• Bachelor of Science Degree with at least five years experience in related regulatory or environmental work. Additional related education may be considered in lieu of some experience.
• Membership or entitlement to membership in a related professional society.
• Good understanding of environmental risks related to the livestock industry.
• Knowledge of agricultural practices and/or livestock operations.
• Computer literate with good word processing, spreadsheet and database skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Working knowledge of relevant NRCB and government legislation, regulations and operational policies.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Self-motivated and able to coordinate multiple tasks at any one time.
Skills and Attributes:
Professional: Technically competent, well respected in his/her field. Demonstrates high ethical standards and an honest, open and consistent approach to working with people. Self motivated with special attention to detail and accuracy. Consistently meets deadlines with high quality work. Actively pursues continued education and professional development.
Problem-solving: Applies analytical skills and sound judgment to arrive at practical solutions to a diversity of issues.
Self Confidence: Confident in skills and abilities. Make timely and constructive recommendations and decisions.
Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills; communicate effectively with specialists and non-specialists.
Organizational Skills: Able to handle a variety of projects at the same time. Excellent time management skills.
Interpersonal Skills: Well-developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with people with strong view points.
Results-oriented: Achieves organizational objectives by anticipating problems, using initiative and identifying opportunities for resolution.
Teamwork: Contributes to team and organizational success. Supports team members, shares success.