Environmental Program Supervisor
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is seeking an Environmental Program Supervisor in our Division of Agricultural Resource Management to administer our statewide fertilizer, soil/plant additive and lime programs.
This supervisory position administers the department's statewide fertilizer, soil/plant additive and lime programs, commercial animal feed program, as well as the agrichemical containment and storage program. Major fertilizer program-related responsibilities may include: licensing of fertilizer/soil-and-plant additive (SPA)/lime businesses; review and processing of fertilizer/SPA permits; review and disposition of analytical results of fertilizer product samples; and review and disposition of compliance inspections and investigations under state law. This position also supervises multiple regulatory programs related to the manufacture, labeling and distribution of commercial animal feed (including medicated feed), the department's toxic response program, and the agrichemical bulk storage program in addition to providing training to stakeholders.
Minimum Qualifications (Required - Candidates must have experience and/or education relevant to these areas in order to be considered for the position):
1.) Program management (e.g., develop long/short term program strategies; establish/oversee objectives/priorities/deadlines; developing/implementing procedures; program evaluation principles/techniques; etc.)
2.) Experience researching and applying laws/regulations that relate to the agricultural or chemical industry such as in the areas of pesticides, toxic materials, etc.
A well qualified candidate will also have experience and/or training in the following areas:
1). Developing and providing technical training/outreach and materials for stakeholders (e.g., develop and present training plans, materials, fact sheets, website content, and procedures for a variety of audiences, etc.)
2). Working in a supervisory or team lead role (e.g. developing employee objectives, establishing operating procedures and program objectives, assigning work and project assignments, assigning work schedules, determining training needs, etc.)
A valid driver’s license is required for this position as this position is required to travel, on a limited basis, to conduct work both in-state as well as out-of-state.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DATCP sponsorship) at the time of application.
Work is performed in various locations including an office environment as well as field environments where entry is required in fertilizer dealerships and manufacturing facilities.