Colorado State CDA-Brand Inspector-Durango District in Other (see primary location below for details), Colorado

CDA-Brand Inspector-Durango District

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CDA-Brand Inspector-Durango District

Salary

$16.98 - $23.98 Hourly

Location

Other (see primary location below for details), CO

Job Type

Part Time

Department

Department of Agriculture

Job Number

BAA-00079-01082019

Closing

1/23/2019 4:59 PM Mountain

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Department Information

Agriculture is a part of all our lives. As an employee of the Colorado Department of Agriculture

(CDA), you would be working in an agency that affects every person in the state because when

you eat, wear clothes, or drive a car--you are part of agriculture. The mission of CDA is to

strengthen and advance Colorado agriculture; promote a safe and high-quality food supply;

protect consumers; and foster responsible stewardship of the environment and natural

resources. Agriculture is one of the top three industries in Colorado, provides $40 billion to the

state economy, and employs more than 170,000 people across the state; and CDA is proud to

be a part of such an important industry.

Description of Job

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL THIS PART-TIME POSITION IN THE DURANGO DISTRICT ONLY.

YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE USED IN A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS WILL NOT BE A PART OF THE ANALYSIS, SO BE SURE YOUR APPLICATION IS COMPLETED IN FULL.

IF YOUR EXPERIENCE IS VOLUNTARY OR ON YOUR OWN FAMILY RANCH PLEASE ENTER IT IN AS A JOB IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION ON YOUR APPLICATION. YOU MAY RECEIVE CREDIT FROM THE AGE OF 16 AND OVER. YOU MUST GIVE DATES AND NUMBER OF HOURS WORKED, AS WELL AS JOB DUTIES.

Position will physically brand inspect livestock and alternative livestock offered for sale, transport or slaughter prior to shipment or change of ownership to ensure valid legal title. Will implement proper use, care and maintenance of the state assigned vehicle and other division property in the district, and schedule inspection appointments to guarantee most efficient time management for the best possible service to the area. Audits proof of ownership documents or legal contracts to certify legal title or possession of livestock. Position may take control of questionable ownership livestock as mandated by Colorado statute upon direction from the immediate supervisor. Issues inspection certificates and compiles permanent record of inspection activities to confirm and document statutory compliance. Is responsible for the district permanent record, and affirms and verifies market and slaughter plant compliance to State regulation within jurisdiction as directed from the immediate supervisor. Position computes and reconciles inspection fees, minimum charges, horse permit fees, beef board fees, horse board fees and mileage costs. Assists in investigation of estray livestock to certify legal owner and proper compliance with statute concerning the sale and reconciliation of all proceeds and expenses as they relate to strays as directed in the Brand Inspector manual.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

IF YOUR EXPERIENCE IS VOLUNTARY OR ON YOUR OWN FAMILY RANCH PLEASE ENTER IT IN AS A JOB IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION ON YOUR APPLICATION. YOU MAY RECEIVE CREDIT FROM THE AGE OF 16 AND OVER. YOU MUST GIVE DATES AND NUMBER OF HOURS WORKED, AS WELL AS JOB DUTIES.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Two years experience working with CATTLE, part-time work will be pro-rated.

Basic computer skills required. Must have experience with smartphone & email.

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

Ability to read brands

Have experience with horses

Have experience physically working with livestock in a variety of settings such as sale barns, drives, round-ups, sorting, and penning

Basic math skills

Good interpersonal skills

Good verbal & written communication skills

Problem solving skills

Planning & organizing skills

Basic computer skills and cell phone usage experience

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License

  • Must be able to work a varied work schedule which may include evenings and weekends

  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position including the ability to move with agility, dexterity, and speed around livestock and the ability to rapidly climb gates or fences

  • Must be able to work inside and outside as needed in inclement weather (e.g. hot, cold, wet, humid, and/ or windy conditions)

APPEAL RIGHTS:

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.

A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.