Missouri Department of Agriculture
  • 13-Mar-2017 to 03-Apr-2017 (CST)
  • Plant Industries-Feed, Seed & Treated Timber
  • Jefferson City, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave, Paid Holidays

Administrative Office Support Assistant
Annual Salary Range: $27,768.00 - $38,304.00
Full-time, benefited position

The Missouri Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industries, Feed, Seed and Treated Timber Program, has a full-time position located in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Job Description:
This is a senior-level specialized support and administrative position involving a high degree of independent judgment and action with supervision responsibility of office staff. The position will exercise independence in decision making based upon knowledge of the Missouri feed, seed, and treated timber laws, and the functions, policies, and procedures of the program. This position will provide administrative assistance to the Bureau's Program Administrator. This position will be responsible for understanding and maintaining operational knowledge of the MOPlants Feed, Seed and Treated Timber license and sample database. This position will also respond to inquiries from the regulated community on matters such as, licensing, labeling, product registration and tonnage fee requirements. The incumbent will be required to attain FDA commission status and will be responsible for servicing multiple federal contracts including accounting, invoicing and operation of the Federal Food Facility Registration Module. The position is responsible for publication of sample summary reports for all regulated programs.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must meet one of the following eligibility requirements: One or more years of experience as a Senior Office Support Assistant with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and have possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency. Or, four or more years of office or related clerical experience; and have possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency. (Training from an accredited vocational or business school in Office Management, Secretarial Science, or a closely related field may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours, or 480 clock hours, for one year. Earned credit hours from an accredited college or university may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 30 earned credit hours for one year.)

Application Process:
If interested, please complete the application attached to the announcement e-mail. You should also submit a current resume, cover letter and transcripts by attaching the documents to the application. Submit all documents to HR@mda.mo.gov. Please contact Human Resources with any questions at the telephone number or e-mail address listed below:

Missouri Department of Agriculture
Attention: HR
PO Box 630
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0630

Telephone: (573) 751-7751
TT/TDD: (800) 735-2966
Fax: (573) 522-5692
E-mail: HR@mda.mo.gov


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