Horticultural Inspector 2 Apiculture - Grade 23

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Job Duties

Non-competitive, one-position class; coordinates, manages and supervises seasonal apiary inspection staff involved in statewide apiary inspection program. Reporting to the Assistant Director Plant Industry, manages the States apiary inspection program; establishes and implements honey bee inspection goals, priorities, procedures and budget; schedules and assigns apiary staff to conduct field inspections, and may personally conduct the more difficult inspections; develops apiary inspector training programs and evaluates staff performance; enforces program violations in consultation with legal office; and develops effective beekeeping strategies and distributes information to others in the industry.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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Bachelors degree in apiculture, entomology, biology, zoology, or pest management or a closely related field and five years of experience in supervising, implementing or coordinating a major government agricultural or horticultural project; or an associate degree in the fields listed above and five years of the above experience; or seven years of commercial or semi-commercial beekeeping experience.

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