Nature's International Certification Services (NICS), an accredited USDA organic certification agency, currently has a job opening for a Certification Specialist to assist in the certification review process. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of farming practices and foods systems with an emphasis relating to the organic industry being preferred. The ability to work collaboratively with clients and coworkers while paying attention to detail is necessary, as are excellent organizational skills and an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Primary duties of a Certification Specialist will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Job requirements for the Certification Specialist position includes:
The Certification Specialist position encompasses a regulatory understanding of the NOP, and new opportunities for learning are continuous. The applicant must have a desire to make a multi-year commitment to the NICS certification program in order to understand the diversity involved with the position; therefore, please only apply if you are willing to make this type of commitment to the organic industry. The position mainly consists within a sedentary office environment, but some travel may be required with a valid driver's license.
NICS is located in Vernon County in the heart of the beautiful Driftless Region of Wisconsin where the highest congregation of organic farms in the United States lies. Vernon County is also the home of many organic leaders, including Organic Valley.
NICS offers a family-friendly work place, recognition of a job well-done, and continued training opportunities. Additionally, after the probationary period has been satisfactorily completed, benefits are available. NICS is an equal opportunity employer.
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