Dairy Products Specialist 2 - Grade 23

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This title exists in Agriculture & Markets, Dept of and has approximately 11 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Dairy Products Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Dairy Products Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Dairy Industry Services Manager (Milk Control) 27 $103,784 $127,830
Dairy Industry Services Manager 27 $103,784 $127,830
Dir Dairy Industry Services 64 $123,793 $156,224

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

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Job Duties

As a Dairy Products Specialist 2, you would supervise Dairy Products Specialists 1; direct regional staff in inspection, rating, auditing and investigation activities. Depending on assignment you would administer the inspection program in an assigned multi-county area of the State; assist in planning and conducting training programs; direct and coordinate regional implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Program; provide technical expertise and interpretation of regulations to ensure uniform application of State and federal laws, regulations and policies; and may implement one or more Statewide programs relating to the dairy industry; or coordinate central office activities which may include duties pertaining to compliance or functioning as the Interstate Milk Shippers Program Supervisor and Food Safety Modernization Act Compliance Coordinator.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, candidates must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and have had three months of permanent competitive service as a Dairy Products Specialist 1, Dairy Products Specialist 1 (Spanish Language), Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 1, Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 2, Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 1 (Spanish Language), or Dairy Products Specialist Trainee 2 (Spanish Language).

Only the titles listed are qualifying.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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