Job Opportunity

Agricultural Commissioner
Nevada County

Date Posted:

July 24, 2014


$92,159 – $112,507 per year 


The County of Nevada, California, located in the scenic Sierra foothills, seeks an Agricultural Commissioner to plan, organize and direct County-wide programs including Agriculture Management, Weights and Measures, and Wildlife Services Program; coordinate the local enforcement of laws and regulations for the promotion and protection of agriculture, control of pests, pesticides and animals, and promotion of related public safety; provide expert professional assistance to the Board of Supervisors and County management staff in areas of responsibility; and perform related work as required. 


Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in agricultural, biological, chemical or physical sciences and five years of increasing­ly responsible professional experience in the enforcement of agricultural or weights and measures laws, which has included at least two years at a supervisory or program management level. 

How to Apply:

For complete information and to apply, please visit or call 530-265-7010.

Filing Deadline:

Open until filled with a first cut-off date of Monday, August 25, 2014 @ 5:00pm. Tentative Oral Board Date is Thursday, October 2, 2014. 

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