March 13, 2020
Santa Barbara County
Job Type


We are accepting applications to fill a vacancy in Santa Maria for the Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures Department.

THE POSITION:  Under direction of a Deputy Agricultural Commissioner, plans, supervises, and participates in the enforcement of federal, state, and local agricultural laws and regulations; and performs related duties as required. This position is overtime exempt.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Ability to lead and supervise staff working in multiple programs
  • Accredited Certification Official (ACO certified)
  • Deputy Agricultural Commissioner license
  • Deputy Sealer license
  • Proficient in: CalAg Permits, Cal Peats, Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance & Tracking System (PCIT)
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to adapt to situations quickly
  • Demonstrates initiative, drive and energy
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with the public, and staff
  • Ability to read, write, and converse in English/Spanish highly desirable.