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Certification Specialist

NOFA-NY Certified Organic is hiring a Full-time Certification Specialist to start March 23, 2020.

Be a part of a growing not-for-profit company, USDA-accredited organic certification agency, whose primary purpose is to provide high integrity organic certification to over 1,000 organic farmers and processors throughout New York State and surrounding states.

Training provided along with the ability for a flexible work location at home or at NOFA-NY Binghamton, NY office.  A candidate who can regularly visit the Binghamton, NY office is strongly preferred, though flexibility is possible.  Applicant must be willing to visit Binghamton office daily the first week of hire for training purposes.

Primary responsibilities include evaluating organic system plan information and inputs to determine compliance with the National Organic Standards and collaborating as a team with other certification staff. We require excellent communication skills, verbal and written; strong computer skills; and the ability to do detail-oriented work in a fast paced environment.

We offer a friendly work environment, challenging work, open communication, and commitment to a job well-done. The ideal candidate will have a college degree in a related area, or equivalent by training or experience, and knowledge of organic farming and certification.

This is a full-time (40 hours/week) position with benefits. Benefits include healthcare, dental vision, life and 403(b) as well as very generous paid holidays/vacation time.  NOFA-NY offers a collaborative and flexible working environment. Salary is competitive.

This position will take approximately one year to master - serious applicants only. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to email a resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

For more details, see Job Description here.

NOFA-NY is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. 


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