Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details
Economic Development Program Specialist (Agriculture) Trainee 1, G-13
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Career Ladder Information
|Title||Grade||Hiring Rate/yr||Job Rate/yr|
|Economic Dev Program Spec Trainee 1 Agriculture||13||$46,529||$59,542|
|Economic Dev Program Spec Trainee 2 Agriculture||14||$49,202||$62,806|
|Economic Development Program Specialist 1 Agricul||18||$61,270||$77,912|
|Economic Development Program Specialist 2 Agricul||23||$79,325||$100,342|
|Economic Development Program Specialist 3 Agricul||27||$97,826||$120,492|
All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.
Economic Development Program Specialists (Agriculture) apply agricultural business knowledge, training, and experience to provide agricultural economic development services to develop, promote, and market New York State (NYS) agricultural products and commodities. Incumbents deliver and administer programs and projects that provide technical assistance, business support services, economic development, and marketing and promotion guidance to individuals, companies and organizations in the food and agricultural industry. The specific duties performed vary by program assignment.
Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.
Agencies with this Title
You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.
A bachelor's or higher degree.
If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.
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For Trainee 2 you must also have one year of professional experience in agriculture, natural resource management, regional planning, economic development, manufacturing or food service fields that include business or program management, domestic or international marketing, conducting research, event planning or coordination, or developing or implementing strategies.
For the Full Performance Level you must also have two years of professional experience in agriculture, natural resource management, regional planning, economic development, manufacturing or food service fields that include business or program management, domestic or international marketing, conducting research, event planning or coordination, or developing or implementing strategies.
How to Apply
The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted