AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR II
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES UNIT
|Department||MDA Mktg Animal Ind & Cons Svcs - Wght & Measures|
|Date Opened||7/28/2022 10:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||8/18/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$35,710.00 - $56,174.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Kathleen Newhouse|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Properly and routinely inspects and tests common and less complexsmall and medium or large scales to verify compliance with specifications, tolerances and technical requirements by using NlST Handbook 44, National Institute of Standards and Technology, following prescribed testing procedures in (NIST) Handbook 112 Examination Procedures Outline and Maryland Examination Outline Procedures.
Properly and routinely inspects and tests common and less complex small liquid measuring devices, vehicles tank meters, to verify compliance with specifications, tolerances and technical requirements by using NlST Handbook 44, NIST Handbook 112 and Maryland Examination Outline Procedures.
Properly and routinely inspects and tests random and standard packages to ensure accurate contents and compliance with labeling regulation by using NIST Handbook 133 and NIST Handbook 130.
Routinely completes all appropriate report forms associated with evaluated inspection activities. Completes all forms and activities associated with program administrative requirements.
To ensure equity in commercial transactions between buyers and sellers of commodities, goods and services pursuant to the requirements of Title 11, Agriculture Article Annotated Code of Maryland which is Maryland's Weights and Measures Law.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Two years of experience in one of the following: production, processing, marketing, grading or inspection of agricultural products or chemicals; assisting veterinarians in 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; inspecting 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.
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 each year of experience for up to two years of experience.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience 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
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
Experience working with scales and measuring devices preferred, but not required.
Experience conducting investigations in response to consumer complaints.
Experience with POS (Point of Sale) systems. Experience with Word, Excel and Google Mail.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
The online application process is strongly preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Agriculture Human Resource Office, Room 304, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway Annapolis, MD 21401. All paper applications must be received by 4:30 PM on the closing date, no exceptions. (Postmarks not accepted.) Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.
If you are submitting additional information, such as diplomas or 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).
For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Kathleen Newhouse 410-841-5837 or email@example.com TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.