Job Opportunity

Agricultural Commissioner / Sealer
San Joaquin County

Date Posted:

June 27, 2014


Annual Base Salary: $103,459 – $125,757


The Agricultural Commissioner plans, organizes, directs and administers the agricultural and weights and measures inspection and enforcement programs in accordance with State regulations and requirements. The incumbent is appointed by the Board of Supervisors for a renewable term of four years and is responsible for carrying out State programs under the administration of the California Secretary of Food and Agriculture.  The Agricultural Commissioner leads, manages and administers the programs, functions, budgets and activities of the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office.  The incumbent is expected to provide executive and     strategic management to the department and must model a strong work ethic and leadership skills, including accountability for oneself and others.


Required Qualifications

Special Requirement:  Possession of valid licenses as both a County Agricultural Commissioner and a County Sealer of Weights and Measures, issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

License:   Possession of a valid California driver’s license.


Desirable Qualifications:

Candidates invited to participate in the screening and selection process will possess a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Education ranging from Bachelors to a Master’s degree in agriculture, biological science or a related field.
  • Demonstrated management experience involving certificated agricultural inspection, weights and measure, or related public sector enforcement work. 

How to Apply:

Completed application package including supplemental application must be submitted to the Human Resources Division by the final filing date: July 25, 2014

Apply Online Today:

Or submit your application, supplemental and

resume to:

San Joaquin County Human Resources

Attn: Marie Sneed

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton,  CA  95202

Tel:  209.468.9755

Fax:  209.468.0508

If warranted by the number of applicants, applications may be reviewed by a screening panel. If utilized, the screening panel will select those most qualified to be considered for participation in selection processes.

Final candidates will be interviewed by the County Board of Supervisors in a closed session interview.

A background investigation will be required for all final candidates.  Final appointment will be conditional upon passing a drug screening test as well as DOJ Live Scan fingerprinting.   

Filing Deadline:

July 25, 2014

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