Job Openings

Job Openings

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Director of Marketing & Development

Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) announces an opening for Director of Marketing and Development. This director will lead the Education and Outreach Team and oversee PCO’s resource development, education and outreach, marketing and public relations programs. The ideal candidate will have education and experience in the following areas: writing proposals and securing funding, conducting community education and outreach, and leading marketing initiatives. We are looking for a well-organized and self-motivated person to join our team. This position is based in our Spring Mills, PA, office. Remote work locations will be considered.

This is a full-time, exempt position.

Salary: $55,000 – $65,000, depending on experience.

Benefits: health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; Simple IRA, generous holiday, vacation and paid time off.

Position will remain open until filled. A full job description is available HERE. Please send resume and cover letter to lia@paorganic.org.

Staff Accountant

Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) announces an opening for Staff Accountant. The ideal candidate will have education and / or experience in accounting functions including, but not limited to: accounts payable/receivable, generating financial reports, performing journal entries, etc. We are looking for a well-organized and self-motivated person to join our team-oriented environment in Spring Mills, Pennsylvania.

This is a full-time, exempt position.

Salary: $40,000 – $50,000, depending on experience.

Benefits: health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; Simple IRA, generous holiday, vacation and paid time off.

Position will remain open until filled. A full job description is available HERE. Please send resume and cover letter to lia@paorganic.org.

Certification Specialist

Pennsylvania Certified Organic announces a job opening for Certification Specialist. The ideal candidate will have education and / or experience in the following areas: familiarity with regulatory compliance and organic certification, knowledge of organic standards and food science/processing. We are looking for a well-organized and self-motivated person to join our team-oriented environment in Spring Mills, Pennsylvania; telecommuting will be considered.

This is a full-time, exempt position.

Salary range: $40,000 to $50,000, depending on experience.

Benefits: health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; Simple IRA, generous holiday, vacation and paid time off.

Position will remain open until filled. A full job description is available HERE. Please send resume and cover letter to Lia@paorganic.org.

PCO Internship

We currently do not have any internships being offered at this time.

The Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) Internship position would assist in all duties associated with office management and organic certification as directed by the Administrative Team and Certification Team.  Applicants should have organizational, communication, writing and computer skills, as well as strong abilities in a team environment.  Responsibilities include handling correspondence, phone, and email communication, providing information to prospective and current clients, assisting with office management duties, participating in the preparation of events and exhibit booths and supporting the certification team with filing, mailings, and processing paperwork. This is a three-month paid part-time or full-time position at our Spring Mills, PA office.

Wondering what a day in the life of a PCO intern is like? Click here to review some of their responsibilities.

Please send resume and cover letter to Lia Lopez, Administrative Staff Assistant at lia@paorganic.org. Electronic submissions are preferred.

 


Organic Inspectors

If you are interested in learning about the process for becoming an organic inspector and potentially becoming a PCO contractor in the future, please contact Liz Amos, Inspections Program Manager at 814-470-5184 or e-mail to liz@paorganic.org

For more information about organic inspector training, please visit the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) website at: http://www.ioia.net