Sustainable Agriculture Analyst, Sustainable Food Group

Full-time analyst position available with an independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and other best practices and performance metrics. Responsibilities include contributing to quality assurance efforts for sustainability programs for farmers, food companies and supply chains.

The individual in this position will work with the project team, scientists, farmers, packer/shippers and processors on verification of information provided by program participants including quality assurance of desk and site audits and other verification responsibilities. The individual will also support standards research, development and implementation, and contribute content expertise to other projects.

Required:

  • Three or more years of experience working with specialty crops.
  • Demonstrated understanding of key sustainable agriculture practices.
  • Excellent analytical skills, strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully execute objectives that include repetitive tasks.

Preferred:

  • Degree in agriculture, agroecology, agronomy or similar field.
  • Spanish language proficiency.

Flexible schedule, hourly compensation commensurate with skills and experience ($16.50 – $17.50 per hour). Benefits include health insurance and retirement plans, and paid holidays and vacation. Located in downtown Madison, on bus routes.

The IPM Institute of North America, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed in 1998 to leverage the power of the marketplace to improve sustainability.

Send resume and cover letter to Emily Ciesielski at 1020 Regent St., Madison WI 53715, or email eciesielski@ipminstitute.org.

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