Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving planning, conducting, coordinating and supervising technical and professional work operations related to an assigned agricultural program or in an assigned area or district to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations and to provide protection for consumers and others within the industry. Responsibilities include performing inspections, grading, reporting, samplings, surveys, and investigations, reviewing and approving federal grants, providing consultative services, and specialized functions such as market reporting.
This job family consists of five levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of job assignments, the level of expertise required to perform assigned duties, and the responsibility assigned for the leadership of others or the management of assigned functions.
At this level employees are assigned management level responsibilities involving the direction and supervision of the work activities of assigned areas of responsibilities, programs, or a unit on a regular and consistent basis. Some positions may be assigned primary responsibility for the direction and supervision of assigned staff in completing assigned functions and activities, including reviewing and assigning work, providing training, evaluating performance, approving leave, and initiating disciplinary actions. Other positions may perform state-wide program development, monitoring, reporting, and other administrative duties to insure compliance with applicable laws pertaining to the area of responsibility, which may include products or services such as seed, feed, fertilizers, eggs, weights and measures, entomology, agricultural warehouses, fruits and vegetables, meat, animal health, water quality, or other appropriate programs involving agricultural services and production.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor's degree in an agricultural, biological, plant, animal, physical or natural science, food technology, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be willing and able to work with pesticides and bees.
Applicants must possess a valid Oklahoma Drivers license and be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with the position.
Some positions may require that applicants be eligible for registration as a Sanitation-in-Training, possess a valid Oklahoma commercial chauffeurs license, be willing and able to climb ladders; catwalks, or other high objects, be able to lift 50 pounds, and be able to work unusual hours when necessary.
Some positions may require a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) license as prescribed in the USDA contract.
Some positions may require certification from an optometrist of having passed a color vision test before entering on duty.
Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.
State Of Oklahoma