant Production
Produce Market Development Branch
Location : Franklin County
Agency Contact : alisa.edwards@ky.gov
# of Vacancies : 1
Position Type : Full-time Merit (18A)
Work Schedule : 1st Shift
Vacancy Type : Competitive – Open To All Candidates
Work Week : 37.5 hr/wk
Pay Grade : 15
Salary Range: Pay Grade 15 (MIN-MID) $38,770.08 – $51,361.20 yearly at 37.5 hour work week
Special Entrance Rate : No
Selection Method : Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration.
Group : ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Characteristics of the Class : Supervises and coordinates a regional and/or statewide agricultural marketing program to maintain or improve the quality of agricultural products; and performs other duties as required.
Typical Working Conditions and Unique Physical Requirements : Work typically involves extensive contact with the public. Travel may be required.
Additional Requirements : Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.
Post Date : 05/19/2012
Post Ending Date : 05/28/2012

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