Agricultural Commodity Technician - Commonwealth of PA : Job Details

Agricultural Commodity Technician

Commonwealth of PA

Job Location : Harrisburg, PA, USA

Posted on : Mon, 20 May 2019 06:56:09 GMT

Job Description :
THE POSITION

Do you enjoy fruits that burst with flavor or vegetables that are so crisp they crunch when you bite into them? If so, this may be a position for you! To ensure that produce sold to the Pennsylvania consumer is safe, the Department of Agriculture is looking for experienced and dependable individuals to inspect fruits and vegetables at processing sites during harvest seasons.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The Agricultural Commodity Technicians perform various grading/inspections of fruits and vegetables for the Department of Agriculture. Work involves inspecting, sampling and determining the proper grade of fresh fruits and vegetables at wholesale and retail food stores, distributors, warehouses, growers, and packaging and processing plants. Work also includes issuing federal grading certificates; interpreting federal rules and grade standards; resolving grading-related complaints; and operating and conducting routine maintenance on a variety of grading equipment. If you are a person that has experience in this line of work and interested in public service, apply now!

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Two years of experience in the commercial procurement or production of agricultural commodities for retail sale; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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