Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) announces a job opening for a Certification Specialist. The Certification Specialist serves as the primary contact between PCO and our certified organic clients. This position focuses on assessing and determining compliance of each operation’s organic system plan with organic regulations, evaluating inspection reports and writing/issuing reports to clients, providing customer service, and working collaboratively within the Certification Review Team.If qualified and interested, Certification Specialists may also conduct inspections. This position is primarily remote office-based with some minimal travel exceptions. The ideal candidate will have education and or experience in the following areas: familiarity with regulatory compliance and organic certification, knowledge of organic standards, agriculture (crops and livestock), food science or processing, and organic regulatory inspections. We are looking for a well-organized and self-motivated person to join our team-oriented environment at PCO. This is a full remote telecommuting position.
PCO is a growing non-profit organization that works with organic farmers and food producers across the US. PCO provides organic certification services to approximately 1700 operations and employs 34 staff and sub-contracts with 40 field inspectors.Our team is dedicated to our mission: to ensure the integrity of organic products and serve our farming community.
This is a full-time, exempt, Telecommute position.
Salary range: $47,500 to $58,000, depending on experience.
To view a job description: Visit out website at paorganic.org
Benefits: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; Simple IRA, generous holiday, volunteer time, vacation, paid time off, and paid leave.
This position will remain open until Monday, November 7th. Please submit a resume and cover letter by 11.7.22. Our hiring team will review all applications. Please do not contact PCO about your application status.
Apply at PCO's Website: https://paorganic.org/certification-specialist-3/