County Of Mendocino

Ukiah , CA
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Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures

County Of Mendocino
Ukiah, CA Full-time
Posted on October 7, 2018

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