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26 Aug 2022

Full-Time Certification Director

PCO – Posted by sandyvandeven Anywhere

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Job Description

Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) announces a job opening for Certification Director. The Certification Director is responsible for the leadership of the Certification department and the growth and continual improvement of the PCO Certification Programs. The position is responsible for overseeing all certification program processes, resources, and results-based outcomes. This position will collaborate closely with the Director of Operations and Executive Director as part of the Leadership Team of PCO.

PCO is a growing non-profit organization that works with organic farmers and food producers across the US. PCO provides organic certification services to more than 1600 operations, employs approximately 35 staff, and sub-contracts with around 40 field inspectors.Our staff are dedicated to our vision: all communities are enriched by organic food and farming, and we are committed to our culture of purpose, caring, and results.

This is a full-time, exempt, telecommuting position.

Salary range: $68,000 – 93,500, depending on experience.

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PCO is a growing organization of individuals committed to our core values, mission, and vision. We foster a positive work culture focused on purpose, caring, and results. While we have a small office in Spring Mills, PA, we are primarily a remote organization with team members in multiple states nationwide.

The health and wellbeing of our team members is a top priority at PCO. Full Time and Part Time 24 Employees receive the following benefits package:

  • Competitive wages
  • Health/Dental/Vision Plans, including Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) beginning on the first day of employment
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Life Insurance (premiums 100% paid by PCO)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): begins accruing immediately
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Floating Holidays
  • Paid Holidays (12) plus weekdays between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Versatile Paid Leave and Unpaid Leave options
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Simple IRA with company match
  • Flat rate internet reimbursement

PCO is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. We do not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, political beliefs, union membership, disability (in accordance with the American With Disabilities Act and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act), veteran status, gender or sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by law. We value and encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color; members of the LGBTQ+ community; veterans; people with disabilities; and people who have been formerly incarcerated. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for opportunities when they don’t feel fully qualified. We are most interested in finding the best candidate, and that candidate may come from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to submit your interest.

We keep our core values at the center of our hiring process.

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Job Categories: Sustainable Agriculture / Food. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: certified organic, organic, Sustainable Ag., and USDA. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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