Grain Sampler - Part Time

Missouri Department of Agriculture
1031 North Topping Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64119
United States

Job Start Date
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Experience Required
Degree Required
From $11.22
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
This is semi-skilled manual work in the grain inspection program of the Department of Agriculture.
An employee in this class obtains grain samples and inspects carriers prior to loading of grain. The employee receives training in sampling procedures established by the Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS). Work is performed under the supervision from a Grain Inspector or other designated superior.
Job Requirements
Applicants must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
Completion of the eighth school grade plus six months of work experience (Additional work experience may be substituted for deficiencies in the required education).
Completion of tenth grade.
Special Requirements
Ability to obtain USDA/FGIS licenses to sample grain within established timeframes.
Employer Contact Information
Missouri Department of Agriculture
Terri Haake

The Missouri Department of Agriculture, located in Jefferson City, Mo., is dedicated to the promotion and protection of the state’s agriculture industry. With nearly 100,000 farms on more than 28 million acres of farmland, the state’s Department of Agriculture works to connect farmers with consumers. Nearly 90% of Missouri’s farms are family owned, and our family farms are committed to producing a safe and secure food supply for customers locally and globally. Additionally, more than one in every ten Missouri jobs are in agriculture and forestry.

The Department of Agriculture houses five divisions including Ag Business Development, Animal Health, Grain Inspection & Warehousing, Plant Industries and Weights, Measures & Consumer Protection. These divisions work each day to promote and protect the backbone of the state’s economy.

When it comes to economic impact, agriculture is a heavy hitter. Between crops, livestock, forestry and fishery production; agriculture inputs and services agriculture inputs and services; food and related products manufacturing and forestry products manufacturing, agriculture’s economic contribution to Missouri totals $88.4 billion.

Missouri is incredibly diverse in what we grow. From corn and soybeans in the north and cotton and rice in the south, all of our commodity groups work together to form one agriculture.

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