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Ag Investigator Sr - Nutrient Management Program (Magic Vall

at Idaho Division of Human Resources in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

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Ag Investigator Sr – Nutrient Management Program (Magic Valley)

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$46,800.00 Annually

Location

Twin Falls, ID

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Department of Agriculture

Job Number

09443-1186

Closing

7/6/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

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Description

“Serving consumers and agriculture by safeguarding the public, plants, animals and the environment through promotion, education, and regulation.”

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture is currently recruiting for an Agriculture Investigator, Senior. This position serves the inspection needs of Animal Industries Nutrient Management Program; specifically, animal health and dairy inspection in the Magic Valley.

Example of Duties

Key Responsibilities:

+ Performs inspections of waste storage structures and reviews management practices related to the storage and application of nutrients on dairy facilities

+ Promotes awareness of and acceptance of best management practices related to consumer protection, animal health, food production and processing and marketing laws, regulations and standards

+ Provides training and information to the public, growers, dealers, and manufacturers

+ Responds to inquiries regarding program requirements

+ Assists other investigators in monitoring, evaluating, inspecting and investigating agricultural and commercial activities to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, regulations and standards

+ Receives training to collect evidence in accordance with law, rule, policy, quality assurance, and chain of custody procedures

+ Learns to evaluate extent of damage and risk of continued out-of-compliance activities to humans, plants, animals, the economy and the environment

+ Explains findings and rational for corrective actions to parties involved

+ Participates in enforcement actions, citations, and operating or marketing authorization revocations and suspensions

+ Compiles evidence and participates with division staff in preparing cases

+ A cell phone with an Idaho area code, furnished by the employee, is required for this position and is eligible for reimbursement under the Cell Phone Reimbursement policy

Minimum Qualifications

This qualification is a mandatory requirement.

+ Work experience preparing narrative reports

Specialty Areas: These qualifications are mandatory requirements for this recruitment.

+ This position requires a valid driver’s license

+ Good knowledge of livestock (beef, dairy, or equine), milk processing facilities, or environmental compliance experience relating to animal production

Supplemental Information

Desirable Areas: These qualifications are not required; however, if you have the related background it may increase your score.

+ Experience in soil sampling

+ Experience in waste management/waste containment

Temporary appointments from this announcement, serving at least one thousand forty (1,040) hours of continuous service, may be hired as an entrance probationary employee without further examination for the same classification and location as announced.

Candidates who reach the final hiring stage will be required to participate in a criminal background check. Having a criminal record will not automatically eliminate applicants from consideration, but may be considered as part of the hiring process.

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Agriculture!

If you have questions,

please contact us at:

jobs@isda.idaho.gov or at (208) 332-8520

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements or for the recruiting process, please contact ISDA’s HR Department at jobs@isda.idaho.gov or at (208) 332-8520.

https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.

01 ISDA Minimum Qualification: Describe your experience writing reports. Describe the nature, frequency, and purpose of the reports. This is typically gained by experience writing reports for college-level coursework or a structured narrative writing requirement with three or more complex reports. 02 ISDA Specialty Area: A valid driver’s license is required for this position. Do you possess a valid driver’s license?

+ Yes

+ No

03 ISDA Specialty Area: Describe how you have gained good knowledge of livestock (beef, dairy or equine), milk processing facilities, or environmental compliance experience relating to animal production. Typically this background is gained through at least one (1) year experience working on a feedlot, ranch, dairy farm, horse farm, milk processing facility, dairy supply company, or environmental compliance relating to animal production; OR a minimum of twenty four (24) credits relating to animal or dairy production, veterinary science, livestock production, agriculture economics, or food processing. Only twelve (12) credits of food processing and/or agriculture economics courses will count towards the twenty four (24) credit requirement. 04 ISDA Desirable Area: Experience in this area is not required but may increase your score. Please select the statements that best describe your background in SOIL SAMPLING. You may select more than one answer.

+ I do not have any background in this area.

+ I have at least one year of full-time work experience in soil sampling; soil characteristics; educating producers on soil sampling; knowledge of environmental rules and regulations.

+ I have a Bachelor of Science degree with successful completion of college coursework related to soil sampling such as nutrients, pesticides, water quality, water quantity, natural resources, water and/or soil chemistry, irrigation, bacteria, animal waste or other pollutants from point or non-point source sites.

05 ISDA Desirable Area: Experience in this area is not required but may increase your score. Please select the statements that best describe your background in WASTE MANAGEMENT/WASTE CONTAINMENT. You may select more than one answer.

+ I do not have any background in this area.

+ I have at least one year of full-time work experience in waste management/waste containment; waste application; lagoon design; facility sizing; educating producers on waste management/waste containment; knowledge of environmental rules and regulations.

+ I have a Bachelor of Science degree with successful completion of college coursework related to waste management/waste containment such as nutrients, pesticides, water quality, water quantity, natural resources, water and/or soil chemistry, irrigation, bacteria, animal waste or other pollutants from point or non-point source sites.

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State of Idaho

Address

304 North 8th Street Boise, Idaho, 83720

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Job Details

Company

Idaho Division of Human Resources

Location


Twin Falls, Idaho 83303
United States

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Job Posting: JC186314839

Posted On: Jun 23, 2021

Updated On: Jul 09, 2021