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Agriculture Inspector 1 - Weights & Measures- Large Weight

Company: State of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

The Georgia Department of Agriculture Office of Weights and Measures is seeking an individual to serve as a Weights and Measures Large Capacity.Inspector in a territory that includes the Counties of Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Cook, Coffee, Echols, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Liberty, Long, Mcintosh, Montgomery, Pierce, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Ware, Wayne, Wheeler.This position is part of a two-person team on the weight test unit.The selected applicant must reside in or be willing to relocate within a reasonable distance of the assigned territory and be able to meet the physical demands of the position.The applicant must reside or be willing to move to Pierce, Appling, or Wayne County's.This position requires occasional overnight travel.Duties and ResponsibilitiesDuties include enforcing the Georgia Weights and Measures Law and related regulations; testing, inspecting and determining the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices used commercially in Georgia including vehicle scales, livestock scales, hopper scales, warehouse scales, and forklift scales.Duties also include investigating related consumer complaints; completing documentation of activities and preparing investigative summaries as needed.Minimum QualificationsVocational/Technical degree in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science, pest control, entomology or a closely related field from an accredited college OR High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience in the area of assignment OR Two years of college, which included 12 semester hours or 20 quarter hours in chemistry or life sciences.Preferred Education and Experience:* General knowledge of computers w/ Excel and Word* A Valid Georgia Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is strongly preferred; however, if the selected candidate does not hold one, then they must able to obtain one within six months of employment.* Must have excellent customer service skills and exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.* Ability to operate assigned equipment proficiently and safely and have basic mechanical aptitude and mathematical ability.* Effectively organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently.* Proficiency with standard office software applications is required.* Applicants must have the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. on an occasional basis, bend as needed, distinguish colors and exhibit manual dexterity, and be willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions.NOTE: The Georgia Department of Agriculture conducts background checks on all final candidates. Hiring of applicants is contingent upon satisfactory results of employment verification, background and criminal records investigations and motor vehicle reports.HOW TO APPLY: Resumes may be submitted by adding to your profile in Team Georgia Careers.* Via Team Georgia Careers GDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Due to the large volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application and/or interview status cannot be provided. Selected applicants will be contacted for next steps in the interview process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.If you need an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Office at (404) ###-####.The position will be closed once a suitable candidate is identified *Vocational/Technical degree in agriculture, horticulture, environmental science, pest control, entomology or a closely related field from an accredited college OR High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience in the area of assignment OR Two years of college, which included 12 semester hours or 20 quarter hours in chemistry or life sciences.

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