The employer works within the Healthcare industry.
Inspector responsibilities will include both Nursery and Pesticide related tasks.
Pesticide related duties consist of conducting inspections with individuals who hold a pesticide applicators license, carry out pesticide misuse investigations, perform marketplace inspections, proctor pesticide applicator testing, and speak at continuing education workshops.
Nursery related duties consist of enforcement of several department statues including the Plant Protection Act and New Mexico Pest Control Act; inspection of nursery plants for presence of plant pests; conducting plant pest surveys in all state ecosystems; composing inspection reports; and working with section program managers on plant pest related projects as needed. Inspect agricultural and horticultural commodities for compliance with state and federal regulations related to plant pests, including arthropods and pathogens.
Under moderate supervision performs regulatory inspections and otherwise enforces consumer and producer protection laws and regulation
Inspects agricultural and horticultural plants for disease, insects, and other plant pests. Inspects bee colonies for disease; sample feed, seed, and fertilizer for laboratory testing. Inspects pesticide applicators for compliance with the Pesticide Control Act. Performs marketplace inspections of pesticide products. Assists in cooperative spray programs. Assists in applicator training programs. Inspects fruits and vegetables for quality characteristics. Examines weighing and measuring devices for accuracy. Evaluates prepackaged items for correct weight, price, and label information. Inspects eggs for size and quality. Obtains product samples for lab analysis. Instructs and trains others in methods and procedures. Performs related duties as required.
University and Department policies and procedures; livestock and agricultural sector in New Mexico and the United States; state and federal laws and regulations.
Short-range planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation; public contact and relations
Train workers; investigate complaints of alleged violations; understand and interpret policies and procedures; communicate effectively in written and oral form; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct several activities; analyze and evaluate information.
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Three (3) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
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