PCO is currently hiring for the following positions:
Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO), is seeking an Executive Director to further its mission to “Ensure the Integrity of Organic Products and Serve our Farming Community”. The Executive Director will provide strategic direction and leadership for the organization in partnership with PCO’s Leadership Team, Board of Directors, its members, and regional stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will possess a passion for the organic industry and a vision for its future as described by PCO’s core values. A successful candidate will have an established track record of ensuring efficient operations while driving organizational growth, development, and results. In addition, PCO is seeking an individual who has supervised, managed, and nurtured staff members and teams. A proven history of excellent communication skills and the ability to build, cultivate, and steward relationships in a variety of settings are essential to the role. Remote candidates will be considered.
PCO, located in Spring Mills, PA, is a nonprofit, USDA-accredited, organic certifying agency positioned for growth. Founded in 1997, PCO provides organic certification services to more than 1600 member producers and processors in Pennsylvania and U.S. PCO has grown to be one of the top five certification agencies in the U.S. with an incredibly talented and dedicated team of 30 staff, and over 50 contracted inspectors, located in 16 states. PCO is a unique nonprofit, that generates the vast majority of its revenue from a fee for service structure, which allows for opportunities for future development of innovative services and organizational growth.
This is a full time, exempt position. Salary range: $92,500-$127,200
Benefits: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; Simple IRA, generous holiday, and paid time off.
Priority will be given to applicants who apply by March 15, 2020. Please submit a resume and cover letter through our application process or by emailing Stacey Budd at email@example.com.Apply Here
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 Jenny Cruse, Inspections Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
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