Compliance Monitor 1 – Warehouse & Bonding Job at Agriculture, Georgia Department of – in Macon, GA

We at the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) take our responsibilities to you very seriously and are committed to protecting and promoting Georgia’s agriculture through superior service and leadership. The mission of the GDA is to protect consumers, promote agriculture, both locally and globally, and assist our customers using education, technology and a professional workforce. The vision of the GDA is to continue to be a globally recognized leader in agricultural excellence through a commitment to safety, quality, growth and innovation.

This position is assigned to the following location:
North Georgia (MACON to Tennessee)

Applicant must reside in this county or surrounding area or be willing to relocate.

Measure grain at Georgia Grain Warehouses to ensure collateral coverage with Financial institutions. Ensure that Georgia producers are protected from fraud.

Complete financial audits on Georgia livestock markets to ensure that enough funds are available to operate sales, and to make sure that bonded buyers are paying promptly.

Check and verify all cotton warehouses in the state of Georgia to ensure that Georgia producers are protected as well as the merchants have cotton in the warehouses.

Ensures that all commercial agricultural storage facilities in the state are licensed, bonded and inspected for inventory quantity and quality compliance.

Regulates the Georgia Grain Dealer Act, which requires bond coverage protection for grain payments to producers.

Issues licenses for cotton and grain warehouses, grain dealers, and tobacco warehouses and dealers.

Handles all records and matters relating to agricultural surety bonds and ensures that entities maintain adequate surety bond coverage.

Checks the bonds to ensure adequate coverage for licensing and that it is issued by an approved company, coordinates with federal bonding agencies, investigates nonpayment complaints, performs audits, and handles bond claims.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience performing office work, conducting research, or reviewing policy.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to applicants, who, in addition to meeting the Minimum Qualifications, possess knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience OR Three years of related experience

Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations relating to licensing, surety bonds, etc.

Familiarity with cotton, tobacco, and grain production.

Experience with record keeping and auditing.

Proficiency in oral and written communications.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

NOTE: The Georgia Department of Agriculture conducts background checks on all final candidates. Hiring of applicants is contingent upon satisfactory results of employment verification, background and criminal records investigations and motor vehicle reports.

HOW TO APPLY: Resumes may be submitted by adding to your profile in Team Georgia Careers.

Via Team Georgia Careers http://team.georgia.gov/careers/

The GDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Due to the large volume of submissions received by this office, information concerning application and/or interview status cannot be provided. Selected applicants will be contacted for next steps in the interview process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

If you need an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Office at (404) 656-3615.

** The position will be closed once a suitable candidate is identified *

High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience performing office work, conducting research, or reviewing policy.

About the Company

Company: Agriculture, Georgia Department of –

Company Location:  Macon, GA

Estimated Salary:

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