Saturday , March 18 2023

Nevada Government Jobs – Agricultural Inspector 2

Website State of Nevada

Job Description:

Agricultural Inspectors perform sampling and inspection of agricultural products at shipping point inspection facilities, and participate in pest control and noxious weed eradication; check and grade condition of fruits and vegetables, and assist plant pathologists and entomologists in the preparation of samples for analysis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Seasonal positions located at the Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, Entomology Section.
  • Position incumbent receives training in the performance of field inspections and surveys for entomology under the direct supervision of the Agricultural Inspector IV and Entomologist. The position will be located and based in Sparks, NV.
  • Incumbents will be required to travel to agricultural production and rangeland areas, across the state of Nevada.
  • Main duties include placing and collecting traps, preparing and labeling specimens, and collection and recording of data electronically using handheld computers and phones. Use of pesticides to treat economic populations may be required.
  • Incumbents may be assigned to assist in other related Plant Industry disease and field surveys as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience in agricultural sciences or related sciences performing agricultural duties;
  • one year of experience as an Agricultural Inspector I in Nevada State service;
  • An equivalent combination or education and experience as described above.

Job Details:

Company:  State of Nevada

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Sparks, NV, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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