Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) is excited to announce the following job openings, listed below. 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 850 operations and employs 25 office staff and subcontracts with more than 25 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.
All positions will remain open until filled. To apply please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Employment Opportunities||Position Overview||Ideal Candidate Profile|
|Certification Specialist||Perform file reviews to ensure compliance with the National Organic Program Regulations.||Education and/or experience in regulatory compliance and organic certification, knowledge of organic standards and crop or livestock production and/or food science / processing.|
|Materials Specialist||Perform material reviews to ensure compliance with the National List and PCO Policy.||Education and/or experience in materials used in organic production and processing, familiarity with regulatory compliance and organic certification, knowledge of organic standards|
|Program Assistant||Provides administrative support to all PCO Programs.||Education and/or experience in business or related topic, basic knowledge of organic standards and regulations, familiarity with certification procedure|
|HR Manager||Develop and administer all human resource initiatives as well as ensure the office is operationally efficient and effective||Education and experience in human resources, business or related topic. Minimum 2 years experience in HR generalist role.|
|Executive Assistant||Serve as primary point of contact and support for constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Executive Director.||Education and/or experience as an executive assistant or administrative support.|
|Performs accounts payable and receivable duties.||
Education and/or experience in accounting, finance or related field
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 email@example.com. Electronic submissions are preferred.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about organic inspector training, please visit the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) website at: http://www.ioia.net