The King County Agriculture Program has an opening for a PPM III Agriculture Policy position. The full job description can be found here: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kingcounty/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=899341
The King County Agriculture Program conserves agriculture land, promotes ecologically sound farm practices, and encourages continuing economic vitality of agriculture in the County.
This position is the staff liaison for the King County Agriculture Commission, which advises the County Executive and Council on agriculture issues. The position also has primary responsibility for work on policy and regulations to support agriculture, in cooperation with other programs in the division, the county permitting department and other agencies. The position will integrate efforts of the Agriculture Commission with the food economy initiative and other county initiatives. The position will also be responsible for tracking program progress on plans and recommendations related to agriculture. The position will work as part of the team to manage data on the land base and agricultural production in the county and work toward a more robust and sustainable agricultural sector. The position must have the technical, analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills to accomplish change and implement recommendations.