Agricultural Market Specialist

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General summary

This is a first-level professional position responsible for performing detailed examinations of grain and/or other agricultural businesses’ licenses and related records. This position conducts physical inventories/assessments of grain, livestock, and other agricultural products to determine the type, quantity, quality and condition of the commodities. Duties may include market development or promotion and facilitation of programs. May also compile and provide agricultural market reports. May be responsible for training staff.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of state and federal laws, policies, rules, and regulations relating to grain sampling and inspection. Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles. Ability to train and mentor lower-level employees.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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