Midwest Organic Services Association (MOSA)-Certification Specialist Position

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Midwest Organic Services Association (MOSA) is seeking a qualified individual to join our certification team. We are a nonprofit organic certification agency rooted in the Midwest with certified clients in over 20 U.S. states. We certify crops, livestock, processors and handlers. 


Primary responsibilities of the Certification Specialist position include evaluating organic plan information and inputs to determine compliance with the National Organic Standards, communication with organic operators about certification requirements, and the performance of on-site organic inspections. The ideal candidate will have a relevant college or university degree, or equivalent training and experience, and knowledge of organic systems and certification. Experience with food science or food processing and handling is a plus.

We require excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong computer skills, and the ability to do detail oriented work in a fast paced environment. This is a full time salaried position with benefits working out of our office in Viroqua, Wisconsin. Salary is highly competitive for a nonprofit organization and for the area. We offer a friendly work environment, challenging work, open communication, and commitment to a job well-done in a thriving small town with a strong progressive community. For a complete job description and application details visit http://mosaorganic.org/join-us. Applications will be accepted through March 2, 2018. No phone calls, please.