Certification Program Assistant Manager
PCO announces a job opening for a Certification Program Assistant Manager (CPAM). The Certification Program Assistant Manager role leads an assigned sub team within the wider Certification Team, which includes performing supervisory duties for Certification Specialist and Program Assistant staff. This position plans and organizes quality review work, prioritization of client files, supervises, develops, and supports review staff. Providing customer service and working collaboratively with other Certification and Inspection Team Leads and PCO Leadership.This position is primarily remote office-based with some very limited travel exceptions. The ideal candidate will have education and or experience in the following areas: people and program management, familiarity with organic compliance and organic certification, knowledge of organic standards, agriculture and/or food science/processing, and organic/regulatory inspections. We are looking for a well-organized and self-motivated person to join our team-oriented environment at PCO. This is a full telecommuting position.
PCO is a growing non-profit organization that works with organic farmers and food producers across the US. PCO provides organic certification services to more than 1600 operations and employs approximately 30 staff and sub-contracts with around 40 field inspectors.Our staff are dedicated to our mission: to ensure the integrity of organic products and serve our farming community.
This is a full-time, exempt, Telecommute position.
Salary range: $52,800 to $67,900, depending on experience.
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Benefits: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; Simple IRA, generous holiday, volunteer time, vacation, paid time off, and paid leave.
This position will remain open until Friday December 10th 2021. Please submit a resume and cover letter to PCO Job Openings by Friday December 10th, 2021.
PCO is an equal-opportunity employer and service provider. We do not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, political beliefs, union membership, disability (in accordance with the American With Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act), veteran status, gender or sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by law. We value and encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color; members of the LGBTQ+ community; veterans; people with disabilities; and people who have been formerly incarcerated. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for opportunities when they don’t feel fully qualified. We are most interested in finding the best candidate, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to submit your interest. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications, please feel free to contact us.
Employee Value Statement
Our core values serve as a guide for how PCO works and makes decisions every day. Through our Core Values, we recognize the interdependent relationships between all our stakeholders: certified clients, supporters and members; PCO staff and independent contractors; partner organizations; community and environment.
We keep people at the center of every action, interaction, and decision. We value employees who:
We promote restorative practices that improve the world for future generations. We value employees who:
Embrace transparency and integrity in all our work. We value employees who:
At PCO we strive to promote a work culture that promotes caring, purpose, and results.
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 Corinne Wesh, Inspection Program Assistant Manager, at email@example.com.
To view the PCO Contract Inspector Expectations and Qualifications click here.
For more information about organic inspector training, please visit the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) website at: http://www.ioia.net