Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights & Measures

The Position:

The current vacancy is in Ukiah.  At-Will position; exempt from Civil Service. Positions in this classification may perform duties associated with the Mendocino Medical Cannabis Cultivation Compliance program.

Under general administrative direction, plans and supervises the day-to-day operations and staff involved in weights and measures and agriculture programs.

Job Requirements and Minimum Qualifications

All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.

Carries out supervisory responsibility in accordance with policies, procedures and applicable laws including: interviewing, hiring and training, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Plans and supervises agriculture and weights and measures programs.
Ensures pesticide use enforcement; inspects fields and applies applicable laws and regulations; takes appropriate enforcement measures as needed.
Ensures compliance with weights and measures laws and regulations.
Assists the general public with pest control problems; identifies pest, recommends effective control methods.
Acts as superior, in his/her absence, for temporary period of time.
Issues pesticide spray permits and operator identification numbers.
Prepares annual crop report; surveys agriculture producers and compiles statistical information.
Represents the department at a variety of county and state meetings.
Assists in formulating the departmental budget; tracks expenditures during the year.
Inspects incoming plant shipments from out-of-state at terminals.
Inspects weighing and measuring devices for accuracy and state registration and appropriate uses.
Trains growers and licensees in pesticide use laws and regulations.
Advises growers regarding the Organic Act laws and regulations.
Issues phytosanitary certificates.
Deals with complaints from the public concerning agriculture and weights and measures.
Supervises the wine grape testing program.
Assists with the annual financial report.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Equal Opportunity Employer



How to Apply
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Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures


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