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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/02/22

Applications Due12/12/22

Vacancy ID117843

AgencyAgriculture & Markets, Department of

TitleDairy Products Specialist Trainee 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $61270 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 90%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Columbia

Street Address Columbia County

City Hudson


Zip Code12534

Minimum Qualifications Provisional Appointment: If there is no appropriate eligible list of at least three people willing to accept permanent appointment for this geographic location, the Department may nominate a qualified person for a provisional appointment under the provisions of Section 65 of the Civil Service Law.

Provisional Appointment Qualifications: You must have 120 college semester credit hours which must include 18 semester credit hours in specialized courses related to: environmental health, agricultural science, biological science, physics, chemistry, or production or processing of dairy or food products.
Substitution: Satisfactory full-time experience in dairy products inspection, milk or food plant production, or milk or food plant quality control may be used to substitute for a maximum of 60 college credits at the rate of one year of experience equaling 30 semester credit hours.

Candidates appointed provisionally must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, and their score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score may not be retained.

Duties Description The duties of a Dairy Products Specialist 1 involve conducting inspections and ratings of milk plants and farms, as well as collecting product samples, in accordance with state and federal regulations to ensure the quality and safety of milk and milk products, and conducting sanitary inspections of dairy farms, milk processing plants, frozen dessert plants, dairy product manufacturers, and milk handlers.

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Name Laura Osa

Telephone 518-457-3216

Fax 518-457-8852

Email Address


Street 10B Airline Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12235


Notes on ApplyingHow to apply: 1. Copy and paste this link into your browser to complete the online application and upload your cover letter, unofficial transcripts and resume. Applications are due by December 12, 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Osa in Human Resources at (518) 457-3216 or
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