Published
May 4, 2022
Location
Stanislaus County
Job Type

Description

The Agriculture/Weights & Measures Inspector I is the entry-level position performs inspections and investigations to determine compliance with the following provisions: California Food and Agricultural Code, California Business and Professions Code, California Code of Regulations, California Health and Safety Code, and Structural Pest Control Act, County ordinances and Federal law pertaining to agriculture, the environment, and weights and measures. Inspects, under supervision, for compliance in licensed programs; issues certificates of inspection and notices of violation; assists in other program areas; prepares investigations for administrative action and/or filing with the District Attorney. The Inspector I will be cross-trained in both the Agriculture and Weights and Measures specialties.  It is expected that this classification will promote to an Inspector II after obtaining the requisite licenses, gaining experience, demonstrating competencies, and accepting greater responsibility.

The Agriculture/Weights & Measures Inspector II is the intermediate level position has more experience than the Level I and performs inspections and investigations to determine compliance with the following provisions: California Food and Agricultural Code, California Business and Professions Code, California Code of Regulations, California Health and Safety Code, and Structural Pest Control Act, County ordinances and Federal law pertaining to agriculture, the environment, and weights and measures. Inspects, under supervision, for compliance in the program areas where licensed; issues certificates of inspection and notices of violation; assists in other program areas; prepares investigations for administrative action and/or filing with the District Attorney. The Inspector II level provides direction and guidance on specific assignments to employees at the Inspector I or Agricultural Assistant. The Inspector II will be cross-trained in both the Agriculture and Weights and Measures specialties. It is expected that this classification will promote to an Inspector III after obtaining all eight (8) requisite licenses, gaining additional work experience, demonstrating required competencies, and accepting greater responsibility.The Agriculture/Weights & Measures Inspector III is a lead position and requires the most advanced level of experience in the series. Performs inspections and investigations to determine compliance with the following provisions: California Food and Agricultural Code, California Business and Professions Code, California Code of Regulations, California Health and Safety Code, and Structural Pest Control Act, County Ordinances and Federal law pertaining to agriculture, the environment, and weights and measures. Inspects, under supervision, for compliance in the program areas where licensed; issues certificates of inspection and notices of violation; assists in other program areas; prepares investigations for administrative action and/or filing with the District Attorney. This leadership position is expected to work independently and perform the full array of inspections and investigations. Employees in this class are lead persons for other employees and coordinates activities such as contracts, agreements, and/or departmental programs. This classification exemplifies the mission, vision and values of the Department and may assist in the training of less experienced and temporary personnel. Employees in this class are encouraged to obtain the Deputy Agricultural Commissioner and Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures licenses.

Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Classified Service of the County and is assigned to the Technical Services Bargaining Unit for labor relations purposes.

Individuals who are in a full-time classification position are required to serve a twelve-month probationary period, which may be extended an additional six months, for a total of eighteen months.

Incumbents may also be subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holiday and shift assignments as identified in their MOU (Memorandum of Understanding).

The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For a complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under the "Disability" tab.