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OneCert is looking for qualified individuals to join our team.

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@onecert.com.


Organic Certification Specialist — Processing and Handling

Application deadline: OneCert is no longer accepting applications

Job Description: A Certification Specialist reviews applications and inspection reports of new applicants and continuing operations for certification as an organic product handler, processor, trader, or retailer. This includes but is not limited to review of labels, product formulations, ingredient suppliers, food additives, production methods, equipment sanitation procedures, facility pest control plans, and audit trail documentation for compliance to the USDA National Organic Program regulations and applicable international requirements. The specialist will also gather information by phone, email, and reference materials. Communication about decisions is by formal letters and notices. There may also be opportunities to observe and conduct organic inspections.

This position takes about a year to fully master, so only apply if you are making a multi-year commitment.

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska office (remote working arrangement may be possible for experienced applicant). OneCert has a strict non-smoking policy.

Required Qualifications: B.S. or B.A. degree or higher and/or comparable experience in related fields such as food science, food technology, food processing, quality assurance, or similar.

  • Competency with email, word processing, and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team of reviewers/inspectors.
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills.
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to logically solve problems under pressure.
  • Ability to work with people of various cultural backgrounds and languages.
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.

Desired:

  • Experience with organic regulations.
  • Competency with Google Drive, databases and other computer applications.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, health insurance, and Simple IRA with company match.


Organic Certification Intern — Crops

Application deadline: OneCert is no longer accepting applications

An intern position is designed to provide training and experience to an upper level student who is interested in organic certification. Position may be part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer. Successful interns may be offered permanent employment at the end of the internship.

Job Description: A Certification Specialist reviews applications and inspection reports of new applicants and continuing operations for certification as an organic crop producer. This includes but is not limited to review of seed, field history, fertility practices and inputs, weed control practices, production methods, inputs, pest control plans, and audit trail documentation for compliance to the USDA Organic Regulations and applicable international requirements. The specialist will also gather information by phone, email, and reference materials. Communication about decisions is by formal letters and notices. There may also be opportunities to observe and conduct organic inspections.

Location: Lincoln, Nebraska office (remote working arrangement may be possible for experienced applicant). OneCert has a strict non-smoking policy.

Required Qualifications: B.S. or B.A. degree or higher and/or comparable experience in related fields such as agronomy, natural resources, horticulture, livestock, or similar.

  • Competency with email, word processing, and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team of reviewers/inspectors.
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills.
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to logically solve problems under pressure.
  • Ability to work with people of various cultural backgrounds and languages.
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment.

Desired:

  • Experience with organic regulations.
  • Competency with Google Drive, databases and other computer applications.

Salary: Competitive hourly wage paid during internship. Permanent employee benefits include paid vacation, health insurance, and Simple IRA with company match.