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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/16/18

Applications Due05/29/18

Vacancy ID53377

AgencyAgriculture & Markets, Department of

TitleAssistant Horticultural Inspector 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $17.61 to $17.61 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 90%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Ulster

Street Address Hudson Valley, NY

City Hudson Valley


Zip Code12401

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 30 college credits

• 30 college credits in horticulture, forestry, plant pathology, botany, entomology, environmental studies/plant
science, or a biological science primarily related to the scientific study of plants.
• Possession of a current, valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle (reimbursement for mileage).
• Ability to navigate and read maps; tree identification skills.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION: Visual surveyor for presence of insects and pests of concern.
Field surveyors taking leaf samples in commercial orchards.
Insect surveyor setting up insect traps in various locations, servicing traps and property packaging insect specimens to laboratories for identification.
Coordinator of data, survey record maintenance and survey supplies.
Survey mapping assistant.
Maintenance of diagnostic records and report compilation.

All positions require:
Attention to detail, ability to follow directions and good record keeping is needed. Able to work in all types of outdoor environments in all types of weather. Good communications skills with the general public.

Additional duties include:
Maintenance of daily and weekly records of inspection work. Inspection and survey of residential properties, businesses, and densely populated treed areas for the presence of plum pox virus.
Duties require fast walking, bending, squatting, working outdoors in various terrains, inclement weather, and close proximity to poison ivy.

Additional Comments Travel will be mostly local. Overnight travel is kept to a minimum.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Kipp Campbell

Telephone 518-457-3216

Fax 518-457-8852

Email Address


Street 10B Airline Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12235


Notes on ApplyingPlease send cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts to the

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