Employer: Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Plant Pest Control Program
Location: Jefferson City, Missouri
Application deadline: October 16, 2020
- The primary responsibility is management of the plant disease diagnostic laboratory including supervision of a plant diagnostician, as well as performance and oversight of disease diagnostics. This is a regulatory diagnostic lab.
- Manage the fruit tree and grapevine virus-free certification program, performance and supervision of related field work, and serve on regional or national committees as the opportunities arise.
- Provide expert guidance to program staff and supervisor on plant regulatory actions including quarantines, export certification, post-entry quarantine, federal permit reviews, and pest management guidance.
- Network and collaborate with plant diagnosticians, diagnostic laboratories, and researchers nationwide to stay informed on new and emerging plant disease threats.
- And more!