Job Openings

Job Openings

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Certification Specialist

Pennsylvania Certified Organic announces a job opening for a 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, food science/processing, and organic/regulatory inspections. 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: $47,500 to $58,000, depending on experience.

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

To view the job description: Click Here

The position will remain open until filled. Please send resume and cover letter to lia@paorganic.org.


Certification Data Entry Temp

Pennsylvania Certified Organic announces a temporary job opening for a Certification
Data Entry Temp. The ideal candidate will have education and / or experience in the
following areas: business or related topic, basic knowledge of organic standards and
regulations, familiarity with certification procedure. 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, temporary position starting mid-February and ending mid April 2018

Work hours are set Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Salary range: $12/hour

To view the job description: Click Here

The position will remain open until filled. 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