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Assistant Horticultural Inspector 1

Company name
Department of Agriculture & Markets

Salary
From $17.61 to $17.61 Hourly

Location
Albany, NY

Profile

Contact

Agency

Agriculture & Markets, Department of

Title

Assistant Horticultural Inspector 1

Occupational Category

Other Professional Careers

Salary Grade

NS

Bargaining Unit

PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range

From $17.61 to $17.61 Hourly

Employment Type

Full-Time

Appointment Type

Temporary

Jurisdictional Class

Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage

20%

Workweek

Variable

Hours Per Week

40

Workday

From

8 AM

To

5 PM

Flextime allowed?

No

Mandatory overtime?

No

Compressed workweek allowed?

No

Telecommuting allowed?

No

County

Albany

Street Address

Albany, NY

City

Albany

State

NY

Zip Code

12235

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 30 college credits

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• 30 college credits in horticulture, forestry, plant pathology, botany, entomology, environmental studies/plant

science, or a biological science primarily related to the scientific study of plants.

• Possession of a current, valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle (reimbursement for mileage).

• Ability to navigate and read maps; tree identification skills.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Duties Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Visual surveyor for presence of insects and pests of concern.

Field surveyors taking leaf samples in commercial orchards.

Insect surveyor setting up insect traps in various locations, servicing traps and property packaging insect specimens to laboratories for identification.

Coordinator of data, survey record maintenance and survey supplies.

Survey mapping assistant.

Maintenance of diagnostic records and report compilation.

All positions require:

Attention to detail, ability to follow directions and good record keeping is needed. Able to work in all types of outdoor environments in all types of weather. Good communications skills with the general public.

Additional duties include:

Maintenance of daily and weekly records of inspection work. Inspection and survey of residential properties, businesses, and densely populated treed areas for the presence of plum pox virus.

Duties require fast walking, bending, squatting, working outdoors in various terrains, inclement weather, and close proximity to poison ivy.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name

Kipp Campbell

Telephone

518-457-3216

Fax

518-457-8852

Email Address

humanres@agriculture.ny.gov

Address

Street

10B Airline Drive

City

Albany

State

NY

Zip Code

12235

Company Profile
to the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets' website. Our mission is to foster a competitive food and agriculture industry that benefits producers and consumers alike. Agriculture makes up one-quarter of the State's land area and contributes immensely to the quality of life in New York State by generating economic activity and producing wholesome products to nourish our families. We work diligently to promote a viable agricultural industry, foster agricultural environmental stewardship, and safeguard our food supply. This website was designed to help you learn about the many services and specialized programs the Department has to offer. Take a look for yourself, and if there is anything that you cannot locate or requires further clarification, please don't hesitate to contact us via this website or at 1-800-554-4501. Thanks for your support of New York's food and agricultural industries!

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