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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: NMDA Inspector,Assc
Position Classification Code: U4034
Job Family: NMDA
Pay Level: 06
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under direct supervision performs regulatory inspections and otherwise enforces consumer and producer protection laws and regulations.
Standard Duties:
Inspects agricultural and horticultural plants for disease, insects, and other plant pests. Inspects bee colonies for disease; sample feed, seed, and fertilizer for laboratory testing. Inspects pesticide applicators for compliance with the Pesticide Control Act. Performs marketplace inspections of pesticide products. Assists in cooperative spray programs. Assists in applicator training programs. Inspects fruits and vegetables for quality characteristics. Examines weighing and measuring devices for accuracy. Evaluates prepackaged items for correct weight, price, and label information. Inspects eggs for size and quality. Obtains product samples for lab analysis. Instructs and trains others in methods and procedures. Performs related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
University and Department policies and procedures; principles and practices of organization and administration; livestock and agricultural sector in New Mexico and the United States; state and federal laws and regulations.
Short- and long-range planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; compiling statistics; public contact and relations.
Perform routine inspection functions under limited supervision; direct, train, and supervise the work of assigned personnel; communicate effectively in written and oral form; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct several activities; analyze and evaluate information;
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-