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Job Posting: 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.

PCO is a growing non-profit organization that works with organic farmers and food producers in the Mid-Atlantic region. PCO provides organic certification services to more than 750 operations and employs 20 office staff and 15 field inspectors. Our staff is dedicated to our mission: to ensure the integrity of organic products and provide education, inspection, and certification services that meet the needs of our members.

This is a full-time, exempt position.

Salary range: $38,000 to $48,000, depending on experience.

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

Job description available here.

Position will remain open until filled. Please send RESUME AND COVER LETTER to Lia@paorganic.org.


 Job Posting: Technology Specialist

Pennsylvania Certified Organic announces a job opening for an Information Technology (IT) Specialist. The ideal candidate will have education, training and/or experience in the following areas: technology support for office staff and end users, knowledge of Mac workstations and Apple iOS, and familiarity with FileMaker and WordPress. We are looking for a well-organized and self-motivated person to join our team-oriented environment in Spring Mills, Pennsylvania.

PCO is a growing non-profit organization that works with organic farmers and food producers in the Mid-Atlantic region. PCO provides organic certification services to more than 600 operations and employs 20 office staff and 15 field inspectors.  Our staff is dedicated to our mission of assuring the integrity of organic products in the marketplace.

This is a full-time, exempt position.

Salary range: $40,000 to $48,000, depending on experience.

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

Job description available here.

Position will remain open until filled. Please send RESUME AND COVER LETTER to Lia@paorganic.org.


 

IMG_2407PCO Internship

There are no internship positions available 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@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 the PCO office at 814-422-0251 or e-mail to pco@paorganic.org

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