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FarmFest Coordinator

Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) is seeking a FarmFest Coordinator to serve on our Education and Outreach Team. The part time contracted position will be responsible for planning and management of the Pennsylvania Organic FarmFest, held annually on the first weekend of August at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall, PA. PCO is a private non-profit organization that works to ensure the integrity of organic products and provide education, inspection, and certification services that meet the needs of our members. This position is based in our Spring Mills, PA office. More details are available here. Please send your resume and cover letter to lia@paorganic.org.

 

Membership and Development Specialist

Pennsylvania Certified Organic announces a full time job opening for a Membership and Development Specialist. The ideal candidate will have education and experience in planning and project management for membership development, event coordination, and marketing of programs and services, including but not limited to: securing new partners and members, conducting community education and outreach, and coordinating fundraising efforts. 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 but remote work locations within central and southeastern Pennsylvania will be considered.

This is a full-time, exempt position.

Salary range: $41,000 to $51,000, 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.


Quality Systems and Information Technology Manager

Pennsylvania Certified Organic announces a job opening for a Quality Systems and Information Technology (IT) Manager. The ideal candidate will have education and experience in quality systems, information or business management, including but not limited to: auditing, document control, and quality and IT systems. 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 range: $41,000 to $51,000, 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.

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.

Position will remain open until filled. A full job description is available here. 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