Interested in joining a collaborative, supportive team? Vermont Organic Farmers (VOF) staff works together to maintain organic integrity for a sustainable food system and healthy communities in Vermont.
VOF announces contract openings for organic inspectors to audit crop, livestock, maple and processing facilities. The job of the organic inspector is to evaluate information provided by the certified operation and the certification agency, inspect the premise, assess all information and observations, and communicate findings to VOF. Inspectors are hired as independent consultants and thus are not eligible for employee benefits. VOF is seeking highly qualified professional auditors possessing experience in crop, maple and food processing.
Ideal candidates possess a B.A./B.S. degree or higher in agriculture, food technology, or related field or equivalent work experience. A general requirement is the completion or future completion of relevant courses offered by the International Organic Inspectors Association (www.ioia.net). The expectation is that organic inspectors will continue to improve their inspection skills through on-going professional development and will stay abreast of changes and trends in organic production and the organic regulations. Contract rate based on experience. Read the full job description. Only accepting electronic applications.
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Positions will remain open until filled.
VOF is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in our staff members as we observe how diversity in food systems fosters resilience and strength. We value racial and social equity in our workplace and in the world. We strive to create a safe and inviting office environment. VOF has a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any kind, and we encourage all qualified applicants to apply no matter their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status.